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Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Making Tax Prep Pay

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Why H&R Block’s share price rose 25 percent last year. Guest: Anya Kamenetz.
Does H&R Block Do Well By Doing Badly?

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Tim’s Electronic Transition

Monday, April 06, 2009

How Tim Geithner brought derivatives trading into the computer age. Guest: Jeff Gerth, ProPublica

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SUNY Budget Raises Ire

Friday, April 03, 2009

Some students and administrators are protesting next fiscal year's proposed budget for SUNY schools. Shirley Strum Kenny, the president of SUNY Stony Brook, is angry that diminishing state aid will effectively offset revenue from recent tuition hikes.

KENNY: It is being hijacked to go into the state budget deficit. The students ...

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Not So NYSE After All?

Friday, April 03, 2009

New York Stock Exchange shareholders are angry. Guest: Greg David, Crain’s New York Business.

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London Calling

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Topshop and the G20 Summit. NPR’s Laura Conaway interviews Adam Posen of the Peterson Institute.

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New York Housing Prices Slump Again in First Quarter

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Those looking for bottom in the New York housing market will have to wait a little longer. The city's biggest real estate brokers released their first quarter figures today, and the vital signs do not look good.

Brown Harris Stevens recorded a $15,000 drop in the average price of a one-bedroom ...

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SCOTUS: The EPA Can Consider Cost of Upgrades to Nuclear Power Plants

Thursday, April 02, 2009

For years, environmentalists have worked to close down two aging nuclear plants near New York City. But they had two setbacks yesterday. WNYC's Ilya Marritz reports.

REPORTER: Forty miles north of New York City, there's the Indian Point Nuclear Power Station. The group Riverkeeper says the reactor there kills too many ...

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Feds to Decide Future of Oyster Creek Power Plant

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

A decision could come today on the future of the nation's oldest operating nuclear power plant. WNYC's Ilya Marritz has more.

REPORTER: New Jersey's Oyster Creek nuclear power station was built on a tidal marsh north of Atlantic City. On April 10th - the plant's 40th anniversary generating electricity - Oyster ...

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Car Making By Fiat

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

How Chrysler could be saved by a resilient Italian automaker. Guest: Josh Whitford, Columbia University.

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Call Me In 2010

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Law firms defer job offers. Guest: Kris Fischer, New York Law Journal.

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X Marks the Spot

Monday, March 30, 2009

The IRS seeks hidden treasure in offshore tax havens. Guest: Tom Herman, Wall Street Journal reporter.

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Dimon in the Rough

Friday, March 27, 2009

JPMorgan’s CEO says March has been “a little tough”. Guest: Greg David, Crain’s New York Business.

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More Regulation ≠ Better Regulation?

Thursday, March 26, 2009

One Congressman’s take on designing new rules for Wall Street. Guest: Congressman Scott Garrett (R-NJ – 5th District).

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Scrutinizing DeSantis

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

This was probably inevitable...a pitch from a publicist speculating on the legality of Jake DeSantis' very public letter of resignation from AIG.

The pitch suggests DeSantis could have violated confidentiality clauses in his contract with the company. If his contract in fact contained such language.

For the record, a ...

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Must Read: Why I'm Leaving AIG

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Finally! A voice from inside the most vilified shop on Wall Street, AIG's financial products division.

Check out this Times op ed by Jake DeSantis, an AIG executive vice president. Actually, it's his resignation letter. DeSantis says he had nothing to do with the credit default swaps that ...

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Cash Flow Kings

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

How innovators and unconventional thinkers made money in ’08. Guest: Nick Baumann, Mother Jones Magazine.

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Toxic, But Valuable

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Investors are already buying mortgages in default, so what do they make of Treasury’s plan to grow the market for mortgages? Guest: WNYC’s Lisa Chow.

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Northeast Cap-and-Trade Auction Called a Success

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Now that the Northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative has held its third-ever auction, officials are calling the young cap-and-trade system a success. WNYC's Ilya Marritz reports.

REPORTER: The price of a single pollution credit ticked up 13 cents at auction on Wednesday. It now costs power producers $3.51 to emit one ton ...

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Port Traffic Down in 2008

Saturday, March 21, 2009

The number of container ships calling at the Port of New York and New Jersey declined slightly in 2008. WNYC's Ilya Marritz reports the stalled economy is affecting the region's trade with the rest of the world.

REPORTER: The indicators are mixed in the 2008 cargo report, compiled by the Port ...

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Bullish on Broadway

Friday, March 20, 2009

Theaters get a boost after changing the way they sell tickets. Guest: Greg David, Crain’s New York Business.

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