Hurricane Florence

Business News: Duke Energy earns EEI’s ‘Emergency Recovery Award’ for power restoration efforts in Carolinas after Hurricane Florence

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke Energy has received the Edison Electric Institute’s (EEI) “Emergency Recovery Award” for the company’s outstanding power restoration efforts after Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina and South Carolina in September 2018. The Emergency Recovery Award is given to select EEI member companies to recognize their extraordinary efforts to restore power to customers … Continue reading Business News: Duke Energy earns EEI’s ‘Emergency Recovery Award’ for power restoration efforts in Carolinas after Hurricane Florence

WASHINGTON | Marine Corps says $3.6B for storm repairs at East Coast base

WASHINGTON — When Marines from Camp Lejeune, N.C., were preparing for their upcoming deployment to the Middle East, they faced an unusual challenge: the beach they needed to train on had been washed away by Hurricane Florence. Using bulldozers and other equipment, they moved enough sand to rebuild a portion of Onslow Beach so Marines … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Marine Corps says $3.6B for storm repairs at East Coast base

DALLAS | High fuel costs cut sharply into American Airlines profit

DALLAS  — Higher fuel costs slashed third-quarter profit at American Airlines by nearly half, and the company said it will respond by growing more slowly and cutting unprofitable flights. American said Thursday that it expects a key measure of revenue per seat to rise in the fourth quarter. The shares, which have been battered this … Continue reading DALLAS | High fuel costs cut sharply into American Airlines profit

American IRA, a Self-Directed IRA Administration Firm, Offers Hurricane Florence Insurance Claim Tips

  ASHEVILLE, N.C./ OCTOBER 18, 2018 (STL.News) It was a hurricane unlike many had seen in some time: Hurricane Florence came in to the North Carolina coast and surrounding region and would not leave until it had caused widespread damage. In response, American IRA—a Self-Directed IRA administration firm based in Asheville, NC—decided to publish a … Continue reading American IRA, a Self-Directed IRA Administration Firm, Offers Hurricane Florence Insurance Claim Tips

SINGAPORE | Asian shares climb on strong US corporate earnings, data

SINGAPORE  — Asian markets rose on Wednesday as robust U.S. corporate earnings and encouraging data assuaged worries about softening global growth. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 jumped 1.3 percent to 22,842.12. The Kospi in South Korea advanced 1.1 percent to 2,169.20. The Shanghai Composite rose 0.1 percent to 2,548.88. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 gained 1.2 … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian shares climb on strong US corporate earnings, data

North Carolina News: Governor Roy Cooper Comments on Florence Recovery Package

RALEIGH, NC – North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper made the following statement late yesterday, Monday, October 15th: Governor Roy Cooper shared the following comment on the Hurricane Florence recovery package that passed the legislature tonight: “I appreciate legislators responding quickly and taking this initial step to help North Carolinians recover from this devastating storm, particularly … Continue reading North Carolina News: Governor Roy Cooper Comments on Florence Recovery Package

WASHINGTON | US retail sales gain a weak 0.1 percent in August

WASHINGTON  — U.S. consumer spending edged up a slight 0.1 percent in September, a disappointing performance in which rebounding auto sales were offset by weakness in other areas. The Commerce Department said Monday that the scant gain in September followed an equally meager 0.1 percent increase in August. It was the weakest two-month performance since … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US retail sales gain a weak 0.1 percent in August