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Why 50,000 Swiss Bank Accounts Really Matter

Monday, February 23, 2009

Wall Street Journal Reporter Carrick Mollenkamp talks to WNYC’s Amy Eddings about the U.S. Justice Department going after UBS account holders for tax evasion.

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Why 510 Madison Matters

Friday, February 20, 2009

What an empty midtown office building means for commercial real estate.

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Stock Slumps for Citi and BoA

Friday, February 20, 2009

Stock prices of financial bellwethers Citigroup and Bank of America continued to slide today but regained some lost ground after the White House tamped down fears the government would nationalize the banks. Citigroup fell 22 percent, while Bank of America fell 3.6 percent today. Thomas ...

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Tent Out Of Shape

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Fashion week in the recession.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Inside the Meltdown

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

PBS's "Frontline" investigates the inside stories of Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers, AIG and the $700 billion dollar bailout in "Inside the Meltdown". Frontline producer Michael Kirk and New Yorker staff writer John Cassidy join us. The documentary airs tonight at 9 pm on PBS.

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Xanadus And Don’ts

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

New Jersey entertainment destinations are in trouble.

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What’s Luck Got To Do With It?

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

How the states learned to love lotteries.

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King Says Republicans Left Out Of Stimulus Plan

Monday, February 16, 2009

Long Island Republican Congressman Peter King says the stimulus bill that President Obama is expected to sign tomorrow doesn't include input from his party.

KING: This bill offers too many social programs, and by excluding house republicans it prevented it from being bipartisan. I'm hoping as ...

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WNYC News

Dating a Banker: Who Pays?

Thursday, February 12, 2009

With Wall Street's reputation in tatters, and massive layoffs hitting the industry, bankers, and those who date bankers, are rewriting the rules of courtship.

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Simplify, Simplify

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Christine Quinn’s plan to help small businesses by reducing paperwork.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Economic Contagion

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

In his previous books, former Goldman Sachs investment banker John Talbott, predicted many of our current economic troubles long before they occurred. His latest book, Contagion, Talbott explains the roots of the current financial crisis and claims it will have long, lasting and life changing effects on all of ...

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Art on Layaway

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Galapagos art space’s new payment plan for art lovers.

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Inside the Mind of a Manhattan Builder

Monday, February 09, 2009

2009 looks bad. 2010 looks worse.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Following Up: Seeing it Coming

Friday, February 06, 2009

Heidi Moore, Wall Street Journal reporter and lead writer for the Deal Journal blog, discusses the idea that no one on Wall Street saw the financial meltdown coming.

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Bright Lights, Big City

Friday, February 06, 2009

The bright spots in the New York economy.

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Workers Again Cut Fire Protection System at Deutsche Building

Friday, February 06, 2009

Workers mistakenly cut a standpipe at the former Deutsche Bank building at the World Trade Center site yesterday morning, in an eerie echo of the circumstances that led to a fatal fire there two years ago.

This time, Fire Department spokesman Jim Long says nearby units ...

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The Middleman Gets Cut Out

Thursday, February 05, 2009

Why the number of mortgage brokers is shrinking dramatically.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Lords of Finance

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Many people think the Great Depression resulted from a chain of events that no one person of government could control. Liaquat Ahamed reveals that, in fact, a small number of bankers were primarily responsible for the economic meltdown in his book Lords of Finance.

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Dimon: Banks Are Lending, Not Money Market

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

JPMorgan Chase's CEO says his bank is lending despite this tough economic environment, and blames the credit crisis on nervous investors. WNYC's Lisa Chow reports.

REPORTER: Jamie Dimon, the head of JPMorgan, says banks are lending even if they're tightening their credit standards. So if banks ...

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Bailouts and Bonuses

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

After getting over $125 Billion in bailouts from taxpayers, executives with at least 6 major banks are now receiving major bonuses. We’ll talk about it with Vanity Fair contributor Michael Shnayerson, his article,"Wall Street’s $18.4 Billion Bonus" is in the latest issue of the magazine.

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