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Financial Markets Closing

Corporate bond sales globally are approaching busiest August on record as yields are push to lows on investors favoring safer products. Purchases increased 0.4% in July,

Financial Markets Closing

US GDP’s grew at a 1.7% annual rate from April through June, up from an initial estimate of 1.5%. Stated in its Beige Book survey ...
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Financial Markets Closing

Home prices in 20 U.S. cities climbed in June for first time since 2010. Equities:DJIA: 13,103 (-0.17%)S&P500: 1,411 (+0.03%)Nasdaq: 3,077 (+0.13%)EuroStoxx: -0.80%Nikkei: -0.57%Hang Seng: +0.07% Lexmark announces ...
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The Next Generation Of American Business: GardnerGlobal, Inc.

“I’m just a cat from the hood in a suit.” Simply stated, and although it is quite a concise and accurate testimony, one look at ...
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Financial Markets Closing

M&T Bank Corp agrees to buy Hudson City Bancorp for $3.7 billion in biggest takeover this year in the banking industry. Equities:DJIA: 13,125 (-0.25%)S&P500: 1,410 (-0.07%)Nasdaq: ...
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Bronx Plan Has Nice Rink To It

A skating center or community market? The money matters....
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Endorsing Bronx Ice Center Proposal

Local leaders have endorsed a proposal that would convert an empty armory in the Bronx into a national ice center....
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Financial Markets Closing

Jobless claims rose by 4,000 for a second week to reach 372,000 in the period ended by 8/18, reflecting little progress in the labor market. U.S. ...
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Financial Markets Closing

July Existing home sales rise 2.3% vs. previous month to a 4.47 million annual rate.RBS probed by U.S. regulators on potential Iran sanctions breach.Many on ...
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Financial Markets Closing

Equities:DJIA: 13,204 (-0.51%) Touches highest closing level in four years before dropping downS&P500: 1,413 (-0.35%) Touches highest level since May 2008 earlier in the dayNasdaq: ...
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Financial Markets Closing

World:Germany’s Bundesbank stepped up criticism of the ECB’s bond-buying program, citing its significant stability risks.Belize was unable to make $23 million bond payment due today.U.S. ...
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Cablevision’s Bronx Employees Reject Union

Cablevision employees in Bronx voted overwhelmingly not to join the Communication Workers of America (CWA) union today....
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Changing Lives One Runway At A Time

Katwalk Katerers was created and founded by Mr. & Mrs. Dennis and Dhylles Davis in March 2010....
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Bronx Theater Trades For Cool $30M

In the fifth largest property sale in Bronx since the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the Wall Street meltdown, a multiplex at 2505 Bruckner Boulevard has sold for $30 million, according to records filed with the city. ...
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Mark Solomon Refuses To Pay Pianist

The following grievence was received in our offices today:...
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Bronx Apartment Building Trades For $8.75M

The 71-unit corner building at 2150 Wallace Avenue in Bronx, NY - also known as 783 Lydig Avenue - has sold for $8.75 million....
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Groceries For The Rich, Diesel Fumes For The 99%

The latest in a series of struggles between two competing visions of development is playing out in the South Bronx, on a 100-square-acre section of waterfront property in the neighborhood of Mott Haven....
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Outer Borough Customers Can Legally Hail For Taxis

New York State has now allowed livery cabs to pick up street hails in the outer boroughs and in Manhattan above 96th street. The new green cabs are going to be on the road really soon....
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Bronx Multifamily Trades For $5.3M

2760 GC Realty, LLC acquired the apartment building at 2760 Grand Concourse in Bronx, NY from 3830 Bronx Boulevard Associates, LLC for $5.25 million, or about $95,500 per square foot....
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Perrigo Company Hires Francisco Pacheco

Perrigo, a leading pharmaceutical supplier, announced today that Francisco Pacheco has been hired as Employee Relations Representative for the Human Resources (HR) team....
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FINE Presents Its Summer Collection

FINE will be presenting a summer collection featuring a range of beautiful women representing different backgrounds. FINE will be showing trends for Summer 2018 on June 11 in its presentation fashion show at the Mott Haven Bar & Grill.
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Sell Your House On The Date Of Your Choice For A Fair Price

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What’s All This Fuss About Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC) Fines?

You should know that on Monday, February 12th, 2018 I convened my first committee hearing for the newly created “For-Hire Vehicle Committee”. The topic of this first hearing was TLC enforcement and the manner in which the inspectors treat drivers.
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Annual Fundraising Event “A Taste of HOPE” To Help Give City Residents A 2nd Chance

The HOPE Program (HOPE), a highly effective workforce development organization empowering New Yorkers to build brighter futures through training, jobs and career advancement, will host its 7th annual “A Taste of HOPE” fundraiser on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at The Prince George Ballroom in Manhattan.
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Bronx Women’s Development Center To Open

The Business Outreach Center Network (BOC) and the Small Business Administration celebrates the opening of the BOC Bronx Women's Business Center.
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Centers Health Care Hires Heidi Hendrix, RN, As New Chief Nursing Officer

Centers Health Care, the largest and most complete post-acute health care continuum in the northeast, announced that Heidi Hendrix, RN, an accomplished post-acute clinical director, has joined the company as its new Chief Nursing Officer.
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Starting The "Uber Of Prison Visits"

At 5:30 a.m. on a Friday in April, Calvin Buari pulls up to a New York City apartment building in Bronx. The back door of his Toyota Sienna slides open. Two women jump in, and Buari drives north to catch the Taconic State Parkway. In less than two hours, the minivan will park in front of the giant concrete walls of Green Haven Correctional Facility, where the women will visit their husbands and sons who are serving time.
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Walmart E-Commerce Site Jet.com Leases Warehouse In Bronx

Walmart’s e-commerce site jet.com is boosting its presence in the city with a new warehouse in Bronx.

PW Launches A New Gathering Place For Booksellers To Connect

Last week, Publishers Weekly launched "BXsellers," a private Facebook group where booksellers from all over can engage in meaningful conversations about the issues affecting the world of bookselling, network with one another, share tips, ideas and have access to PW's editors for book recommendations and more.
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Oppose Internet Sales Tax In New York

The New York State Legislature is once again threatening to impose a new sales tax burden on your favorite Internet marketplaces.

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Barbara Akowuah is a native New Yorker and aspiring Journalist and Entrepreneur. Barbara was born and raised in the Bronx, New York and has also resided in Queens, New York and Baltimore, Maryland. Barbara has a B.A. in History from the City University of New York-Queens College. Among other things Barbara is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success and has written numerous articles for various publications. In her spare time she enjoys, writing, music, and sports.