Charlie Herman

Business and Culture Editor

Charlie Herman appears in the following:

With Pending Trump Inauguration, Artists and Cultural Institutions Prepare — and Protest

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Ranging from calls for an art strike to free admission to the "Ghostlight Project," New York City's artistic community is preparing for the new Trump administration.

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Where You Can (and Can't) Get Your Free Cultural Membership

Monday, January 16, 2017

If you have the IDNYC municipal ID card, you can get a free, one-year membership at cultural institutions throughout NYC. But who's in and who's out has changed this year.

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The Economy Obama Leaves Behind

Friday, January 13, 2017

A look at the economic successes and failures of the Obama Administration, eights years after inheriting one of the country's worst recessions.

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Bumpy Road Ahead for Trump and the Federal Reserve

Friday, January 06, 2017

The bank says there's "considerable uncertainty" figuring out how Trump's economic agenda will affect the economy. Is it headed for a possible collision with the new President?

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Trying to Meet the Demand for Affordable Housing in NYC

Monday, December 26, 2016

The city says its ahead-of-schedule in its plans to build or preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing. So why do New Yorkers still feel the housing crunch?

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The Year That Challenged Elites

Friday, December 23, 2016

From Brexit to the soaring stock market, to the growing pains of Obamacare — here's a look at the some of the biggest business and economic trends of 2016, and what’s in store for 2017.

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Part V: Profiting Off the American Dream

Friday, December 16, 2016

Bloomberg Businessweek
NJ Spotlight
WNYC
After more than a decade and billions of dollars spent on construction, who will benefit when the long-awaited New Jersey megamall opens?

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Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates For Second Time in a Decade

Thursday, December 15, 2016

This is the first time the Fed has met since the election of Donald Trump, who has called for tax cuts and increased spending.

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Part IV: Paying for the American Dream

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Bloomberg Businessweek
NJ Spotlight
WNYC
At an estimated cost of $5 billion, who will foot the bill for New Jersey's rising megamall?

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Tackling Race and Identity Through Dance

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Two choreographers with works premiering this month in New York City draw their inspiration from examinations of race and society.

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Part III: A Canadian Dynasty Buys the American Dream

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Bloomberg Businessweek
NJ Spotlight
WNYC
The Ghermezian family built and operates the Mall of America. Now it has shifted its focus from Minnesota to East Rutherford, New Jersey.

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Part II: Building a Mall for the Digital Age

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Bloomberg Businessweek
NJ Spotlight
WNYC
With malls closing across the country, the American Dream Meadowlands faces a dilemma of proving that it is not just a shopping center, but a destination. 

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Part I: Unfinished American Dream Looms Over New Jersey

Monday, December 12, 2016

Bloomberg Businessweek
NJ Spotlight
WNYC
WNYC's "Mall Madness" series begins with a look at how four governors, three developers and more than two billion dollars have failed to produce a megamall in New Jersey.

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The State of American Jobs in the Age of Amazon

Friday, December 09, 2016

The e-commerce giant unveiled plans for a self-service, brick and mortar grocery store, disrupting the retail world once again.

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Trump Administration Welcomes Goldman Sachs

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

The investment bank shunned Donald Trump as a businessman and candidate. Now, some of its former employees could hold key positions in his administration.

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The Entrancing Choreograpy of Lucinda Childs

Friday, December 02, 2016

She's been creating minimalist works for more than 50 years, and many of her seminal creations are now being presented at the Joyce Theater.

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Whose Interests Will Trump’s Administration Represent?

Friday, December 02, 2016

If Trump doesn't keep his promise to sever ties with his business, he risks setting an ethically ambiguous tone for the people he chooses to create economic and financial policies.

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Wall Street Swipes Right for Donald Trump

Friday, November 18, 2016

During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump attacked Wall Street and in turn, Wall Street gave him little support. Now, bankers and financiers are warming up to the president-elect.

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Lincoln Center Appoints New President

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Debora Spar, President of Barnard College, will become the first woman to lead the performing arts center, starting in March 2017.

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The First One Hundred Days of 'Trumponomics'

Friday, November 11, 2016

The president-elect is calling for swift action to enact his plans for economic growth. And with a Republican-controlled Congress, it could be a busy start to 2017.

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