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Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

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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Why Do New Yorkers Pay Sky High Electric Rates?

Thursday, March 19, 2009

HOST: New Yorkers pay some of the highest electric rates in the nation – 45 percent higher than the national average. Critics say there's something funny with the way electricity is bought and sold.

MCCULLOUGH: If you walked into the local grocery store and you found that a loaf of bread ...

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Watch Goldman

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Eliot Spitzer’s advice for following AIG’s bailout money trail.

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AIGitated

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

The nitty gritty of bonuses. Guest: Jeff Gordon, Columbia University.

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Elevate the Fed?

Monday, March 16, 2009

Should we have a “systemic regulator”, and should it be the Federal Reserve? Guest: Michael Greenberger, University of Maryland.

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Paterson Disputes Reports on Free Pollution Credits

Sunday, March 15, 2009

The Paterson Administration is denying reports that the governor promised to give electric power companies free pollution credits. WNYC's Ilya Marritz has more.

REPORTER: The Paterson Administration is trying to mollify environmentalists concerned that the Governor has become too cozy with power companies. At issue is the new ten state greenhouse ...

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Mixed Outlook for NYS's Insurance Industry

Friday, March 13, 2009

Last week a New York official was grilled by Senators about his role in overseeing the failed insurer AIG.

DINALLO: I'm proud of how the regulators maintained themselves.

REPORTER: Eric Dinallo is the state superintendent of insurance. He told the Senators his agency kept a close eye on AIG's regular insurance division ...

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MTA: Reduction in Service If Rescue Plan Not Approved

Friday, March 13, 2009

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is reaffirming its pledge to eliminate several bus lines, and the W and Z trains and hike fares as much as 30 percent, if New York Senate Democrats don't get behind a financial rescue plan by March 25th. That's when the MTA's board meets next.

"I continue ...

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Berned!

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Which Madoff investors can recoup their losses, and how.

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Media Matters

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Why WBAI is in trouble, and why Murdoch bought the Brooklyn paper.

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Prime Retail Space Available

Monday, March 09, 2009

What will come next at Union Square South now that Circuit City is gone and Virgin Music is leaving?

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NJ Senator Warns Against "Retention Awards"

Monday, March 09, 2009

A member of the Senate's powerful Banking Committee says he's concerned that banks that got bailout money may be bending the rules to give big bonuses that are illegal under a new law. New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez says some banks are offering "retention awards" instead of bonuses, or promising ...

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NYS Sells Off Midland Insurance

Monday, March 09, 2009

Twenty three years after it took over a bankrupt insurance company, New York State is selling the remnants of the company.

Eric Dinallo is the state superintendent of insurance. He inherited the defunct Midland Insurance company when he took the job in 2007.

DINALLO: Oh my I love telling this story!

Dinallo says ...

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Grape Expectations

Friday, March 06, 2009

Governor Paterson’s move to allow supermarkets to sell wine.

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''A Banker, eh? Can You Make a Living at That?''

Thursday, March 05, 2009

A look at New Yorker money cartoons through the ages.

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Watch Out for Recession Scams

Thursday, March 05, 2009

Government agencies are warning of a sharp rise in frauds targeting people who have fallen into financial hardship because of the recession.

Mindy Bockstein, chair of the New York State Consumer Protection Board, says she saw a 300 percent increase last year in so-called "phishing scams" that arrive in people's email ...

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Increased Oversight in Federal Contracts

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Bipartisanship was on display this morning at the White House. With his former opponent, Senator John McCain at his side, President Obama signed a memorandum changing the way government buys goods and services. The administration says new oversight and more competitive bidding will save the taxpayers $40 billion a year.

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When a House is in Danger of No Longer Being a Home

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

How the government plans to help homeowners in trouble.

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