Sandy's Economic Loss May Turn to Gain as Rebuilding Begins

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A construction worker stands on a ladder in a closet while doing... News PhotoBorough - District Type,Closet,Construction Industry,Damaged,Destruction,East,Economy,Extreme Weather,Horizontal,Hurricane - Storm,Ladder,Natural Disaster,New York City,North America,Occupation,Rebuilding,Repairing,Staten Island,Storm,The Americas,USA,WeatherPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergA construction worker stands on a ladder in a closet while doing repairs on a home in the Staten Island borough of New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. Superstorm Sandy is giving the U.S. Northeast, and the rest of the country, an economic boost that may eventually surpass the loss of business it caused. Photographer: Jin Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images