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Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

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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Bank of America Settles With New York AG

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

An end to the last major lawsuit over Bank of America's 2008 acquisition of Merrill Lynch. And a three-year ban for the bank's former CEO.

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Unhappy Meal: How the Fast Food Worker Movement Began

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

As protestors "arrest" Ronald McDonald, meet the New Yorkers behind the nationwide movement to raise wages for fast food workers.

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Workers Claim McDonald's Is Taking Them to the Cleaners

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Workers say McDonald's should pay the cost of keeping their uniforms clean.

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Ka-Ching! Bigger Bonuses on Wall Street

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Big banks generously reward employees for a good year.

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On the Bowery, Homeless to Hipsters Almost Overnight

Thursday, March 06, 2014

With the sale of a community center, the Bowery's transformation into an upscale playground is nearly complete.

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Bratton Says Greed Stops Corps. from Reducing Cell Phone Thefts

Monday, March 03, 2014

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton accuses smartphone makers of tolerating rampant theft because it's profitable.

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In Pictures: St. Pat's for All

Sunday, March 02, 2014

The St. Pat’s for All Parade started as an alternative to the traditional St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which excludes gay groups. Now in its 15th year, the parade has kept its easygoing, come-as-you-are ethos. The route passes through multicultural neighborhoods of Queens.

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Shooting of Cop Linked to Troubled Bus Line

Thursday, February 27, 2014

WNYC

The shooting of a police officer is linked to a bus line that has problems.

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Cop Shot for First Time on de Blasio's Watch

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

It happened in Crown Heights, Brooklyn on Wednesday evening, when 26-year old rookie officer James Li and his partner were pursuing a fare evader on a bus, and the man withdrew a gun and fired on Li.

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