Charlie Herman

Business and Culture Editor

Charlie Herman appears in the following:

Don’t Give Up on Your New Year’s Resolutions

Thursday, February 05, 2015

If you’ve already abandoned this year's resolutions, don't worry, there’s still time to recommit and achieve them.

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Now Yahoo Will Have to Stand On its Own

Friday, January 30, 2015

CEO Marissa Mayer announced that Yahoo will spin off its $40 billion stake in Alibaba. Now she has to prove her plan to turn around the struggling company will work.


Winter Break for Bankers and Billionaires

Friday, January 23, 2015

Meeting in the small Swiss mountain town of Davos-Klosters, heavy hitters from the worlds of business, politics, and philanthropy are debating where the global economy is headed.

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If You're Too Busy to Be Bored, Find Time

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Boredom in the age of technology is unheard of. There's always a screen somewhere to distract us. But staying so occupied might be preventing us from realizing what matters most.

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Failure is Not an Option....But it Should Be

Friday, January 16, 2015

Get your venture capital money out of here! Meet the billion-dollar company that bootstrapped it's way to becoming a New York tech giant. 


Uber Worth More Than $40 Billion. Come Again?

Friday, January 16, 2015

Venture capitalists are pumping billions into private tech companies. But soaring valuations and newly-minted billionaires leave some wondering if we're plunging into another bubble. 


There’s a New Electronic Sheriff Coming to Town

Friday, January 09, 2015

Ben Lawsky is the Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services. And he's got plans for the future of virtual currencies.


Bitcoin’s Young and Wild Days May Be Coming to An End

Friday, January 09, 2015

Digital currencies have had little to no regulation. And that’s about to end.

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How to Be Less Distracted in 2015

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Technology and a demanding world have brought us to the edge of sanity. Distractions extend in every direction. But not anymore. Bring it on 2015!

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Is it Time to Revise Congressional Math?

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

The 114th Congress is in session for the first time today, and one of their first orders of business is to revise the way tax laws are evaluated.

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What's in Store for Business in 2015

Friday, January 02, 2015

The U.S. economic recovery was a global bright spot last year, as Europe, China and the oil states all experienced setbacks and slowdowns. So what stories will shape 2015?


Hundreds Gather at Wake for Slain Officer

Friday, December 26, 2014

Mourners lined up outside the church a full hour before the service began.

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U.S. Economy Boasts Best Growth in 11 Years

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The U.S. Commerce Department announced today that the American economy grew at its quickest pace in 11 years during the third quarter.

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Back to the Future – Cold War Style

Friday, December 19, 2014

If you miss nuclear standoffs and assassination plots, this was your week. A cast of Cold War foes dominated the news cycle. And now the U.S. needs to figure out what's at stake. 


Telling Co-Workers: "Get Off My Back"

Thursday, December 18, 2014

If you're feeling like your colleagues are conspiring to waste as much of your time as possible, well, now it's time to strike back!


A Good Week for Insider Trading

Friday, December 12, 2014

After an appeals court overtures two convictions, federal officials could have a harder time prosecuting insider trading.


Economic Forecast Is Bright, But Not for All

Friday, December 05, 2014

New job numbers for November are promising. The catch: we were in a really deep hole. To reach pre-recession numbers, more people still need to get hired and see their wages go up.


Clicking Your Way Through the Grocery Aisle

Friday, December 05, 2014

Lugging groceries around New York is tough. The weather's bad. The bags break. It's a grind. Fresh Direct pioneered home delivery, and now Amazon and Google want a piece of the action.

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Keeping Those Good Vacation Vibes, the Answer Isn't in Your Inbox

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Too many vacations end in a tidal wave of anxiety once you're back at work. Trying to catch up, paging through your inbox it's enough to stop vacationing altogether. Yeah right! 


Forget Capitalism -- Long Live Monopolies!

Friday, November 28, 2014

Think capitalism and competition go hand in hand? Fuggedaboutit. Competition is for suckers who don't want to make any money. Real innovators build monopolies and never look back.