Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

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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New Yorkers Speak Out at Gas Drilling Hearing

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Nearly a thousand New Yorkers turned out last night for the chance to comment on the record on natural gas and drinking water. State regulators have offered a plan to allow gas drilling near the city's upstate reservoirs. The event in lower Manhattan was a ...

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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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Cycling = Ka-Ching!

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

An economy that's headed downhill is not a good thing. But a bicycle going downhill picks up speed. And the bicycle business has been up in the past year. As WNYC's Ilya Marritz reports, it's counter-cyclical.

REPORTER: Starting a business last spring was a foolish thing ...

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Financial 411: Bike Biz is Counter-Cyclical

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

WNYC's Ilya Marritz reports that bike lanes provided an economic stimulus in the recession.

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Public Forum on Catskills Gas Drilling Tonight at Stuyvesant HS

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

The debate over gas drilling in the Catskills is coming to New York City. This evening, a state agency will host a public forum on plans to oversee drilling in the formation known as the Marcellus Shale. WNYC's Ilya Marritz has more.

REPORTER: The closest part ...

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Financial 411: Wall Street Money and Nonprofits

Monday, November 09, 2009

The Harlem Children’s Zone, and the promise and peril of being popular in the financial services industry. Guest: WNYC’s Beth Fertig.

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Financial 411: Is Insider Trading Pervasive At Hedge Funds?

Friday, November 06, 2009

Greg David of Crain’s New York Business is beginning to think so, in light of recent busts by the US Attorney’s office.

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More Arrests in Insider Trading Case

Friday, November 06, 2009

Authorities have arrested seven more people in our area in a major anti-insider trading sweep, that began last month. WNYC's Ilya Marritz has the details.

REPORTER: The accused are mostly stock traders and corporate attorneys. Prosecutors say the lawyers gave confidential information about their clients, including ...

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NYS Extends Comment Period for Natural Gas Drilling Plan

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Albany is granting the city more time to comment on a controversial plan to allow gas drilling near its upstate drinking water reservoirs. WNYC's Ilya Marritz has more.

REOPRTER: City officials asked for the comment period to be extended to mid-January, instead, the state is offering ...

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Financial 411: Reasons to Destroy a Cell Phone

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Prosecutors charge 14 more individuals in an alleged scheme involving insider trading via prepaid mobile phones. Guest: WNYC’s Ilya Marritz.

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WH Budget Director: Unemployment Expected to Worsen

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

A top Obama administration official told an audience of New Yorkers they should expect the economy to feel like it's getting worse for a while, even if it's actually improving. Peter Orszag, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, says that's been the ...

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Attorney General Files Antitrust Suit Against Intel

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is taking the California-based Intel Corporation, the world's largest maker of computer microprocessors, to court. In an antitrust suit filed today, Cuomo alleges the company paid billions to secure exclusive agreements with computer manufacturers to use its chips. "In ...

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Financial 411: Plain Vanilla, Anyone?

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

The reason banks want your money in a CD. Guest: Aaron Elstein of Crain’s New York Business.

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Financial 411: It Takes A Judge

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Judge Frederic Block tries to cut through financial jargon in the trial of Ralph Cioffi and Matthew Tannin.

Guest: WNYC’s Lisa Chow.

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Financial 411: Why Do Some People Not Trust Banks After 75 Years of FDIC Guarantees?

Monday, November 02, 2009

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation tries to instill confidence in the banking system. Guest: Sandra Thompson, Director of the Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection at the FDIC.

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Financial 411: A Bang-Bang Play in the Bronx

Friday, October 30, 2009

Assessing economic impact of the World Series, plus what to do about the glut of empty condos. Guest: Greg David of Crain’s New York Business.

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Financial 411: Recession Over, Sort Of

Thursday, October 29, 2009

What 3.5 percent economic growth really means. Guest: Simon Johnson, MIT Professor and former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund.

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City and State Still Divided on Upstate Drilling

Thursday, October 29, 2009

A natural gas company's decision not to drill upstate near New York City's water supply, puts the future of drilling in that area in doubt. But, as WNYC's Ilya Marritz reports, the state and city are still at odds over whether proposed drilling regulations do ...

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