Congress Completes $60.2 Billion Sandy Relief Plan

Jan. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Congress completed a $60.2 billion aid package to help rebuild communities devastated by Hurricane Sandy three months after the storm struck the U.S. Northeast. The Senate cleared the legislation 62-36 today. It will provide $50.5 billion for victims’ needs and rebuilding of roads, bridges and mass transit systems. In addition, Congress passed a $9.7 billion increase in the national flood insurance fund’s borrowing authority on Jan. 4. (Source: Bloomberg)
Ford Sees Strong Dollar as `Net Negative,' Fields Says
03:14 - Mark Fields, chief executive officer of Ford Motor Co., talks about the Lincoln Contintental Concept, the direction of the Lincoln brand and the impact of the U.S. dollar's strength on sales and profit. Fields speaks with Matt Miller and Carol Massar on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers." (Source: Bloomberg)
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