Dan Tucker is an associate producer for business news at WNYC. He has reported on everything from Fresh Direct’s move to the Bronx to how small businesses use technology to long gas lines and rationing after Superstorm Sandy. He produces Money Talking, a weekly conversation on the world of business and finance, and New Tech City, a weekly show that examines how technology shapes the way New Yorkers live and work. Dan is a graduate of Vassar College and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. In October 2012, he was a National Press Foundation fellow at the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists at the University of Pennsylvania. Follow him on Twitter: @danielptucker
Daniel P. Tucker appears in the following:
Friday, August 29, 2014
Friday, August 22, 2014
Thursday, August 14, 2014
New York City's economy grew 3.1 percent in the second quarter this year, thanks to a jump in personal income and strong job growth. And - no surprise - rents are getting more expensive.
Friday, August 08, 2014
Fox's Rupert Murdoch gives up on his bid for Time Warner. Wall Street banks get dissed by regulators. And Walgreens decides, its not a Swiss company after all.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
A group of Russian hackers has reportedly stolen 1.2 billion usernames and passwords and 500,000 emails addresses from people around the globe. According to a report published Tuesday in The New York Times, the cyber criminals collected the confidential information from 420,000 websites for everything from small businesses to Fortune ...
Friday, August 01, 2014
Pharmaceutical companies are now developing drugs for so-called orphan diseases, which affect only a small sliver of the population. It sounds great, but there’s a potential problem: The cost. Plus, what Argentina's default means for the global economy.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
McDonald's has long said that its franchisees, not the corporation itself, are accountable for the safety, treatment and pay of workers at its restaurants, but that could change if a ruling from the National Labor Relations Board Tuesday is upheld.
Friday, July 25, 2014
Upheaval as far away as the Gaza Strip and eastern Ukraine may hurt America's fragile economy. Plus, why many U.S. corporations are rushing to incorporate abroad.
Monday, July 21, 2014
They'll be WiFi hotspots, digital ad displays, and even pollution sensors. Monday is the deadline for proposals to modernize the city's payphones and payphone kiosks.
Friday, July 18, 2014
Big pharma once employed over 40,000 people in New Jersey. Now, the “nation’s medicine chest” is shrinking and leaving behind millions of empty offices.
Friday, July 18, 2014
And why, though Time Warner rejected his $80 billion offer, he might not take "no" for an answer.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Businesses across New York City and Long Island are preparing for a potential Long Island Rail Road strike that could prevent 300,000 people a day from riding the rails into the city.
Friday, July 11, 2014
After being ousted from the T-shirt-making retailer, American Apparel CEO and founder Dov Charney wants back in. Is this a template for other CEOs, or is Charney just the Kim Kardashian of the business world?
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
They had a plan for the future of paper mail. It was visionary. It was also naive.
Friday, July 04, 2014
From the "Internet of Things" to drone deliveries to cell phone batteries that lasts longer.
Friday, June 27, 2014
Why the little known Export-Import Bank is under such scrutiny by Congress. Is it an example of crony capitalism?
Friday, June 20, 2014
Before a new wave of unrest saw militant insurgents attacking the country's largest refinery, the country had been expected to provide the majority of growth for the region's oil industry.
Friday, June 13, 2014
Friday, June 06, 2014
An internal investigation at General Motors into a faulty ignition switch concludes that there's been an 11-year "history of failures." In releasing the report Thursday, is this CEO Mary Barra's first step in changing the culture of the "GM Nod?"
Friday, May 30, 2014
As the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square approaches, how much the meteoric rise in China's economy has to do with the Chinese government's response to those protests.