Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

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.


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).


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 ...


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.


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


Watch Goldman

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

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



Tuesday, March 17, 2009

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


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...



Thursday, March 12, 2009

Which Madoff investors can recoup their losses, and how.


Media Matters

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

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


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?


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" ...