Economy

Did High Fees and Poor Performance Cost NYC’s Pensions $2.5 Billion?

According to a report issued by the New York City comptroller's office in April, Wall Street money managers cost the city's public pension system $2.5 billion in "lost value" over the past ten years.

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Marisa Wong  |  March 13, 2013 2:55 PM | Comments
An interactive map tracks 20 years of data on poverty and minimum wage in the US.
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Adam Forman, Matthew Claro and Jonathan Bowles, Center for an Urban Future  |  March 13, 2013 12:24 PM | Comments
Nearly twice as many new businesses were started in the five boroughs in 2011 than in 1991, and the lion’s share were started outside of Manhattan.
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Gerard Flynn, The Brooklyn Bureau  |  March 11, 2013 11:45 AM | Comments
President Obama and Democrats in Albany want a higher minimum wage. Among Brooklyn's low-wage workers, who will it help and how much?
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March 7, 2013 10:28 AM | Comments
Small Business Administration loans bail out shore residents surprised to learn policies paid far less than needed.
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Desirée Taylor, NJ Today  |  March 1, 2013 10:16 AM | Comments
The Hudson and Bergen County jails appear to have already felt the impact of the budget sequester. VIDEO
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February 26, 2013 1:58 PM | Comments
Governor Christie delivers the State Budget Address from the State House in Trenton.VIDEO
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Greg Jacobs  |  February 12, 2013 12:49 PM | Comments
Helping middle class Americans reclaim their "dream" is the subject of a recent book by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Hedrick Smith. VIDEO
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Beth Morrissey, The New York World  |  February 11, 2013 9:44 AM | Comments
After Congress clears the way, Bloomberg budget shows first detailed picture of Sandy spending city seeks to recoup.
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Helaina Hovitz, Narratively  |  February 8, 2013 10:47 AM | Comments
With office buildings still closed, tenants relocated and tourists out of sight, South Street Seaport's small businesses struggle to survive.
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Charles Lyons  |  February 4, 2013 4:31 PM | Updated: February 26, 2013 | 1 Comment
City Limits and Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness Host Animated Panel on PovertyVIDEO
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