Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Financial 411: No Dinner for Citibank or Bank of America

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

WNYC’s Ilya Marritz reports on the “Move Your Money” campaign, aimed at getting Americans to switch their deposits from big banks to community banks.

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NY Pols Pressure Paterson on Gas Drilling

Monday, January 04, 2010

Elected officials are ratcheting up the pressure on Gov. David Paterson to block natural gas drilling in the Catskills. Council Speaker Christine Quinn says the state's environmental review of the process is inadequate.

"Stop the process, start over, and only move forward with a process that ...

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Financial 411: Not Exactly A Starvation Diet

Monday, January 04, 2010

How Kenneth Feinberg bargained down executive pay at big banks, and why he didn’t get deeper concessions. Guest: Steven Brill, contributor to The New York Times Sunday Magazine

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EPA Criticizes NY Gas Drilling Plan

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is the latest voice to criticize Albany's plans for natural gas drilling.

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Financial 411: Reasons To Cling To Life, If You’re Rich

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

The estate tax expires January 1. Laura Saunders of The Wall Street Journal explains.

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EPA Criticizes Natural-Gas Drilling Plan

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is the latest voice to criticize Albany's plans for natural gas drilling. A letter from the EPA is putting pressure on Gov. David Paterson to intervene.

The EPA says it has "serious reservations" about gas drilling in New York City's Catskill ...

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Financial 411: A Game of Chicken

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Fox and Time Warner dare each other to walk away from a valued relationship. Guest: WNYC’s Lisa Chow.

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Bank Autopsy: New Jersey's First BankAmericano

Monday, December 28, 2009

One hundred and forty American banks failed in 2009. But only two of them were in the New York metro area. WNYC’s Ilya Marritz reports that in the case of First BankAmericano, an institution based in Elizabeth, NJ that was founded to serve the Latino ...

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Financial 411: First BankAmericano, Finito

Monday, December 28, 2009

WNYC’s Ilya Marritz reports sloppiness and bad luck doomed a New Jersey bank.

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Financial 411: Worth Celebrating

Friday, December 25, 2009

In this tough year, some entrepreneurs made their visions reality. Guest: Greg David of CUNY’s Journalism School.

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Financial 411: Money Can’t Buy Happiness, But Economists Think They Can Measure It

Thursday, December 24, 2009

And some economists believe New Yorkers are the least happy people in the nation. Guest: Stephen Wu, associate professor of economics at Hamilton College.

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Political Showdown Over NYC Tap Water

Thursday, December 24, 2009

There's a showdown brewing between City Hall and Albany over tap water. WNYC's Ilya Marritz explains.

REPORTER: In September, state regulators offered a plan for natural gas drilling that included the area near New York City's reservoirs. The Bloomberg administration didn't say much - until yesterday ...

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City Takes Stand Against Nat Gas Drilling

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

The Bloomberg administration says the state plan to allow natural gas drilling on land near upstate reservoirs poses "unacceptable risks" and the city is requesting it be withdrawn.

A scientific study just released by the Bloomberg administration details several nightmare scenarios if natural gas drilling is ...

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Financial 411: Stub Rub

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

The Ticketmaster-Live Nation merger moves one step forward. But Congressman Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) is fervently opposed.

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Financial 411: My Name is Harvey Fishbein, And I’ll Be Your Executor

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

What happens when a cluster of East Harlem apartment buildings are foreclosed. Guest: WNYC’s Cindy Rodriguez.

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NYS Businesses Don't Like Reid Healthcare Bill

Monday, December 21, 2009

The Business Council of New York State has a sharply critical statement on the US Senate's health-care bill:

“Throughout the legislative process The Business Council has called on New York’s representatives to look at health-care reform through a 'New York lens'. This bill instead hurts New Yorkers,” said [BCNYS ...

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Financial 411: Reasons To Live On The Upper East Side

Monday, December 21, 2009

The UES has the city’s lowest unemployment rate. Black and Hispanic New Yorkers, and people living in poor neighborhoods, are the most likely to be out of work. Guest: James Parrott, chief economist of the Fiscal Policy Institute

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State Sets New Green Energy Goals

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Electricity will be greener, less wasteful, and cheaper under a new plan from a state board. WNYC's Ilya Marritz reports.

REPORTER: The 2009 State Energy Plan is supposed to guide all decisions agencies make about electricity over the next decade. In dozens of ways, it nudges ...

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Financial 411: Inner Citi Problems

Friday, December 18, 2009

Citigroup tries to repay TARP, but its stock offering comes up short. Guest: Greg David of CUNY Journalism School.

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Financial 411: A New York Turnaround?

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Unemployment drops in New York State and New York City. Guest: WNYC’s Lisa Chow.

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