Corporate economists express growing pessimism in business survey

Jul 25, 2022
Forty-three percent of the respondents to the National Association for Business Economics' latest survey said they expect a U.S. recession in the next year.
Many firms are expecting the economy to enter into recession.
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Private equity money changed the housing market, then the pandemic hit

Sep 29, 2021
Big corporate landlords are more likely to evict and harder to talk to, experts say.
The uptick in private equity money in the housing market could pose challenges for renters. Above, New York City's Stuyvesant Town apartments in 2006. Today it's owned by private equity firm Blackstone and its partner Ivanhoé Cambridge.
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A Hail Mary bid to save Sears

Dec 7, 2018
The chairman of the storied retailer has proposed a $4.6 billion bid to save what's left of the 130-year-old chain.
A Sears store in Brooklyn, New York, in October.
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Can a company boss have too much power?

Nov 19, 2018
The chairman of Nissan Motors, Carlos Ghosn, has been arrested by Japanese prosecutors. He’s accused of underreporting his income on financial statements. Nissan says it’ll fire him this week and Nissan’s CEO says Ghosn’s arrest shows that too much power had been concentrated in one person for too long. Click the audio player above to […]

New York culture faces a tech worker influx

Nov 9, 2018
Google reportedly eyeing an expansion of its downtown Manhattan operation
Google's New York office in lower Manhattan on March 5, 2018 in New York City. 
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Here’s why this conglomerate snapped up Pret A Manger

May 30, 2018
Maybe you’ve never heard of the international food conglomerate JAB. But you probably consume some of its products, like Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Panera Bread and Peet’s Coffee. JAB is a Luxembourg-based holding company run by a secretive German billionaire family. And it’s making quite an impression on the food and beverage business lately. Back in […]

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CEO of Morgan Stanley James P. Gorman makes the opening remarks prior to a conversation with the current Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, former Federal Reserve Chairs Ben Bernanke, Paul A. Volcker and Alan Greenspan at the International House in New York City. 
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JPMorgan Chase to eliminate voicemail

Jun 2, 2015
The finance firm joins the rest of us in modern day.