WNYC's Amy Eddings hosts a daily overview of financial news at 4:30 each weekday. This financial wrap delivers highlights of the day's business news delivered by WNYC's reporters with context, clarity and a New York perspective.
The lobbying in Washington has intensified in some areas on the financial regulatory law.
Many Americans appear determined to go on a vacation this summer despite their anxieties about the economy. But they will have to make an extra effort to find savings, with gas prices and air fares both higher than they were last year.
We'll talk about what's in store for the week ahead, and hear from a city lifeguard, as part of our weekly series profiling New Yorkers at work.
Albany legislators were preoccupied with a same-sex marriage bill this week. But as they approach the end of session, they have other matters to decide as well, like the future of city rent regulations. We'll review this week's business and economics news.
New York City and state's unemployment rates stayed steady last month — at 8.6 and 7.9 percent, respectively.
The Federal Reserve's program to boost economic growth comes to an end on June 30th. Was it a success?
It's been nearly a year since President Barack Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Act into law. But many of the regulations required by the law are way behind schedule. What's causing the delays?
We'll talk about what's in store for the economy this week, and meet a triathlon coach who is training New Yorkers one lap at a time, in our series New York Works.
Apple makes devices consumers love to own, but other businesses have long complained that the company doesn't play well with others. Now, Apple is sweetening the deal for publishers. We'll also review this week's business news.
A fight brews between developers and their workers. Could we see strikes at construction projects this summer?
A new report finds that the number of jobs in graphic design, architecture and fashion in New York has increased 75 percent since 2000. We'll talk about why these fields are poised to grow even more.
It's Internet Week in New York City, and the question is, will the city ever surpass Silicon Valley as the country's leading high-tech center? We'll get one view from a local tech entrepreneur.
WNYC is expanding its reach. It's set to acquire four radio stations owned by the state of New Jersey.
This week brought a succession of disappointing economic reports, from housing to industrial production, and on Friday - job creation.
The probe into insider trading continues to find new targets.
New York's State University system is the nation's largest, with nearly half a million students. A new major study makes the case that it's also a powerful engine of economic growth.
Housing Continues Its Slump
Home prices have reached their lowest level since the housing bubble burst in 2006.
Just what is Martha Stewart cooking up for her company? And have the "snakebitten" Mets found their cure? We'll talk about deal season in New York City.
This week, two retailers introduced new tablet reading devices. We'll talk about why readers of romance novels are some of their best customers.
Labor unions have gone after Wal-mart for years — attacking the world's largest retailer for providing poor wages and benefits and driving small businesses out of business. Now, organized labor has its eye on another big-box retailer: Target. Workers at a Target store in Valley Stream, Long Island, will vote next month on whether to join United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1500.