Charlie Herman

Business and Culture Editor

Charlie Herman appears in the following:

Government's Role in the Rise of the Financial Sector

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Over the past forty years, regulators and elected officials have made decisions that have led to enormous growth in the size and power of today's financial sector.


Making Money by Moving Money Around

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Many companies rely on finance engineering to make profits instead of making and selling goods and services.

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Merce Cunningham Dance Once Considered Lost, Found

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

The Baryshnikov Arts Center presents early works by Merce Cunningham, including a dance that hasn't been seen or performed in more than 50 years.


How Finance Took Over American Business

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

A sector that is supposed to be a helpmate for business has come to dominate it — leaving many Americans behind.


Cirque’s Plot to Conquer Broadway

Friday, May 13, 2016

Audiences are getting a chance to see the show before it officially opens later this month. What do they think?


The Productivity Conundrum

Friday, May 13, 2016

Wages are up and people are getting jobs, but the economy is still sluggish. Is the problem that we aren't as productive as we used to be?

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Risky Business

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Cirque du Soleil's plans for a Broadway show pose professional, creative and physical risks.


5 Questions You Shouldn't Ask

Thursday, May 12, 2016

A bad question can can come off as confrontational and kill your co-workers' motivation. So, how you do ask smarter ones? 

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American Ballet Theatre Kicks Off Spring Season

Monday, May 09, 2016

Alexei Ratmansky gets a mini-retrospective with productions of "Sleeping Beauty," a premiere of "The Golden Cockerel" and brand new work set to music by Leonard Bernstein.


Review: Nicole Eisenman’s 'Al-ugh-ories'

Friday, May 06, 2016

The show inserts the "ugh" into all the "aah's" of art history and mingles humor with actual attempts at beauty. 

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Obama's Corporate Merger Crackdown

Friday, May 06, 2016

Comcast, Pfizer and Halliburton have all wanted to buy other companies — and they’ve all been thwarted by government regulators.

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Man and Machine Join Forces at Met’s Fashion Exhibit

Thursday, May 05, 2016

The Costume Institute's "Manus x Machina" showcases the use of technology in couture.


Tony Nominations: Nothing but Love for 'Hamilton'

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

In case getting tickets wasn’t hard enough.


Millennials, We Hardly Know You

Friday, April 29, 2016

What you think you know about Millennials might be wrong. Here's the truth about those 29-year-olds, and how they're affecting the economy.

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Get Credit for Your Ideas (Instead of Fuming at Your Desk)

Thursday, April 28, 2016

People take credit for all sort of things they didn’t do. Sometimes it’s intentional; sometimes it's not. Either way, it’s really annoying. What do you do when it happens to you?

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Theranos Tested

Friday, April 22, 2016

The billion-dollar, blood testing company is under federal investigation.

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The New York Primary: Where Politicians and Wall Street Collide

Friday, April 15, 2016

In an unlikely turn of events, New York's primary matters. So what happens when campaigns that bash bankers and "big money" come to Wall Street's home turf?


How to Give a Work Reference (and When Not To)

Thursday, April 14, 2016

It might be trickier than you think. Here are some steps you should take before saying “yes" to someone asking you to be a reference for a job.

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The Economy in 2016, Illuminated

Friday, April 08, 2016

The Takeaway's John Hockenberry joins host Charlie Herman to digest a week's worth of conversations about the global economy.

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The $15 Minimum Wage Increase Is a Victory for New York Workers — Sort Of

Friday, April 01, 2016

Minimum wage workers in New York City will see their pay rise to $15 an hour by the end of 2018. But outside of the city, the increase will be much slower.

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