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Hurricane Iota Slams Central America

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    Tropical Storm Eta Hits the Florida Keys, Bringing Flash-Flood Warning Tropical Storm Eta Hits the Florida Keys, Bringing Flash-Flood Warning 1:20
    Storm Eta Brings Death and Devastation to Central America Storm Eta Brings Death and Devastation to Central America 1:24
    Hurricane Zeta Roars Into Louisiana; Hundreds of Thousands Without Power Hurricane Zeta Roars Into Louisiana; Hundreds of Thousands Without Power 1:32
6:26 a.m. Feb. 27, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
‘The sheer number of claims are extraordinary': Texans pay a lot for insurance --- but will that help them now? 'Document everything,' said Camille Garcia, director of communications and public affairs at the Insurance Council of Texas
6:52 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
IRS pushes back tax-filing deadline for Texas and Oklahoma taxpayers after devastating winter stormThe Internal Revenue Service wants to give taxpayers more time to pick up the pieces of their financial lives after Winter Storm Uri.
2:00 a.m. Feb. 24, 2021 - MarketWatch
Entergy sales shift toward homesEntergy Corp. on Wednesday posted a roughly flat profit year over year in the latest quarter as the Covid-19 pandemic brought growth in residential demand but a decline in commercial billing. The New Orleans-based utility recorded earnings of $1.93 a share, a cent higher than the $1.92 in earnings it reported in the fourth quarter of 2019.
11:58 p.m. Feb. 21, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Food supply, insect-borne diseases, scammers and more: How to prepare for climate changeThere will be chaos, and much of it has actually already begun. The author of a book on the subject offers advice and a surprisingly positive outlook.
8:32 p.m. Feb. 21, 2021 - MarketWatch
Sasold adjusted Ebitda falls in line with forecastSasol Ltd. on Monday reported a 6.2% fall in adjusted Ebitda for the first half of fiscal 2021, the middle of the range forecast last month. The South Africa-based petrochemical and energy company said adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization for the six months ended Dec.
6:25 a.m. Feb. 20, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Biden declares major disaster in Texas as federal aid flowsA month into the job and focused on the coronavirus, Biden is seeing his disaster management skills tested after winter storms plunged Texas, Oklahoma and neighboring states into an unusual deep freeze that left millions shivering in homes that lost heat and power, and in many homes, water.
11:31 a.m. Feb. 16, 2021 - MarketWatch
AIG earnings fell 10% in fourth quarter Insurance conglomerate American International Group Inc.'s net income swung to a loss on mark-to-market adjustments in hedging programs primarily for certain products sold by its life-insurance unit. The company's closely watched adjusted income fell 10% in the fourth quarter, hurt by additional Covid-19 costs.
5:43 a.m. Feb. 12, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Do you have a disaster plan for your parents?If you have elderly parents, you'll do them (and yourself) a huge favor by helping them become more prepared in case of a flood, fire or other disaster.
3:34 a.m. Feb. 8, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
To address climate change, the SEC should require corporations to disclose more information about their risksTo make informed decisions about how to allocate capital and manage risks, investors and the public need complete, comparable, and reliable information about companies’ climate risk. 
9:47 a.m. Feb. 2, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
How the COVID-19 pandemic can be the push forward that the planet needsJust as people band together against a virus, we can fight environmental and social ills.
8:07 a.m. Feb. 1, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
U.S. tops 26 million COVID cases as blizzard conditions hamper vaccinations in NortheastThe global tally of confirmed cases of the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 climbed above 103 million on Monday with the U.S. accounting for a quarter of that number, as a snowstorm created blizzard conditions across the Northeast and shuttered vaccination sites.
8:27 p.m. Jan. 28, 2021 - MarketWatch
Sasol expects first-half earnings to rise sharplySasol Ltd. on Friday forecast earnings per share to soar in the first half of fiscal 2021, as it said it expects to book large noncash adjustments, although core earnings are likely be hit by lower oil prices and sales volumes.
10:52 a.m. Jan. 21, 2021 - By Home Media
The best home warranty companies of 2020Read this review of the best home warranty companies to find the home warranty that is right for you. Learn about coverage, cost and more.
1:41 p.m. Jan. 18, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Head of Census Bureau to resign following criticism from DemocratsFacing criticism over efforts to produce citizenship data to comply with an order from President Donald Trump, U.S. Census Bureau director Steven Dillingham said Monday that he planned to resign with the change in presidential administrations.
5:31 a.m. Jan. 16, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
How climate change is ruining retirement across AmericaWith everything from rising sea levels to raging fires, popular retirement spots are becoming hazardous.
3:30 a.m. Jan. 16, 2021 - By John Scott Lewinski
Mexican Resorts Get Creative Amid PandemicProperties take advantage of work-from-home opportunities and focus on health and cleanliness
9:04 a.m. Jan. 14, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Economy may need more public infrastructure spending if the pandemic leaves Americans cautiously saving moreThe most effective stimulus for the economy would be a large and well-targeted public infrastructure spending program, not another $2,000 check that will be saved and not spent.
10:08 a.m. Jan. 8, 2021 - By Rachel Koning Beals
2020 brought 22 climate-change disasters costing $1 billion or more and capped the hottest decade on recordGlobal average temperatures in 2020 closed out the hottest decade since record-keeping began, conditions marked by a surge in deadly and expensive wildfires, hurricanes and other natural disasters.
6:43 a.m. Jan. 3, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Watch out, Los Angeles: FEMA calculates riskiest and safest places in U.S.The Federal Emergency Management Agency has calculated the risk for every county in America for 18 types of natural disasters, such as earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, volcanoes and even tsunamis.
6:24 a.m. Jan. 3, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Census Bureau finding little evidence of falsified data in 2020 population countPreliminary look at the data suggests 0.4% of the hundreds of thousands of census takers, also known as enumerators, may have either falsified data or performed their jobs unsuccessfully.
12:46 p.m. Jan. 2, 2021 - By Silvia Ascarelli
My husband wants to be by the ocean, but I lived through Katrina and love lakes — where can we (semi) retire and rent for $2,000 a month?We are both open to moving just about anywhere warm and near water, but would like it to be walkable, inclusive and have an airport.
9:41 a.m. Jan. 1, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
OPINION: Despite New Year’s happy talk, human history teaches that things can always get much, much worseIn so many ways this dreadful year of ours can certainly be followed by an even more dreadful one, despite all the enforced optimism of New Year's Eve.
11:52 a.m. Dec. 29, 2020 - Barrons.com
Travelers Handled Hurricanes and Lockdowns. What’s Ahead in 2021. A recent acquisition will complement Travelers’ products for individuals, including auto and home insurance.
11:28 a.m. Dec. 19, 2020 - By Silvia Ascarelli
We want to retire to Florida or a Florida-type atmosphere and buy a condo with lots of amenities for $250,000 — where should we go? Have a question on where to retire? Email us at HelpMeRetire@marketwatch.comWe’ll receive around $5,000 a month in Social Security
9:29 a.m. Dec. 19, 2020 - By Silvia Ascarelli
We want a diverse area with moderate population, warm, beach and culture — so where should we retire? Looking for ideas on the best place for you to retire? Email HelpMeRetire@marketwatch.comOne suggestion: A place like Key West before it became overrun with tourists.
9:33 a.m. Dec. 17, 2020 - Barrons.com
A Deep Value Play: Resilience Amid the horrendous challenges of 2020, advisors can battle stress and improve their clients’ lives and their own.
6:58 a.m. Dec. 15, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
Home buyers are starting to factor flood and wildfire risks into their real estate decisions --- and it's affecting price growthThe effects of climate change are being seen in the nation’s housing market.
10:57 a.m. Dec. 14, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Will Ivanka and Jared move to 'Billionaires Bunker' in Florida?Are Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner trading the political life in Washington, DC, for some fun in the sun? According to the New York Post, the young couple have bought a nearly 2-acre lot of land in Florida for the tidy sum of $31.8 million.
8:04 a.m. Dec. 11, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Natural-gas prices look to end the year higher for the first time since 2016Natural gas is outperforming oil in 2020, with prices now poised to do something they haven’t done since 2016: finish higher for the year.
2:00 a.m. Dec. 11, 2020 - Barrons.com
Why Natural-Gas Prices Could Continue to Rise The primary catalyst for the fuel’s price gain this year has been a decline in U.S. production.
7:10 a.m. Dec. 10, 2020 - By Home Media
The best home warranty companies of 2020Read this review of the best home warranty companies to find the home warranty that is right for you. Learn about coverage, cost and more.
6:11 a.m. Dec. 2, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Warmer 2020 shattered weather records, including most named Atlantic storms ever and a surge in wildfires: UNAn overheating world obliterated weather records in 2020, creating an extreme year for hurricanes, wildfires, heat waves, floods, droughts and ice melt, the United Nations’ weather agency reported Wednesday.
2:04 a.m. Dec. 2, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
The U.S. blood supply is so low, blood banks are offering donors VIP Jets tickets or Krispy Kreme donuts for a year The pandemic has canceled more than 50,000 blood drives, and NYC has just enough donor blood to last three daysThe pandemic has canceled more than 50,000 blood drives, and NYC has just enough donor blood to last three days
11:58 p.m. Dec. 1, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Grants and loans for military veterans you may not know aboutEven if you served in the military years ago, you may be eligible for valuable grants or interest-free loans for veterans — and not even know it.
3:57 p.m. Nov. 30, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Record hurricane season officially ends, after 30 named stormsThe season also saw the second-highest number of hurricanes on record after 13 of the storms reached hurricane status.
9:31 a.m. Nov. 30, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Supreme Court weighing Trump attempt to exclude undocumented from U.S. Census countFederal courts in California, Maryland and New York have ruled that Trump's plan violates federal law or the Constitution, which provides that "representatives shall be apportioned among the several States according to their respective numbers, counting the whole number of persons in each State."
10:38 a.m. Nov. 25, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
A house by the lake or the sea? Why families buying second homes are choosing the former during COVID-19Perceptions are shifting and the nation’s lakes and ponds are becoming more popular for families buying a vacation home.
7:48 a.m. Nov. 18, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
How to cope with seasonal depression in an already challenging yearShorter and cooler days are already limiting opportunities for the boost that comes from socializing and exercising outdoors, and many people have pandemic fatigue.
5:43 p.m. Nov. 17, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
'I lost everything': Tens of thousands displaced after Hurricane Iota tears across Central AmericaHurricane Iota battered Nicaragua with screeching winds and pounding surf Tuesday, chasing tens of thousands of people from their homes along the same stretch of the Caribbean coast that was devastated by an equally powerful hurricane just two weeks ago.
5:43 p.m. Nov. 16, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
'This is double destruction': Hurricane Iota batters Central America just 12 days after EtaHurricane Iota rapidly strengthened Monday into a Category 5 storm that is likely to bring catastrophic damage to the same part of Central America already battered by a powerful Hurricane Eta less than two weeks ago.
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