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Hurricane Economy

Catastrophe Bonds Traded Furiously As Hurricane Irene Approaches

Posted 10.26.2011 | Business

By Katy Burne of the Wall Street Journal The market for catastrophe bonds has seen a flurry of activity in recent days as traders express different...

Hurricane Irene: Oil Refineries Likely To Shut Down As Storm Nears

AP | CHRIS KAHN | Posted 10.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — East Coast refineries are likely to close in advance of Hurricane Irene's arrival this weekend, analysts say. The shutdowns are alrea...