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The Feds Are Going After Key Figure At JPMorgan

Reuters | Arnab Sen | Posted 04.11.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Blythe Masters, who will leave JPMorgan Chase & Co after a 27-year career, is under investigation by federal prosecutors in Manhattan, Bl...

What's the Point, WellPoint? Could It Be to Satisfy Wall Street?

Wendell Potter | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Executives at health insurance giant WellPoint are predicting they will have to implement "double-digit plus" rate increases next year, demonstrating once again just how politically tone deaf and profit-obsessed they apparently are.

U.S. to Help Ukraine by Importing Hemp

Ben Droz | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
Ben Droz

Two birds with one stone: we help Ukraine by importing hemp seeds, and then boost our own economy by giving farmers and industry a new crop and resource.

Bloomberg Chairman's Troubling Comments

nytimes.com | NEIL GOUGH | Posted 03.20.2014 | Media

HONG KONG — The chairman of Bloomberg L.P. said in a speech here on Thursday that the company should have reconsidered articles that deviated from t...

Bloomberg Businessweek Has Designs on You

Jennifer Raiser | Posted 05.18.2014 | San Francisco
Jennifer Raiser

The second annual Bloomberg Businessweek Design Conference was trying to simplify everything to its least common denominator, freeing up room in the mental microprocessor for the hard stuff: ideas.

Women's History Month, Luan Cox, Crowd Finance and the Future

Cliff Schecter | Posted 05.18.2014 | Business
Cliff Schecter

During a month when we celebrate the historical achievements of women, only a few days after International Women's Day, after a year in which we've wa...

Sketchy Wall St. Practice Under Scrutiny

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2014 | Business

March 18 (Reuters) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating whether U.S. stock exchanges and alternative tradi...

Eva Moskowitz's Shameful Misuse of Civil Rights

Camille Rivera | Posted 05.13.2014 | New York
Camille Rivera

Moskowitz is trying to paint herself as a defender of black and Latino children, but really her war on Mayor Bill de Blasio is not about children or civil rights. It's about Moskowitz wanting more power, more profit for her 22 schools and demanding to get everything she wants.

Bloomberg Donates $10 Million To Help Prevent Leading Cause Of Death Among Bangladeshi Children

AP | Posted 02.28.2014 | Impact

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation is donating $10 million to a program aimed at preventing the drowning of B...

How NYCHA Can Create an Infill Plan That Works

Denise M. Miranda | Posted 04.30.2014 | New York
Denise M. Miranda

Thankfully, Mayor de Blasio trashed Bloomberg's ill-conceived plan. The logical question is: "What now?"

Tiger Woman on Wall Street

China Hands | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business
China Hands

From making her first million before age thirty, to heading an equity research firm, and now a regular contributor at Forbes with appearances on CNBC and Bloomberg, Li is making waves.

Finally, the End of the Five-Year Armageddon Trade?

Terry Connelly | Posted 04.20.2014 | Business
Terry Connelly

Plenty of worry for the famous wall that markets often climb, but no Armageddon's on the horizon. Maybe we can get back to "normalcy" after all, even with increased market "volume" more to the upside.

Zuckerberg's Embrace of Anonymity Marks Shift in Attitudes Toward Privacy

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 04.06.2014 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

The king of social media is finally recognizing that privacy is not just some cultural relic to be engineered away.

Bloomberg Tapped To Be Climate Change Envoy

Reuters | Posted 04.02.2014 | Green

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been tapped to be U.N. special...

'Rev. Billy' Rallies for Beleaguered Newsstand Operator, While NYC Mayor Works on Solution

Kathleen Kiley | Posted 03.16.2014 | New York
Kathleen Kiley

The Reverend Billy is particularly fond of Astor Place. He's held many protests with his activist performance group there to help raise awareness about the disappearing "mom and pop" shops, as well as businesses and establishments that made the East Village so unique in first place.

Bloomberg Back At His Desk Job

Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

After a 10-day vacation and 12 years as mayor of New York City, Monday marked Michael Bloomberg's first day back at 731 Lexinginton Avenue, the headqu...

Can Bill de Blasio Implement a Broader, Bolder Approach to New York City Education?

Elaine Weiss | Posted 03.10.2014 | New York
Elaine Weiss

The question now is whether the city will be at the forefront of the growing momentum to advance a more comprehensive, community-led approach to educational improvement?

Despite Critics' Claims, Medicaid Expansion Won't Lead to Catastrophe

Wendell Potter | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Reform advocates have long suggested that getting folks out of the ranks of the uninsured should cut down on visits to the ER for noncritical medical care. An Oregon study, which was published in the journal Science, would seem to disprove that theory.

A David and Goliath Fight Over an East Village Newsstand

Kathleen Kiley | Posted 03.04.2014 | New York
Kathleen Kiley

Since Jerry Delakas' Astor Place newsstand was shut down in December, a small group of New Yorkers have been holding vigils in front of his newsstand in the hope that someone from the city bureaucracy will act on the insanity of putting a 64-year-old newsstand operator out of business.

WATCH: How Much NYC Streets Changed Under Bloomberg

Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

Now that the Bloomberg era in New York is officially over, a new video takes a look back at how the city's streets have changed over the past 12 years...

No Bloomberg At The Ball Drop; De Blasio To Be Sworn In At 12:01

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 12.31.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — When revelers pack Times Square to ring in 2014, they will be greeted with some familiar practices: The annual ball drop, a hefty po...

Bloomberg's Public Health Legacy Lauded

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 12.22.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Bloomberg steered New York City through economic recession, a catastrophic hurricane and the aftermath of 9/11, but he may a...

Bloomberg Reporters Get China Press Credentials

AP | Posted 02.18.2014 | Media

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing has issued press credentials to financial news agency Bloomberg's China-based reporters after a tense delay seen as retaliati...

Freedom of Speech Can and Will Defeat Censorship in China

Charlie Smith | Posted 02.11.2014 | Media
Charlie Smith

Using technology to provide unfettered access to news in China is not just an opportunity but an obligation for any news organization that believes in freedom of speech.

Bloomberg Investigation Finds Illegal Gun Sales

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 12.12.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of guns could be sold illegally by unlicensed firearms dealers on just one classified ad website, according to an investig...