Hurricane Sandy takes down the electrical system that powers the market on Wall Street, closing all trading activity for the 2nd day in a row.
The New York Stock Exchange was closed for a 2nd day today for the 1st time in 124 years, after Hurricane Sandy had its way with lower Manhattan yesterday. The storm also took out the NASDAQ exchange.
The Category I hurricane killed at least 108 people as is raged up the Eastern Seaboard from the Caribbean, 39 of them in the U.S.
The NYSE and NASDAQ said they plan to re-open tomorrow.