The last time the New York Stock Exchange was closed for weather was in 1985 because of Hurricane Gloria. It will be the first time since 1888 that the stock exchange closes for two consecutive days because of weather.
For Greece to receive its second international bailout, private lenders need to agree to a substantial debt write-off. The deadline for an agreement is tonight.
The number of natural disasters has more than doubled since 1980, mostly because of a worsening of weather-driven catastrophes, according to a German insurance company.