Features by Dan Bobkoff
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, New York, electricity, utilities
A week after Superstorm Sandy hit the Northeast, more than a million people are still without power. New York Governor Cuomo is threatening to find other utilities if electric companies like ConEd and LIPA don’t perform.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, New York City, Michael Bloomberg
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city will need to find housing for 30,000 to 40,000 people due to Hurricane Sandy.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, electricity
Superstorm Sandy has stranded millions of people without power. Many are on the move in search of a working outlet to recharge their phones.
Posted In: Chrysler, GM, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama
Romney blames Obama for selling Chrysler to Fiat, which plans to make Jeeps in China. Chrysler counters, saying it’s expanding in U.S. too.
Posted In: Auto, Honda
Japanese automakers are getting more American, just as the Detroit companies get more global.
Posted In: allowance, Money Matters
The average child’s allowance is $65 a month. That’s $780 a year. How do you keep track of all that money? A slew of online startups is trying to solve that problem -- creating virtual banks managed by parents and their kids.
Posted In: markets, Black Monday, Wall Street, flash crash
The markets tumbled Friday, but the declines were nothing compared to the Black Monday crash of Oct. 19, 1987. The Dow Jones shed 22 percent -- the equivalent of a 3,000-point drop today.
Posted In: Mike Bloomberg, philanthropy, smoking, money and power, New York, super PACs, super PAC
The New York mayor's new super PAC isn't the first time he's tried to change things nationally and around the world.
Posted In: Occupy Wall Street, Pop Culture
As we approach the one-year anniversary of the Occupy movement, a question: What sort of mark did Occupy make on pop culture?
Posted In: home insurance
Consumer advocates say there's a trend in the home insurance industry to lower coverage in order to keep rates from increasing too much.