Charlie Herman

Business and Economics Editor

Charlie Herman appears in the following:

Pondering a Times Square Without Billboards

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The giant signs that mesmerize tourists are in violation of federal laws, and on paper at least, the city could lose funding. But only if the rules are enforced.

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Men's Fashion Gets a Week of Its Own

Monday, July 13, 2015

We pay a visit to the duo behind Duckie Brown menswear as they prepare for the first-ever, standalone men's fashion week in New York City.

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If You're An Artist, It Pays to be in New York City

Friday, July 10, 2015

New York City museums and galleries choose art that influences other institutions in America. But they're biased toward — New York art. So how do other artists make it in?

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The Father of U.S. Finance Goes To Broadway

Friday, July 10, 2015

A free-styling, singing and dancing Alexander Hamilton sheds light and delight on the origins of our nation's financial system. And it's a lot of fun.


Occupational Hazards: A Game Of Cubicles

Thursday, July 09, 2015

WNYC Business and Economics editor Charlie Herman joins us to give some tips on how to navigate the minefield of office politics. 

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On Quitting: How to Jump Ship without Drowning

Thursday, July 09, 2015

If you have a flair for drama, quitting is not the time to flaunt it.

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Forget Owning, It's a Renter's Market

Friday, June 26, 2015

The homeownership rate is at its lowest level since the 1990s. And as more people rent, Wall Street is getting interested. 

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Making Copies, Stopping Planes, and Other Feats of Great Assistants

Thursday, June 25, 2015

They can hold the keys to corporate kingdoms. Often overlooked, they might have the answers you're looking for when it comes to understanding your boss.

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Business and the Notorious RBG: Friends or Foes?

Friday, June 12, 2015

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg and the other justices will soon decide the fate of Obamacare and state bans again same-sex marriage. And businesses are actively watching.


Fall in Love With Your Job All Over Again

Thursday, June 11, 2015

By some estimates, three-quarters of employees are actively disengaged at work. The tragic part? The solution is easy, if bosses would just do it.


What a Time to Be Looking for a Job

Friday, June 05, 2015

Good news college grads! This might be the best time to find a job since the recession. (Then again, that's compared to the past few years).

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Grandpa's Favorite Stat Needs an Update

Friday, May 29, 2015

As Wall Street and Washington anxiously await the latest GDP numbers, the reality about economic figures begs further exploration.


How to Keep People Awake During Meetings

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Most presentations are painfully mediocre. Here's what we're doing wrong.

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Robots May Drive Bigger Wedge Between Rich and Poor

Friday, May 22, 2015

The 21st century machine is presenting new economic challenges.

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Tearing Down Brooklyn Brownstones to Grow the Economy

Friday, May 15, 2015

Economists found if New York, San Francisco and San Jose rezoned to allow for bigger buildings, the U.S. economy could increase by nearly 10 percent.

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When You Can't Stand Your Coworkers, and You're the Boss

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Your instinct might be to ignore them, but that's not going to work. There are ways to get along, and it might be tough for you to do, but the results will be worth it.

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How One Man Can Crash the Stock Market

Friday, May 08, 2015

It's been five years since the "flash crash" when the Dow Jones dropped more than 1,000 points. And regulators are still figuring out why.

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Why CEOs Run for President

Friday, May 01, 2015

Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, is expected to announce she's joining the race. Why do business leaders believe they are uniquely qualified to run the country?  

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A Second Chance to Fix a Bad First Impression

Thursday, April 30, 2015

If you've put your worst foot forward the first time you meet someone, all is not lost. When it's loathe at first site, there's still hope for a rebound.


Bankers' Misbehavior Might be a Matter of Culture

Friday, April 24, 2015

Deutsche Bank joins the ranks of banks punished for manipulating interest rates. A new study suggests Wall Street culture might be to blame.

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