Sep 5, 2012 New York's highest court is hearing legal arguments by a strip club about whether nude lap dancing is art -- and therefore eligible for state tax exemption.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Aug 14, 2012 Standard Chartered agrees to pay New York state $340 million to settle charges it laundered Iranian money. The bank still faces a federal probe.
Aug 2, 2012 A year after Standard & Poor’s cut the U.S. credit rating from AAA to AA+, interest rates are lower than ever. Who made the right -- and wrong -- predictions?
Jul 30, 2012 A New York grocery store creates a special space just for men.
Jul 9, 2012 The new HBO documentary, "Hard Times: Lost on Long Island," takes a look at unemployment in the U.S. from the birthplace of post-war suburbia.
May 18, 2012 The yield -- or interest rate -- on 10-year government bonds has fallen down to 1.7 percent, which is close to the all-time low.
Apr 23, 2012 Many states are cutting back on benefits promised to public employees, sparking a political debate.
Mar 15, 2012 New York legislators approve state employee pension cuts by $80 billion over 30 years. Now 44 states have cut benefits to close budget gaps.
Mar 9, 2012 Living debt-free is a good thing, right? Those with little or no credit history are finding out you really can be "too thin."
Feb 16, 2012 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is proposing to add the three major credit bureaus and debt colletion companies to the list of businesses the federal agency can now oversee.