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Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Repairing the Insurance Safety Net

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Part II of Amy Edding's interview with Mark Peters of the NY Liquidation Bureau.

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Should One Person Control the New York State Pension Fund?

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Greg David of Crain’s interviews New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli.

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ASSME Anything You Like

Monday, April 13, 2009

Last December I hit up Christmas Party by ASSME (The American Society for Sh**canned Media Elites). Delightful affair. Pink champagne. Unemployed and underemployed writers and editors made sparkling conversation. Resulted in a nice little feature on the media jobs bloodbath.

Evidently, the Elites have still not found jobs. How ...

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Insurance…for Insurance Policyholders

Monday, April 13, 2009

How the Liquidation Bureau is like the FDIC. Guest: Mark Peters, head of the NYS Liquidation Bureau.

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NY Lottery a Winner

Friday, April 10, 2009

The worst economic crisis in decades couldn't stop the New York State Lottery from posting record sales. The lottery reports New Yorkers spent $6.7 billion on jackpot and scratch games in the fiscal year that just ended and close to $1 billion at video gaming ...

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Mike Bloomberg Has Added You As A Friend

Friday, April 10, 2009

Why the Mayor is wooing Facebook. Guest: Greg David, Crain’s New York Business.

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Dogs Love It!

Thursday, April 09, 2009

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Just back from the NY Auto Show.

Every car maker is touting green creds and/or affordability...Great ideas, but very same-y after a while. How to stand out then?

Honda broke out of the pack with their 'dog friendly' Element, including 'leash ready' ...

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Auto Show Attendees Fixated on the Economy

Thursday, April 09, 2009

The New York Auto Show opens to the public today at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. WNYC's Ilya Marritz attended a preview for industry people and found no one has escaped the down economy.

REPORTER: Rene Abdallah is a good example of how the Detroit's problems ...

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Life Insurance...Not So Dull After All!

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Spring-time flowers bloom on a tree in front of the U.S. Treasury Department building. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Spring-time flowers bloom on a tree in front of the U.S. Treasury Department building. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Could another insurer crumble and follow ...

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Life Insurance Needs a Lifeboat

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

How bad bets are sinking life insurers. Guest: Aaron Elstein, Crain’s New York Business.

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"The H&R Block Tax Stimulus Plan"

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Interesting tidbit, via today's Financial 411 guest Anya Kamenetz: the president's stimulus package contains a huge, unintended boost for tax preparers: a more complicated tax code.

John Hewitt, founder of Jackson-Hewitt, even referred to it as "the H&R Block and Liberty Tax Stimulus Plan" in an interview ...

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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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Business Services Among Worst Hit in NYC Job Loss

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

The pace of job loss in the New York City area is picking up. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports 193,000 jobs disappeared between February of 2008 and last February.

Business services are among the worst hit areas that includes everything from janitors to accountants - ...

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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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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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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