Friday, December 07, 2012
The Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook suffered major flooding after Sandy. Three members of the community from different areas of the Red Hook talk about recovery and what they expect from the next storm. Plus: the latest on the cease-fire in Gaza and what it means economically; a look at what the next emerging markets might be, going beyond the Brazil-Russia-India-China format known as BRIC; and your calls on your fantasy mayoral candidates for New York City.
Friday, April 29, 2011
Yesterday economists and the rest of the country let out a collective groan when the quarterly GDP numbers came out. The economy grew by a sad 1.8 percent in the last quarter. In the quarter before that, growth was at a healthy 3.1 percent. So what happened? Have we hit just a small bump in the road on the road to recovery, or is this a sign of a possible reversal?