Back in the spring of 2010 -- yeah, all those months ago, May 6 to be exact -- the Dow was rocked by a precipitous crash of nearly 1,000 points for a good solid few minutes. Chaos on Wall Street ensued! And then the Dow went back up, pretty much...and we were left with our memories and the my ... More >>
Volcker: He told Obama so.Finally, Barack Obama today unveiled a proposed major curb on Wall Street that would revive the "spirit of Glass-Steagall" — the Depression-era law that would have prevented last year's Wall Street meltdown if it hadn't been abolished during the Clinton administration ... More >>
Ever wonder what online poker companies think of you, the consumer?
Well, on the heels of our piece in this week's Voice about James Giordano and Internet gambling, someone forwarded us an investment bank's analysis of an online poker company named PartyGaming.
Advocates of online poker lik ... More >>
There's a blast from the Giuliani past sitting atop the fold on Page B1 of the Times' business section this morning in the form of a photo of Charlie Millard, Rudy's former top economic aide who ran the city's Economic Development Corporation in the Giuliani era. The story about him includes the mos ... More >>
Tino Hernandez, who quit as the head of the Housing Authority last year, had a background in social services, and is returning to managing the drug treatment center he'd worked at before. John Rhea, whose appointment to chair the NYCHA was announced today, has a background in investment banking; he ... More >>