°F The heat continues, with highs expected to hit the lower 90s. Hear what this means for four very different New Yorkers.

Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

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 ...


Bricks and Mortar

Thursday, October 16, 2008

We hear how a Brooklyn contractor sees the financial crisis.


Bonds, Municipal Bonds

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

As New York City and the MTA postpone issuing millions of dollars of new bonds, we look at how the once stable bond marketplace has been affected by swings in global markets.


Got a Bloomberg Terminal?

Monday, October 13, 2008

Why you need one of Michael Bloomberg’s boxes to follow the market for credit default swaps. Also: as the Dow shatters 9,300, we explore the other indices that matter: the Libor and the TED spread.


About that $700 billion…

Friday, October 10, 2008

Lisa Chow explains the asset manager BlackRock, the most important New York company you’ve never heard of.


Time to Buy the Bank?

Thursday, October 09, 2008

Markets tumble again as the federal government considers whether to deploy the stock injection option and become a major shareholder in US banks.


Can Governments Do Anything to Reassure Markets?

Wednesday, October 08, 2008

After a wild day, Paulson’s remarks send the Dow down. Also: why local institutions’ assets are frozen.


Does Crude's Slide Mean Lower Home Heating Costs?

Tuesday, October 07, 2008

The federal government gives its best guess of the future cost of oil today. Also: Bernanke frets over the economy, and legislators grill AIG execs.


Former Lehman CEO Gets Grilled By Congress

Monday, October 06, 2008

Congreesmembers cited documents indicating Lehman steered millions of dollars to executives as the company was nearing bankruptcy.

One of two Republicans on the panel, Connecticut Congressman Chris Shays, says he shares Americans' disbelief about the size of some executive pay packages.

SHAYS: To those of us on ...