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Charlie Herman

Business and Economics Editor

Charlie Herman is the Business and Economics Editor for WNYC News. He regularly reports on local and national business stories and hosts WNYC's weekly finance segment, Money Talking. Charlie joined the station in 2010.

Prior to WNYC, Charlie worked at ABC News for nearly 16 years. For more than five years, he oversaw the Business News Unit during the financial meltdown and recession. Prior to that, he was Deputy Bureau Chief in the Los Angeles Bureau and Producer in the Miami Bureau. 

In 2003, Charlie helped set up ABC News’ operations in Baghdad, Iraq. He began his career at ABC News in the Washington Bureau in 1994. Charlie has won a Business Emmy and shared an Alfred I. DuPont and a Peabody Award with the ABC News division for coverage of September 11, 2001.

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To Thine Own Self, Don't Always Be True

Thursday, February 04, 2016

We've been told that to get to succeed at work, we just need to be our "authentic" selves. But sometimes, being ourselves can end up doing more harm than good. 

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The Economics Behind Bundy's Militia

Friday, January 29, 2016

The takeover of an Oregon Wildlife Refuge has been in the news a lot lately. But it's the economics at play in the conflict that are providing new insight into the American economy.

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Paying the Ultimate Price for Online Tickets

Friday, January 22, 2016

It's become near impossible to buy tickets to any of the hottest concerts or shows at face value. But lurking behind the bots and scalpers, there may be hope for the average consumer.

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Keeping Your Cool at Work

Thursday, January 21, 2016

There are lots of triggers in and around the office because, well, it's the office. But instead of getting mad and lashing out, here are some ways to keep calm and carry on. 

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The Oil Price Plunge And You

Friday, January 15, 2016

Heating your home is going to cost a lot less this winter, and it's not just because of the mild weather. You can thank low oil prices. But is that good news for the global economy?

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10 Reasons to Leave Your Cozy Apartment in January

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The "January In NYC 2016" arts festivals are in full swing, with jazz, dance, the French circus, conferences and live performances going on throughout the city all month long. 

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Running Out of Cash in Puerto Rico

Friday, January 08, 2016

The island's governor has been warning for months it can't pay back the billions of dollars it owes. And the solutions being proposed could have ripple effects here on the mainland.

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When Your Boss Isn't So Bright

Thursday, January 07, 2016

If you think you're smarter than your boss, your impulse might be to start a coup. Don't! Here's what to do instead.

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The Year Money Wouldn't Sit Still

Friday, December 18, 2015

Interest rates rise, oil prices plunge, stocks swoon in China, and then, all those mergers that'll go down in the record books. Here's a look at the year in business and what's to come.

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Take Back The Night from Email

Thursday, December 17, 2015

If late night email is taking over your life, there are ways to reclaim your off-time.

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How ISIS Makes Money

Friday, December 11, 2015

A combination of oil and gas, taxes, confiscations and antiquities keep ISIS running. Trying to defeat the militants economically may be difficult.

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What a Climate Plan Could Mean for Wall Street

Friday, December 04, 2015

Negotiators from nearly 200 countries are in Paris trying to write a plan to address climate change. Investors won't have a vote, but they're definitely watching. 

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How to Succeed with a Kid Boss (or Just Be One)

Thursday, December 03, 2015

When the manager is younger than the managed, both can have a hard time navigating life in the office. Here's how to make it work.    

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The Perks Of Cell Phone Hell

Friday, November 27, 2015

One company might be to blame for the newly complicated web of cell phone plans on the market. But it might actually be the best time to buy a plan.

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The Price of The Paris Terror

Friday, November 20, 2015

Last week's attacks on Paris could have economic ripple effects on the Eurozone and tech encryption in the U.S.

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The Economics of Our Fantasies

Friday, November 13, 2015

New York's Attorney General is saying the billion dollar fantasy sports industry amounts to illegal gambling. Is it a game of skill or chance?

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You're Not As Creative As You Think

Thursday, November 12, 2015

And that's okay. At work, there's gotta be a balance.

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Honey, Let's Shrink the Banks

Friday, November 06, 2015

The call to break up the nation’s big banks continues, even as bankers argue the financial system is dramatically safer.

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Hanging with Frank Stella

Friday, October 30, 2015

A new retrospective of the artist throws out the usual, chronological order and mixes older works with recent ones. The result is "thrilling."

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Where We'd Be Without a National Bank

Friday, October 30, 2015

Our Federal Reserve wasn't always a given. It was an epic battle to create a central bank, and it almost didn't happen.

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