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Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Financial 411: East Side Story

Thursday, October 22, 2009

New York’s highest court hands a victory to tenants at Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village in their suit against Tishman Speyer. Guest: WNYC’s Cindy Rodriguez.

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Fashion Industry Rallies to Save Garment District

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Hundreds of fashion designers and textile workers rallied today under the giant sculptural needle and button that mark the heart of midtown's Garment District. They're concerned that commercial pressure on landlords and competition from abroad are squeezing life out of the area. Designer Nanette Lepore ...

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Have The Banks Already Won?

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

NPR’s Adam Davidson says lobbyists for the big financial institutions are already on board with the administration’s plans for new financial regulation.

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Financial 411: Udder Agony

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Milk producers struggle as global demand craters. Guest: Andrew Novakovic director of Cornell University's Program on Dairy Markets and Policy.

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ExxonMobil Pays for Groundwater Cleanup

Monday, October 19, 2009

ExxonMobil will have to pay more than $100 million in damages for contaminating six public drinking water wells in southeast Queens.

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Climate Change Changes the Chamber

Monday, October 19, 2009

This blog was taken in by an email from the Chamber of Commerce, but talkingpointmemo was not. Turns out the Chamber's apparent shift on climate change was a hoax.

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The US Chamber of Commerce has had some high level defections over its opposition to climate change legislation. Today, the group makes what it is billing as an about-face (though the phrase "free enterprise climate policy" in the header sort of muddles the move).

Here's the email:

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Announces Free Enterprise Climate Policy
Internal Conflict Resolves in Commitment To Long-Term Prosperity

WASHINGTON, D.C.-The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is throwing its weight behind strong climate legislation, a spokesman for Chamber President Tom J. Donahue announced today at the National Press Club.

"We believe that strong climate legislation is the best way to ensure American innovation, create jobs, and make sure the U.S. and the world are on track to reduce global carbon emissions, and to provide for the needs of the American business community for generations to come," said the spokesman, Hingo Sembra.

The new position is an about-face on climate policy for the Chamber, which previously lobbied against government action. The shift comes after the defection of several prominent members of the Chamber, including PG&E, Apple, PNM Resources, and Exelon.

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Financial 411: Junk Shop

Monday, October 19, 2009

Why high-risk, high-yield junk bonds are hot.

Guest: Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek.

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ExxonMobil Liable for Polluting Drinking Water

Monday, October 19, 2009

ExxonMobil will have to pay more than $100 million in damages for contaminating six public drinking water wells in southeast Queens.

That's the decision of a jury in a lawsuit brought by the city of New York. The city alleged ExxonMobil didn't give adequate warning to ...

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Financial 411: Off Life Support, Still Sick

Friday, October 16, 2009

Banks’ positive third-quarter earnings conceal problems in their commercial mortgage portfolios.

Guest: Greg David, Crain’s New York Business.

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Artificial Intelligence for the Unemployed

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Could a mathematical formula cause a big leap forward in the job search? The New York State Department of Labor thinks so. It's testing an algorithm it hopes will do much better than ordinary job boards at finding work for the unemployed. WNYC's Ilya Marritz ...

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Financial 411: The Incredible Shrinking New York Stock Exchange

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Graham Bowley of The New York Times explains why companies are moving to obscure exchanges.

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Financial 411: A Smarter Job Search?

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

The State Department of Labor tries a new algorithm to connect the unemployed with jobs. Guest: WNYC’s Ilya Marritz.

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City Study Says Drilling Near Reservoirs is Risky

Monday, October 05, 2009

The Paterson Administration is preparing to green-light natural gas drilling near the city's reservoirs upstate. But a report commissioned by the city says drilling could contaminate the public water supply. WNYCs Ilya Marritz has more.

REPORTER: Erosion, runoff, and toxic chemicals are just three of the ...

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Financial 411: Charlotte’s Ebb?

Friday, October 02, 2009

Ken Lewis leaves Bank of America, Governor Paterson says New York’s fiscal state is bad, but manageable. Guest: Greg David of Crain’s New York Business.

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Officials Concerned Over Natural Gas Drilling in Catskills Region

Friday, October 02, 2009

City officials are expressing sharp disagreement with Albany over the issue of natural gas drilling in the city's Catskill Mountains watershed. They say a plan to allow drilling there would leave the city's reservoirs vulnerable to chemical spills. WNYC's Ilya Marritz is following the story.

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Natural Gas Drilling Deemed Safe for Catskills Region

Thursday, October 01, 2009

The land surrounding New York City drinking water reservoirs will be opened up to natural gas drilling under a plan issued by the state Department of Environmental Conservation. WNYC's Ilya Marritz has more.

REPORTER: The DEC's draft environmental impact statement acknowledges concerns about drinking water quality. ...

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Financial 411: Touch and Purchase

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Cablevision introduces shopping via TV screen. Jesse Baker reports.

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Financial 411: Glitzy and Transparent

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Which condos are selling slowly in Richard Meier’s new Grand Army Plaza building.

Guest: Christine Haughney, Metro reporter for the New York Times.

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Financial 411: Who’s Meddling With Whom?

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Nomi Prins, A former managing director at Goldman Sachs, says it is the big banks who are playing Washington, not the reverse.

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Why is NYC a Laggard On Tech & Medicine Startups?

Monday, September 28, 2009

This study by the Center for an Urban Future says New York's research universities aren't doing enough to spin off innovative research into new private ventures.

Also check out the very diverting innovation index. One striking finding: in 2008, Silicon Valley had 40 big venture capital firms, Boston ...

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