Don't even think about flying to NY or Washington

schedule.jpgOr most anywhere on the East Coast north of Virginia. Looking at the LAX schedule, dozens of flights are already cancelled because of Hurricane Sandy, and this is only the beginning of what's certain to be a chaotic week. Once the airports are back operating, it will be days before everyone will be rescheduled. Most airlines said they were waiving fees to re-book. Meantime, the New York Stock Exchange said it would close its trading floor on Monday for the first time since Hurricane Gloria in 1985. All stocks listed on the exchange will trade electronically, which is often the way it happens on a normal day.

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