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Consumer borrowing in the U.S. unexpectedly decreased in July by $3.28 billion (estimated $9.2 billion increase) for the first time in nearly a year, after
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Bronx Startup Wins $15K Prize

Curatio HCS, a home care provider dedicated to serving underserved communities in Bronx and Upper Manhattan, today took home the $15,000 grand prize in the New York Public Library’s third annual StartUP! Business Plan Competition....
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ECB President Mario Draghi said policy makers agreed to an unlimited bond purchase program in order to control interest rates and fight speculation of currency ...
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ECB's bond buying plan said to pledge unlimited, sterilized bond buys to assuage concerns about printing money. The plan is believed to focus only on ...
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Bonds of financials are returning more than those of industrial firms for the first time since 2005 as banks cut debt amid regulation and companies ...
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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, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bronx Sees Increase Of Chain Stores

Bronx is booming and more chain stores are opening for business in the borough, according to one non-profit economic development corporation.
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Comptroller Highlights Recent Deposits Of $20M In Banking Development Districts In Brooklyn & Bronx

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today visited Ridgewood Savings Bank, in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn and Spring Bank, in South Bronx, to highlight the importance of Banking Development Districts (BDDs). The Comptroller's Office has deposited $10 million in state funds in each of the two bank branches.

The Rise Оf Chinese Technology Аnd Тhe US Response

In 1914 the Europeans (including the British) ruled the world. Their empires spanned the globe, their culture reigned supreme, financially they were the center of the world, their science was a marvel and they had convinced themselves and a good part of the world that they possessed a moral superiority. But by 1945, they had massacred tens of millions of their citizens, bombed their beautiful cities into ruble and bankrupted themselves financially and morally. German, the emerging language of technology in 1914, disappeared from the pages of global science.
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A Greek-American Is Building The Largest Movie Studio In NYC

After creating four giants in New York City’s construction sector, serial-entrepreneur John Kalafatis, has started the development of a hundred-million-dollar movie studio in the Big Apple, tapping into the city’s booming movie-industry.
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Apple Only Interested In White Americans

No stores in black areas.
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BP Diaz Hosts Re-Opening Of Zaro’s In Parkchester

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today joined the Zaro family and other community leaders to host the grand re-opening of the new Zaro’s Family Bakery retail location in Parkchester.
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Blink Fitness Opens Its Newest Bronx Location In The Hub

Blink Fitness, the premium-quality, value-based fitness club, is excited to announce the opening of its newest Bronx location in The Hub.
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JPMorgan Chase Pumps $500G Into NY Workforce Development

A big bank is dropping big bucks — more than $500,000 — on workforce development in New York City.
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Bronx Entrepreneur Finds Success With New Fashion Line

A recent college graduate from Bronx is making waves with his new clothing line.
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Clean Energy Fuels Begins First Bronx CNG Fueling Station

Clean Energy Fuels Corp., the leading provider of natural gas fuel for transportation in North America- the City of New York, and community leaders broke ground on a new, state-of-the-art compressed natural gas (CNG) station in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx that will fuel multiple fleets operating across the city.

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Rani Molla

is a multimedia journalist focusing on the Highbridge neighborhood of South Bronx. She has worked at a variety of publications, most recently serving as the culture manager and art critic at the Santa Fe Reporter, an award-winning alternative weekly in New Mexico.