• 10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Here is what you need to know.
    Hurricane Florence is due to make landfall on Saturday. The category 4 hurricane, which is now expected to make landfall in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, could produce 40 inches of rain and a 13-foot storm surge.
    Insurance and construction stocks have taken a beating ahead of Hurricane Florence. Over the past three trading sessions, Travelers has fallen 3.5% and Summit Materials lost 9.4% as traders position themselves ahead of Florence's landfall.
    Trump's trade war has Chinese stocks taking a beating while the US market soars. The Shanghai Composite has lost...
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  • People Are “Fighting For Food” As Authorities Warn Florence “Could Produce A Disaster Comparable” To Hurricane Katrina

    People Are “Fighting For Food” As Authorities Warn Florence “Could Produce A Disaster Comparable” To Hurricane Katrina

    10 days ago - By The Economic Collapse

    Hurricane Florence is about to make a “direct hit” on the east coast, and public officials are making one ominous declaration about this storm after another. Florence is being called “extremely dangerous” , “a monster” , “the worst in 60 years” and “the storm of a lifetime”. By the end of this week we shall see if this storm lives up to the hype, but at this point it is definitely an immensely powerful storm. Hurricanes of this magnitude very rarely come this far north, and panic is starting to set in all across the mid-Atlantic region as people realize that this is really happening. Over...
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  • The US East Coast is taking cover as Hurricane Florence barrels toward land - here's how you can help animals in the path of the storm

    The US East Coast is taking cover as Hurricane Florence barrels toward land - here's how you can help animals in the path of the storm

    10 days ago - By Chron

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    Animal shelters in the path of Hurricane Florence are preparing for the worst as the US East Coast prepared for the Category 4 storm to make landfall at the end of the week.
    Facilities in the region are mobilizing ahead of the storm, but the task of transporting shelter animals is difficult and costly,
    Some of those shelters are encouraging people to donate money for the cause.
    While scores of people in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia are being told to leave their homes ahead of what's expected to be a devastating Hurricane Florence, animal shelters in...
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