Four months after Sandy, few tourists and New Yorkers are plying South Street Seaport's cobblestone streets. The neighborhood's derelict feel conjures up a phrase no business owner wants to hear: ghost town.
The Dow is hovering near record highs even as massive federal spending cuts are coming. Is there a bubble in the making?
Federal mortgage agencies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have agreed to help Sandy victims in New York get their insurance money quicker and with fewer headaches, the Cuomo administration announced Tuesday.
Bonuses are up for workers on Wall Street, thanks to there being fewer of them. A new report from the New York state comptroller finds that profits tripled and the number of employees is still smaller than before the financial crisis.
Another Hizzoner for tech? Mayor Bloomberg has championed Silicon Alley for 11 years, and the big players in New York's tech sector want to make sure the next administration does the same.
For 12 days after Sandy slammed into the Mid-Atlantic coast on October 29, Tim Arata sat in the dark at his family-owned gas station in suburban Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, waiting for the lights to come back on.
President Obama did not mention Wall Street or financial regulation during his State of the Union address, so what does that mean for banking regulation during the president's second term?
Money Talking host Charlie Herman, regular contributor Joe Nocera and guest Sheila Bair, the former chairman of the FDIC, tell us what they're reading this weekend.
Imagine blending the real world with computer generated images: glasses or contact lens that are actually computer screens displaying images before our eyes. Has the future of augmented reality arrived?
President Obama wants the minimum wage to increase from $7.25 to $9 an hour. Too much? Too little? What's the right wage?
Thousands of Sandy Victims in New York have been forced to put off repairs to their damaged homes as they wait weeks for insurance checks, according to an investigation by the state's Department of Financial Services.
Cybersecurity expert Alan Paller says hackers and internet trolls like Andrew Auernheimer (aka Weev) are nothing more than vigilantes.
Andrew Auernheimer (aka Weev) is a gray-hat hacker and self-described internet troll who is facing up to 10 years in prison for breaching AT&T's servers.
Jordan Kovnot is the privacy fellow at the Fordham Center on Law and Information Policy.
Internet troll Andrew Auernheimer (aka Weev) is facing up to 10 years in federal prison for breaching AT&T's servers. On this week's New Tech City he explains why he believes his actions helped consumers and upheld American democratic ideals.
The rising cost of labor in China, high-tech robots, and even 3D printing are bringing manufacturing operations back to the United States. But will it guarantee more jobs for American workers?
Hailing cabs with an app. Renting out rooms to visiting tourists. Sure, it's easy, thanks to startups like Uber and Airbnb. But is it legal? Popular tech companies run up against New York City regulations and try to find compromises.
Monday is the last day for New Yorkers and New Jerseyans affected by Sandy to apply for federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance.
Money Talking examines how immigration reform would affect wages and benefits, consumer spending, entitlement programs like Medicare and Social Security and the economy as a whole.
A non-profit in Texas called Defense Distributed is working to perfect its design for a so-called "Wiki Weapon."