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Charlie Herman

Business and Economics Editor

Charlie Herman appears in the following:

Budget Deficit Shrinks as Consumer Confidence Grows

Thursday, May 30, 2013

The federal budget deficit is shrinking. What’s more, it’s shrinking far faster than anyone in Washington anticipated it would. That bit of information, together with a slew of other recent economic reports about the state of the housing market and consumer confidence paint a brighter picture of the economy than we’ve gotten used to seeing. Charlie Herman, WNYC Business Editor breaks down the numbers.

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New Tech City: Tech Studies at NYC Universities

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Three New York universities are launching new tech-based programs designed to study, analyze and find solutions to real-world problems. 

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Weekend Coffee Table: Money Talking Weekend Reading

Friday, May 24, 2013

Money Talking host Charlie Herman, regular contributor Rana Foroohar with Time magazine and Peter Fisher, senior director of the BlackRock Investment Institute, tell us what they’re reading this weekend.

 

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Money Talking: Where Is the Economy Headed?

Friday, May 24, 2013

As we approach the summer, unemployment is falling, stocks are rising and housing is looking better than ever. Yet in the past few years, the economy has looked better at the start of the year, only to take a turn for the worse. Will the same happen in 2013?

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7 Things New Yorkers Need to Know About the Tumblr Deal

Monday, May 20, 2013

Forget about Yahoo and Silicon Valley for a minute. How do the people who matter here in New York City — tech people and Tumblr users — feel about Yahoo's $1.1 billion acquisition of the social blogging platform?

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Money Talking: Is College Worth It?

Friday, May 17, 2013

Should some college-bound students opt for a two-year degree at a technical school? Will an education give you a better life? Money Talking digs into the tough questions in the debate over the high cost of higher education and the mounting student debt that's one of its byproducts. The central question: Is college worth it? The answer: Only the listener can decide.

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From Future Coders to Your Grandma, STEM Education for Everyone

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Whether you're 18 or 85, keeping up with new technology is increasingly important for success and even well-being. Meet a teenager and an octogenarian learning new tech skills as we tour the city's first software engineering high school and a senior center where bridge and canasta make way for a course called "Beginner iPad."

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Weekend Coffee Table: Money Talking Weekend Reading

Friday, May 10, 2013

Money Talking host Charlie Herman and regular contributors Joe Nocera of the New York Times and Rana Foroohar with Time magazine tell us what they’re reading this weekend.

 

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Money Talking: JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon Under Attack

Friday, May 10, 2013

Jamie Dimon, CEO and chairman of the nation's largest bank JPMorgan Chase, is facing criticism from prominent shareholders that could cost him his chairmanship. 

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New Tech City: Visualizing Big Data

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

The Reality Deck at Stony Brook University was created to help those working in STEM fields visualize big data — data sets so large and complex that a simple computer monitor cannot do them justice. 

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Money Talking: Apple and Corporate Taxes

Friday, May 03, 2013

If you had $145 billion on hand, you'd spend some of it right? Well, if you’re Apple, not quite. 

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Saturday Coffee Table: Money Talking Weekend Reading

Friday, May 03, 2013

Money Talking host Charlie Herman and regular contributors Joe Nocera of the New York Times and Rana Foroohar with Time magazine tell us what they’re reading this weekend.

 

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New Tech City: Death and Tech

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

When we die, we leave behind more than friends and family, homes and possessions. These days, we leave behind Facebook profiles and Twitter accounts and thousands of emails.

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How Can Social Media Affect the Markets?

Monday, April 29, 2013

It was the Tweet heard 'round the world...for a few moments anyway.

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Saturday Coffee Table: Money Talking Weekend Reading

Friday, April 26, 2013

Money Talking host Charlie Herman and regular contributors Joe Nocera of the New York Times and Rana Foroohar with Time magazine tell us what they’re reading this weekend.

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Companies and Political Contributions

Friday, April 26, 2013

Publicly traded companies may soon be required to disclose political donations if the Security and Exchange Commission accepts the arguments from investors, elected officials and several corporate and securities law experts.

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Mapped: Subway Stations With Wi-Fi Underground

Thursday, April 25, 2013

New York will have to wait until 2016 for Wi-Fi in all underground subway stations — putting it years behind other American cities like San Francisco, Boston and Chicago as well as international cities like Singapore and Hong Kong.

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New Tech City: How to Become CEO of Your Own Destiny

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

"Work isn't working for people anymore." — Maynard Webb, author of the book Rebooting Work. Want to be CEO of your own destiny? Webb says assess where you want to be and take a risk. Or even take a job below your pay grade. 

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The Future of "Made in America"

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

A New York City-based website is using new technology to help sustain and even grow America’s industrial base.

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Saturday Coffee Table: Google Fiber and Who's On the Time 100

Friday, April 19, 2013

Money Talking host Charlie Herman and WNYC contributor Rana Foroohar with Time magazine review what they’re reading this weekend. 

 

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