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Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Dosvidaniya, New York! Rich Russians Stop Buying Condos

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

U.S. sanctions are having an affect on Russians' appetite for New York's luxury apartments.

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Judge Says Airbnb Can Keep Its Secrets

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

A judge quashes Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's effort to examine Airbnb's business records in New York.

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Hanging Up on Payphones

Thursday, May 01, 2014

New York City issues a Request for Proposals to replace more than 7,000 public payphones.

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If Pfizer Leaves NYC, Will It Start a Trend?

Thursday, May 01, 2014

If New York-based Pfizer in effect renounces its U.S. citizenship, what does that mean for the city?

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Developers Put Down Big Money in Race to Build Casinos

Friday, April 25, 2014

The race to build four upstate casinos will be grueling.

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Schneiderman: Regular Hotels Good, Illegal Airbnb Hotels Bad

Thursday, April 24, 2014

New York's Attorney general says Airbnb tells deceptive stories about the true natures of its business.

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Will E-Cigarettes Go Up In Smoke?

Thursday, April 24, 2014

The manufacture and sale of electronic cigarettes is pretty much unregulated...but not for long.

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Airbnb's Future in New York Could Be Endangered

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Airbnb's ability to operate in New York may depend on whether a judge allows the state Attorney General to subpoena user information.

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Beige Book Explained

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Federal Reserve issues regional anecdotal reports on the economy every six weeks, known as the "beige book" because of the color of its cover. WNYC reporter Ilya Marritz explains what's in the new one, out yesterday, about the area's economic outlook, and how the report affects jobs and investments.

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Under Pressure To Cut Costs, Wall Street Banks Downsize

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Many banks report earnings this week. Bank of America turned in a loss after taking a big charge for legal expenses. Citigroup will lay off about 300 stock and bond traders in an effort to cut costs.

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Beloved Dutch Priest Killed By Gunman In War-Torn Syrian City

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Last week marked another low-point in the Syrian civil war. A unidentified gunman assassinated a Dutch priest in the city of Homs. Father Frans van der Lugt had lived in Syria for nearly five decades.

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Are Stockbrokers Becoming an Endangered Species in New York?

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

New York City has a record number of jobs. But well-paying jobs on Wall Street are disappearing.

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Pearl Paint’s Brush With Death?

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The Canal Street mecca for artists may not be part of the downtown landscape for much longer.

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New Manischewitz Owner Wants to Break Out of Kosher Aisle

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

The biggest matzo maker in the world changes hands, just days before Passover.

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Kosher Food Producer Manischewitz Sold To Bain Capital

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Manischewitz has been bought by a unit of the private equity firm Bain Capital for an undisclosed amount. The new owner wants the 126-year-old brand move beyond its niche on the kosher shelves.

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MF Global Clients Get Their Money Back

Thursday, April 03, 2014

The defunct financial services firm led by former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine filed for chapter 11 in October 2011. Billions of dollars in customer accounts were discovered to be missing.

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How Many Tech Jobs Are There in NYC? Depends Whom You Ask

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Researchers can't seem to agree how many tech jobs there are in New York, only that the number is growing.

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A Look at Sleep Deprivation—Wall Street Style

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

In the city that supposedly never sleeps, it’s not nightlife that’s preventing people from getting their Z’s: It’s more work. That’s certainly the case on Wall Street, which has long been known for marathon work-weeks.

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Confessions of an Over-Caffeinated Trader

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

For years, Rhoden Monrose woke up at 4:30 every day and relied on energy shots to get him through his job as a derivatives trader. Now, he’s trying to save the legions of weary Wall Streeters making themselves sick from lack of sleep.

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The Race to Build Upstate Casinos Begins

Monday, March 31, 2014

Bidders must show they have the money, the land they need, support from neighboring communities and the potential to stimulate economic activity.

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