Features by Dan Bobkoff
Posted In: fiscal cliff
Headlines aside, many businesspeople play down the threat of the fiscal cliff. Some worry a political compromise could be worse.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy
Government officials are working with New York City landlords on a plan to house storm victims in vacant apartments.
Posted In: Kids and money, financial literacy
Virtual bank accounts allow parents to deposit allowance online and teach kids about spending and saving.
Posted In: New York, Hurricane Sandy, gas
Gas rationing is back in New York City and parts of Long Island. And -- like in the 1970s oil crisis -- cars that end in an even number fill up on even days, and odd plates on odd days.
Posted In: AT&T, Cellphones, telecom, fcc
AT&T announced this week it will invest $14 billion over the next three years to beef up its wireless and broadband services. The news is good for wireless customers, but could portend the demise of the old fashioned landline phone.
Posted In: 2012 election, Ohio, bailout, GM, Chrysler
Car country played a big role in President Obama's re-election last night. Michigan and Ohio both benefited from the auto industry bailout and both went for the President last night.
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.