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  • Paterson: Statement on economic crisis

     
    Gov. Paterson issues a sobering assessment of the day's financial turmoil: ???Clearly, however, we are entering uncharted waters. Of the five largest, independent investment banks, only two are left standing today: Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. Bear...
  • Obama: McCain has fundamental misunderstanding

     
    The debate Monday over McCain's statement that the fundamentals of the economy are sound is tactically an important one. Combined with attacks on his campaign's honesty, it gives Obama his first chance in a while to drive a daily message......
  • Lehman (and Wall Street) on the brink?

     
    by Frank James Sounds like the talks being held this weekend to save one of Wall Street's most important firms, Lehman Brothers, are disintegrating. Barclays Bank, the giant British financial services company, was in negotiations moderated by the...
  • Greenspan: recession odds over 50-50

     
    by Frank James, updated at 12:39 pm ET with transcript Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said chances are better than even that the U.S. and larger global economies will experience a recession. Greenspan's comments came on ABC News's "This......
  • Feds throw AIG $85 billion lifeline

     
    by Frank James Talk about throwing a head fake. Less than 24 hours after the feds appeared to be signaling to a waiting world that they had, at least for the rest of this week, sworn off any more Wall......
  • Albany: Smith calls for special session

     
    James Madore in Albany reports: State Senate Minority Leader Malcolm Smith called Tuesday for the Legislature to reconvene in a special session to tackle the crisis on Wall Street. Smith (D-Queens) asked Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville...
  • Schiff runs for triathlon

    By Bill Kisliuk When Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) runs, it normally takes months of hand-shaking and many hundreds of thousands of dollars before he crosses the finish line. On June 20, the congressman representing Glendale and most of Burbank completed...
  • New Haven's PaperG Helps Clients Post Web Ads On The Cheap

    New Haven's PaperG Helps Clients Post Web Ads On The Cheap
    In late 2007, just before the great American financial meltdown began in earnest, Victor Wong turned down a summer job at a major New York investment bank to fire up a tiny enterprise of his own. For good measure, he dropped out of Yale, too. The bank...
  • Layoff Notice Law Gaining Notice

    Keeping track of the job cuts at banks and other companies is nearly impossible, partly because the federal law that governs layoff notices is full of loopholes and rarely enforced anyway. But that could change: The law, which is called the WARN Act,...
  • PSC member pushes utilities to reveal salaries

    If anyone knows how to get a message across loud and clear, it's Nancy Argenziano. She once famously sent a gift-wrapped package of cow manure to a lobbyist she was at odds with as a state legislator. Now, she is a member of the state Public Service...
  • Post-college job plans

    Post-college job plans
    Suzanne Block isn't basking in the insulating embrace of college as she waits the eight weeks until her May 9 graduation from Lake Forest College. When she's not in class or studying, she's scanning online job sites, sending out résumés and cold-...