Hurricane Isaac Likely Caused Some Ri...

Hurricane Isaac Likely Caused Some Ripples in Economy

There are 2 comments on the Wall Street Journal story from Aug 31, 2012, titled Hurricane Isaac Likely Caused Some Ripples in Economy. In it, Wall Street Journal reports that:

The initial read is that the economy, like the region, avoided the devastating blow delivered by Hurricane Katrina seven years ago, but Isaac is likely to cause at least minor ripples in gas prices, jobless claims and overall economic growth.

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Butch

Deer Lodge, TN

#1 Aug 31, 2012
Hell no it raised the Mississippi river so barge traffic can return to normal and missed the oil rigs in the Gulf.
Gary

Bellingham, WA

#2 Sep 1, 2012
Oil companies are not responsible for hurricanes,
but these "accidental" fires from time to time are very suspicious If the price of gasoline at the pump drops down to somewhere around $3.00 again, there will be another firs at some refinery, and bingo, the price goes back up to around $4.00.

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