Lisa Chow appears in the following:
Thursday, April 15, 2010
Think you've got a good idea for a business? Now you've got to convince someone else it's a good idea. That's where the business pitch comes in.
In SoHo this week, some first-time entrepreneurs are figuring out how best to pitch investors-- in just 15 seconds. They're participating in "New York ...
Monday, April 12, 2010
NPR’s Planet Money team gets a rare interview with president of the New York Fed, Bill Dudley.
Thursday, April 08, 2010
Yesterday a federal commission repeatedly pressed two former Citigroup executives asking them to accept some form of responsibility for the huge losses that the bank incurred in 2007 and 2008 resulting in a $45 billion taxpayer bailout. WNYC's Lisa Chow reports on the moment that wrapped up yesterday's hearing.
REPORTER: The ...
Monday, April 05, 2010
WNYC’s Lisa Chow discusses first quarter residential real estate numbers.
Thursday, April 01, 2010
New York’s battered magazine industry is getting ready for Apple’s iPad, which comes to stores on Saturday. Most magazine publishers haven’t even touched the new tablet computer. All they know is that it has the potential to dramatically change the way they do business.
BusinessWeek reported recently that, for ...
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Friday, March 26, 2010
A new report by the city's Independent Budget Office shows the current recession will be one of the mildest for New York City since World War II. However, IBO Director Ronnie Lowenstein says the city still faces some big risks, most notably, from the state's economic woes.
"Because so much ...
Thursday, March 25, 2010
New York City's unemployment rate fell for the second month in a row to 10.2 percent. The State Department of Labor released new data today showing that the education and food-service sectors continued to add jobs in February.
The city's colleges and universities added more than 6,000 jobs last month, while ...
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
WNYC’s Amy Eddings speaks to David Kestenbaum of NPR’s Planet Money team, which invested $1,000 in one of the bonds that helped bring down banking giants Bears Stearns and Lehman Brothers.
Sunday, March 21, 2010
The largest bankruptcy in US history will also likely be the most expensive. Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy estate has paid nearly $680 million in fees to lawyers, financial advisors and restructuring consultants, according to a court filing this past week. WNYC's Lisa Chow reports.
REPORTER: The biggest winners are two New York ...
Thursday, March 18, 2010
Will investigate the practice of padding pensions by working overtime in the last three years of service.
Thursday, March 18, 2010
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is expanding his investigation into pension fund corruption. Instead of focusing on those who manage the $130 billion public pension fund, as he’s done for the last three years, he is looking into public employees who collect pensions and the so-called practice of "pension ...
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Sunday, March 14, 2010
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has made headway in his investigation into alleged corruption at the state's pension fund, with the guilty plea of a top state investment officer this week. Yet one of his key reform proposals has been stalled in Albany. WNYC's Lisa Chow reports.
REPORTER: Last October, ...
Thursday, March 11, 2010
There's been a guilty plea from a key figure in Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's ongoing investigation into pension fund corruption. WNYC's Lisa Chow reports.
REPORTER: David Loglisci managed the pension fund's investments from 2003 to 2007. Yesterday he admitted to helping direct hundreds of millions of dollars to certain investment firms. ...
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Cell phone games sell for as little as 99 cents and can generate millions of dollars in profit. The market for mobile games is booming and developers in New York City are getting in on it.
And not every game involves a bloody car chase, grunting athletes, or axe wielding dwarfs. ...
Monday, March 08, 2010
Wednesday, March 03, 2010
Guest: Robin Sidel, reporter with the Wall Street Journal.
Tuesday, March 02, 2010
The Senate has been stalled in passing new financial regulation, and there's been a lot of talk about how effective the industry has been in influencing members of Congress. So I decided to look at just how much the financial industry has contributed to our region's representatives.
I called ...
Monday, March 01, 2010
The busiest runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport is scheduled to close today for four months of reconstruction. This is part of the The Port Authority's nearly $380 million dollar reconstruction project intended to reduce airport waits.
The runway that's being taken out of service handles 40 percent of all ...