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New York: Six Months From Now, Six Years From Now

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Business leaders on the future of New York City.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Listener Call-In: Is "Broker " a Dirty Word?

Monday, February 02, 2009

Is the term “Broker” now a job title to be sneered at? Do you work in the financial sector and find that people are not so kind when they learn what you do for a living? If you work in investments, tell us how you are being treated in this ...

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New York v. New York

Monday, February 02, 2009

City and state compete for stimulus money.

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Bloomberg on Wall Street's Bonuses

Friday, January 30, 2009

President Obama may be swift to condemn excessive greed on Wall Street, but don't expect a similar tone from Mayor Bloomberg. The mayor who made his fortune on Wall Street was asked after his austere budget briefing by a reporter about the issue of excessive bonuses and compensation. "You have ...

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Mayor: State and Federal Aid Needed to Prevent Massive Job Cuts

Friday, January 30, 2009

Mayor Bloomberg says without help from Albany and Washington, New York City will have to reduce its workforce by more than 20,000 people in order to make ends meet in its next budget. The city's deficit for the next fiscal year has mushroomed, from $1 ...

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“You Can Only Get So Much Blood Out Of A Stone”

Friday, January 30, 2009

Mayor Bloomberg outlines his fiscal ’10 budget.

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WNYC News

Decline of Wall Street Bonuses to Cost City Millions

Friday, January 30, 2009

Wall Street employees got more than $18 billion in bonuses last year.

OBAMA: That is the height of irresponsibility. It is shameful.

REPORTER: That's President Barack Obama responding to a report from New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli. The report actually showed that bonuses were down 44 ...

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Where Wall Street IS Main Street

Thursday, January 29, 2009

by Isaac-Davy Aronson

President Obama got a bit agitated today over a report showing that, as the economy teetered and the government pumped billions of taxpayer dollars into the ailing financial industry, Wall Street firms doled out $18 billion in bonuses last year. With his treasury secretary, and former New York Fed chief, Tim Geithner beside him at the White House, Obama told reporters:

"That is the height of irresponsibility. It is shameful. And part of what we’re going to need is for the folks on Wall Street who are asking for help to show some restraint and show some discipline and show some sense of responsibility."

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WNYC News

The View from Smith Street

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Brooklyn merchants say no one is buying…and that makes work boring.

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Keep Your Money!

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Tax cuts are about a quarter of the proposed stimulus. Will they work?

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Stimulating Conversation

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Can infrastructure spending be done fast enough to heal the economy?

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WNYC News

The Tool and Die Maker’s Tale

Monday, January 26, 2009

How Brooklyn manufacturers are faring in the recession.

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Pfizer and Wyeth Reach Buy-Out Deal

Monday, January 26, 2009

Drugmakers Pfizer and Wyeth reached a $68 billion buy-out deal today.

Pfizer will acquire Wyeth, paying about 50 dollars a share, according to early reports in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.

The deal will help Pfizer cushion itself against a steep revenue decline expected ...

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WNYC News

Kirsten, Meet Wall Street

Friday, January 23, 2009

Why New York’s new senator opposed the TARP.

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Pink Slipped

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Unemployment jumps by one percent in New Jersey and New York.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Economic Indicators

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Bert Ely, an independent banking consultant and the head of Ely & Company, Inc., and Simon Johnson, professor of Entrepreneurship at MIT Sloan School of Management and senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, D.C., talk about TARP, the Geithner hearings, and ...

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President Wanted (For The New York Fed)

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Who will replace Tim Geithner on the front lines of bank rescue ops?

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Slim Pickings

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

A Mexican billionaire spots the Times $250 million.

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With A Little Bit of Luck…

Monday, January 19, 2009

The economics of state lotteries.

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A Divided Citi

Friday, January 16, 2009

What does the breakup of Citigroup mean for New York City?

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