Sandy's Economic Toll Could Reach $50 Billion

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Many analysts are estimating the cost of the devastation and economic disruption caused by Hurricane Sandy at around $20 billion, with some suggesting the economic toll could reach as high as $50 billion. What do you think?

“Sure, but those are New York prices.”

Priscilla Rees • Furnace Installer

“Ever since the word ‘trillions’ started being flung around in this year’s election, I’m barely able to give a shit about anything in the billions.”

Alan Cleese • Quartermaster


“Yeah, but once these storms start coming two or three times a year, I think we’ll probably get the hang of them.”

Paul Twomey • Systems Analyst