Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Financial 411: Scrooge Was Right

Monday, December 07, 2009

An economist argues against holiday gift giving. Planet Money interviews Joel Waldfogel, business professor at Wharton and author, Scroogenomics: Why You Shouldn't Buy Presents for the Holidays.

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Environmental Groups Step Up Campaign Against Natural Gas Drilling

Friday, December 04, 2009

Environmental groups are stepping up their campaign against a controversial natural gas drilling technique, with their eye on a deadline for public comment at the an end of the month. WNYC's Ilya Marritz has more.

REPORTER: State officials spent more than a year making plans to ...

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Financial 411: Tide. Boats...Rising?

Friday, December 04, 2009

A new study suggests Wall Street’s boffo results will help New York City’s coffers. Guest: Greg David, director of the business and economics reporting program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

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Financial 411: If It Ain’t Broker’s…

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Corcoran and a fired broker fight over a list of clients. Guest: Amanda Fung, reporter for Crain’s New York Business.

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Financial 411: Make Work? Here’s How

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

One attendee at tomorrow’s White House “Jobs Summit” gives her view on how to increase employment. Guest: Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers.

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Financial 411: Of Microwave Ovens and Sitcoms

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Tim Arango, reporter for The New York Times, on why GE wants to lose NBC (well, mostly).

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Financial 411: Never Believe The Hype

Friday, November 27, 2009

Greg David of Crain’s New York Business on why stories about holiday shopping are usually wrong.

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Financial 411: Married to the Store

Thursday, November 26, 2009

A husband and wife go into business together, and are forced to cut their spending at home. Jenny Brundin of member station KUER in Salt Lake City in Utah.

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Financial 411: Fare Game

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

WNYC’s Lisa Chow explains why bus operators are offering $1 tickets to destinations around the northeast.

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Financial 411: Nets Gain

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

The state’s highest court OKs the use of eminent domain to clear the way for the Atlantic Yards project. WNYC’s Matthew Schuerman explains.

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Financial 411: Rumble in the Belly

Monday, November 23, 2009

As record numbers of New Yorkers show up at soup kitchens, the federal government is spending much more on food aid. Guest: Joel Berg, New York City Coalition Against Hunger..

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Financial 411: Ticket to LaGuardia

Friday, November 20, 2009

Why is Goldman Sachs offering tuition to classes at LaGuardia Community College? Greg David of Crain’s New York Business explains.

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Ms. Smith Says She WILL Go To Washington

Thursday, November 19, 2009

In March, President Obama nominated NYS Labor Commissioner Patricia Smith to be Solicitor in the United States Department of Labor. Basically, top cop for Employer violators of labor laws.

But Senator Mike Enzi (R-NV) has promised to block her advancement to the job over inaccurate statements she made (and ...

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Financial 411: Prognosis: Two More Years Without New Cranes

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Developers expect only projects that already have financing to go ahead. Guest: WNYC’s Lisa Chow covers the 42st Annual Capital Markets Conference sponsored by the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel.

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City Falls Behind Nation in Economic Recovery

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

New numbers show New York City lags behind the rest of the country in emerging from the recession.

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Financial 411: Ship To Shore

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Almost 15,000 Americans declare earnings from their offshore accounts in a big IRS amnesty. Charles Falk, a tax attorney for some of them, explains why so many are turning themselves in.

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City Lags Behind Nation in Economic Recovery

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

New numbers show New York City lags behind the rest of the country in emerging from the recession. In the third quarter, the American economy grew 3.5 percent, but the city's economy continued to shrink at a rate of 1.6 percent, according to Comptroller William ...

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Financial 411: Retail Politics

Friday, November 13, 2009

Costco opens in East Harlem, and a controversial mall plan in the Bronx. Guest: Greg David of Crain’s New York Business.

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Financial 411: From Freak Show to Fancy Hotels

Thursday, November 12, 2009

WNYC’s Matthew Schuerman explains the city’s ambitious plans for Coney Island.

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Financial 411: From Bayji to Billing

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

What can be done to fix the VA benefits system and ease returning veterans' financial transition? Guest: Carolyn Schapper, National Guard interrogator and human intelligence specialist.

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