California Fires Leave Many Homeless Where Housing Was Already Scarce

A state that was struggling with slow construction, soaring prices and rents now must find accommodation for thousands of evacuees from scorched zones.

Economic Trends: Why Surge Prices Make Us So Mad: What Springsteen, Home Depot, and a Nobel Winner Know

People typically don’t like it when prices fluctuate with supply and demand, but there are ways companies can make it more palatable and fair.

Storm’s Impact on Oil Industry Is Felt at Gasoline Pumps

By CLIFFORD KRAUSS August 31, 2017 HOUSTON — Ports along the Gulf of Mexico are closed to fuel barges. Part of the biggest pipeline between Texas and New York has stopped flowing. Refineries and gas stations are flooded. Drilling rigs in the biggest...