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As the Summer Heats Up, the Economy Cools Down

There is something to the market adage “Sell in May and go away,” and it’s not just that traders and people in general are taking vacations over the summer and ...
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Ahead of Hurricane Season, More Than 7 Million Homes Are at Risk

The 2019 U.S. hurricane season officially begins Saturday, June 1. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) Climate Prediction Center forecasts a near-normal Atlantic season this year, with a 30% ...
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Many Stocks Riding the Waves and Pressure of Hurricane Florence and Other Storms

Hurricane Florence is expected to hit the Carolinas as a major hurricane on Thursday and was already a Category 4 storm on Tuesday. Evacuations, home repairs and homes having to ...
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Insurers Bracing for Hurricane Florence, More Storm Threats Coming

Hurricane Florence is expected to hit the Carolinas as a major hurricane on Thursday evening, and it coincides with what is generally projected to be the peak-week of the 2018 ...
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Is 2018 on Track for a Bigger Than Average Storm Season?

With Memorial Day quickly approaching, hurricane season is almost upon us. Last year Texas was rocked by one of the most devastating hurricanes this country has seen, so there’s no ...
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Why 2018 Looks Like Another Strong Hurricane Season Is Coming

After a 2017 hurricane season affected too many communities to easily count, it's time to look forward to what the 2018 hurricane season will bring. According to the Colorado State ...
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Is Tropical Storm Nate or Hurricane Nate the Next Big U.S. Weather Threat?

It was just on Monday that the National Hurricane Center's (NHC) constantly updated image map showed little to no real activity in the tropics. Within a period of roughly 48 hours ...
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National Economic Growth Slowed in August

The regional branches of the Federal Reserve release regional economic data, but some of the regional banks issue national economic reports. It is those national economic reports that usually stand ...
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Why Jefferies Sees 5 Big Winners From This Hurricane Season

Hurricane Harvey rocked the Texas coast just a few weeks ago and won’t soon be forgotten. The flood damage and destruction to the overall infrastructure of Houston and the surrounding ...
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Florida Gas Prices Top $2.70

Gas prices in certain areas of Florida have surged above $2.70 for an average gallon of regular. At some stations, the prices are much higher. Although local officials have taken ...
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Could Hurricane Irma Cause $125 Billion in Insured Damages?

Having a Category 5 hurricane coming your direction is nothing to be taken lightly. Reports of Hurricane Irma's wind speeds of 185 miles per hour sound catastrophic enough, but many ...
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Costs From Hurricane Harvey Racking Up as Hurricane Irma Threat Grows

If you live anywhere in Texas or Louisiana, Hurricane Harvey is still dominating the conversation. Now Hurricane Irma is bearing down on the Caribbean and may possibly make landfall in ...
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UPDATE: Harvey Upgraded to Hurricane, on Track for Gulf Coast Refineries

UPDATE: At 1 p.m. CT, the National Hurricane Center upgraded tropical storm Harvey to Hurricane Harvey. The storm now clocks sustained winds of 85 mph and continues on its slow ...
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6 Most Important Business Stories Today

It appears that the effort by Chinese truck manufacturer Great Wall to buy Jeep from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) has faltered. Fiat Chrysler has not indicated that it ...
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And Then There Were Two: Hurricane Matthew and Hurricane Nicole

The eastern coast of Florida is braced for its worst hurricane in years. Hurricane Matthew has strengthened into a category 4 storm, a major hurricane with winds up to 140 miles per ...
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