Polar vortex’s bitter cold could cost US economy $5 billion, though the worst may be over

The extended winter freeze that so far has pounded entire regions of the U.S. figures to chill the economy, too. AccuWeather estimates a total cost to the economy of up to $14 billion, and while much of that will be recouped, up to $5 billion could be lost permanently.

Source: Polar vortex’s bitter cold could cost US economy $5 billion, though the worst may be over

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