Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

The “Millionaire’s Tax” – Pro and Con

Monday, November 17, 2008

Should Albany raise taxes on the very richest New Yorkers in order to plug the budget hole?


Gas Drilling in Upstate New York Atracts Foreign Investors

Thursday, November 13, 2008

How valuable are upstate New York's untapped natural gas reserves? No one knows for sure. But as WNYC's Ilya Marritz reports, a new joint venture gives some clues.

REPORTER: StatoilHydro, a Norwegian company, will pay $3.4 billion dollars for a one-third share in Chesapeake Energy's northeast ...


“Our aim should not be more government -- it should be smarter government”

Thursday, November 13, 2008

President Bush warns against too much oversight of Wall Street, but Michael Greenber of the University of Maryland thinks differently.


About Those Troubled Assets…

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Treasury says no bailout money will go to mortgage-backed securities. New York contemplates “green jobs” and Douglas Holtz-Eakin says he is “underwhelmed” by Paulson’s performance.


Why Does Everyone Want to be a Bank Holding Company?

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Amex’s decision to reclassify itself, plus job hunt tips for out-of-work Wall Streeters.


Shaky Economy Threatens New Jersey Commuters

Monday, November 10, 2008

The taxpayer bailout of AIG is growing. Over the weekend, the Fed and the Treasury brokered an additional $40 billion for the mega-insurer, bringing the total rescue package to $150 billion.

And now a local lesson in why AIG was considered too big to fail, and ...


Chasing That Good Old New-car Smell

Thursday, November 06, 2008

New Jersey auto dealers feel stranded as credit and consumer confidence both dry up.



Wednesday, November 05, 2008

What president-elect Obama can do to re-set America’s financial system.


What’s Black and White and Shrinking?

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Blogger Jeff Jarvis on newspaper and magazine layoffs, and what media can do to save itself.


The New York (Business) State of Mind

Monday, November 03, 2008

From Buffalo to Long Island, state businesses are suffering from a nosedive in consumer confidence.


The Art of the Possible

Friday, October 31, 2008

As donations dry up, museums are dusting off their permanent collections.


Plastic Wrap

Thursday, October 30, 2008

How credit cards are using sophisticated data analysis to tighten up consumer lending.


Dial Back 101 Years, Part II

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Financial historian Richard Sylla on what the response to the Panic of 1907 may tell us about the mess we’re in today.


Dial Back 101 Years, Part I

Monday, October 27, 2008

Financial historian Richard Sylla explains how today’s financial crisis is a lot like the Panic of 1907 – and how the Panic influenced the 1908 presidential election.


Mayor Mike, Money Maestro?

Friday, October 24, 2008

The Citizens Budget Commission’s Carol Kellermann says Michael Bloomberg’s reputation for budget mastery is deserved –- but he could have done more to tame spending.


Act 3: Homeowners

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Momentum is building for a rescue plan for homeowners in trouble. But what would be the best way to help?


A Band-Aid for Rite Aid

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Why delisting from stock exchanges is threatening household-name chains.


Lehman's Ghosts

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

After Lehman went under, investors were owed billions in insurance on bonds. The deadline to settle those accounts was today.


What Banks Want

Monday, October 20, 2008

Despite the recent meltdown, big financial institutions continue to lobby for less oversight and regulation.


Natural Gas Drilling Benefits Touted at Albany Hearing

Thursday, October 16, 2008

New York State sits atop huge reserves of natural gas, and energy companies want to start drilling as soon as possible. Yesterday supporters and opponents of drilling testified in Albany. WNYC's Ilya Marritz was there.

It's not every day that the legislature holds a hearing, and ...