Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Financial 411: Money, Politics, and the $177 Bagel Sandwich with Soda.

Friday, February 12, 2010

CUNY’s Greg David explains what else is in the Larry Seabrook indictment. Plus: questions over the Aqueduct casino contract, and the cost of snow.

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Financial 411: A Better Bottom Line? Move the Printer!

Thursday, February 11, 2010

An efficiency expert explains how businesses can save money and time. The Planet Money team speaks with Matt LeBlanc.

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Improper Influence? Menendez Sought to Help Failing Bank

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

First BankAmericano, based in Elizabeth, NJ, was one of 140 banks the FDIC took over last year, and one of just two in the New York metro area. As I reported last December, the bank was sunk by an un-diversified portfolio consisting mostly of real estate loans.

Today, ...

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Financial 411: So Long, Richie Rich?

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

New Jersey debates "wealth flight." Guests: Hans Dekker of the Community Foundation of New Jersey and Mary Forsberg of New Jersey Policy Perspectives

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Small Biz Owners Line Up for Loans

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

After record profits for Wall Street in 2009, the Obama administration is making Main Street and small businesses a focus in 2010. In downtown Manhattan, there was a government-sponsored matchmaking event for small businesses and banks. WNYC's Ilya Marritz reports there was attraction, if not ...

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Financial 411: What’s In A Name?

Friday, February 05, 2010

A ballpark name change and what it means for Brooklyn. Guest: Greg David, Director of the Business & Economics Reporting Program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

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Gold At a Discount

Friday, February 05, 2010

Every new condo that wants to get noticed gives itself a name. Oro means “gold” in Spanish.

And the developers’ original vision for life in The Oro, a 40-story, 300-unit beige brick tower was glittering.

A promotional video for the project was packed ...

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Financial 411: Who’s “Average”?

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says “average” pay in the financial sector is $70k, but it depends how you calculate it. WNYC’s Arun Venugopal explains. Also: Bob Hennelly on Gov. Chirs Christie’s casino challenge.

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Financial 411: Going Once…Riverton Apartments

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

A Harlem housing complex heads for the auction block as the owner misses his loan payments. Guest: Charles Bagli of The New York Times.

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Trustee of Madoff's Estate Sued by Victims

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Thousands of investors who lost their savings with Bernard Madoff have a case before a U.S. bankruptcy court judge this morning. As WNYC's Ilya Marritz tells us, the investors want the court-appointed trustee of the Madoff estate, Irving Piccard, to award them up to $500,000 ...

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Financial 411: Agony on the Aegean

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

NPR’s Sylvia Poggioli on what ails Greece’s economy.

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Financial 411: An App For That

Monday, February 01, 2010

WNYC’s Lisa Chow explains what’s behind New York City’s "BigApps" competition.

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Madoff Victims Take on Trustee Over Compensation Totals

Monday, February 01, 2010

A bankruptcy judge will hear arguments tomorrow in a dispute over how much the victims of Bernard Madoff should be compensated. The trustee of the Madoff estate argues that in the Ponzi scheme, investors never really owned any stock, so they're only entitled to the ...

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State Official Says Gas Drilling Unlikely to Contaminate Drinking Water

Monday, February 01, 2010

New York State's top official for the environment says allowing gas drilling near upstate reservoirs is unlikely to contaminate drinking water. WNYC's Ilya Marritz has more.

REPORTER: A serious spill is the nightmare of the Bloomberg administration. But Pete Grannis, the Commissioner of Environmental Conservation, says ...

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Financial 411: One Tower Or Two?

Friday, January 29, 2010

An arbitration panel’s decision makes it likely only one tall office tower will be built on the World Trade Center site. Guest: Greg David of CUNY Journalism School.

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Federal Stimulus for Transit Projects Falls Short in City

Friday, January 29, 2010

Transit projects in New York City are supposed to receive a big shot in the arm from the Federal stimulus program, but so far just a fraction of the money has been spent.

The downtown Fulton Street transit hub and the Second Avenue subway line are ...

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Financial 411: Underpaid and Under-Reported

Thursday, January 28, 2010

A study suggests there is an epidemic of wage violations among New York City’s low-wage workers. Guest, James DeFilippis, associate professor of Public Policy at Rutgers University and co-author of the study "Working Without Laws" from the National Employment Law Project.

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The Senate Candidate from Wall Street

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

That's how Port Authority board member Bruce Blakeman is positioning himself in his quest to run as a Republican for Kirsten Gillibrand's Senate seat.

Blakeman appeared at a 'rally' opposing President Barack Obama's criticism of the banking industry.

The scene: no protest signs, no ...

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Financial 411: Money, Politics, and Pension Funds

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

WNYC’s Arun Vengugopal on efforts to weaken the impact of the Supreme Court decision allowing unlimited money in politics.

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Brooklyn Congressman Probes NY Fed and AIG

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Brooklyn Congressman Edolphus Towns will be in Washington this morning scrutinizing decisions made by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in the tumultuous fall of 2008. WNYC's Ilya Marritz says questions persist about how the New York Fed handled the demise of insurance giant ...

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