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All That Glitters Is Not (Pure) Gold

Recently I had the pleasure of going to the wedding celebration of my assistant at work - whom I count as a good friend - and her new husband.
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Police Seek Two Bronx Robbery Suspects

NYPD investigators are seeking the public's help in identifying two suspects wanted for the robbery of a 79-year-old man in Bronx....
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Kudos To Bronx!

You should know that after 50 years, for the second year in a row, the murder rate in Bronx County is under 100....
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Bronx Fraudster Gets Prison Time

The man who built a rep as the Bernie Madoff of Bronx will spend time behind bars — but one of the trusting victims who lost their life savings said the white-collar thief got off easy....
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Discrimination Suit Filed Against NYC

A New York City middle school teacher and part-time actor is suing the city and the Department of Education, claiming that he was discriminated against and targeted at his mostly black and Latino school for being a white educator....
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Bronx Duo In Armed Robbery

A store clerk was injured while attempting to defend his grocery store from two armed gunmen in Bronx....
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Bronx Teen Killed By 2 Cars, 2nd Teen Injured

Police say a 16-year-old boy is dead after he was struck by two cars as he crossed a street in the Bronx....
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Searching For Man Who Robbed Bronx Pizzeria

Police are trying to track down a man they say robbed a Bronx pizzeria....
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Teen Hit Woman, 64, In Face On MTA Bus

Police are searching for a teen they say hit a 64-year-old woman in the face on board an MTA bus in the Bronx earlier this month....
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Duo Sought In Bronx Bodega Attack

Police are looking for two men who were caught on surveillance video attacking another man at a Bronx grocery store....
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Man Sought In Bronx Wallet Theft

Police are looking for a man they say took a wallet from a 19-year-old woman at a subway station in Bronx....
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Three Kings Day In Bronx

On Saturday, January 3, 2015, State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, along with Assembly Members Marcos Crespo, Luis Sepulveda and The New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, will be celebrating the visit of the Three Kings to Bronx....
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Cops Nab Knife-Wielding Bronx Murder Suspect

Cops have arrested the 52-year-old man accused of stabbing an elderly neighbor to death in a Bronx shelter, officials said....
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Woman, 87, Killed By Grandson

A 48-year-old man was in custody after police investigating a report of an emotionally disturbed man in a Bronx home found his 87-year-old grandmother dead and three other people harmed....
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MTA Worker Attacked On Subway Platform

Police are hoping surveillance video will help them track down the man who attacked an MTA employee on a Bronx subway platform last week....
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First NYC Homicide Of 2015 Takes Place In Bronx

Bronx man Herb Huntley became the first New York City homicide victim of 2015 when he was fatally shot in the head on New Year's Day....
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First NYC Baby Of 2015 Born At Midnight

Talk about perfect timing....
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Armed Robber Steals Video Games From Bronx GameStop

An armed robber stole two gaming systems from a Bronx GameStop Monday, police said....
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Italian Company Plans $15.5M Bronx Facility With City Aid

An Italian company that makes high-end furniture, lighting, home accessories and jewelry would purchase and renovate a 50,000-square-foot vacant building in the Bronx with the help of city tax breaks under a plan officials with the New York City Industrial Development Agency will review next week....
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Trio Bound Man With Tape & Robbed Him

Police say a Bronx resident was bound, assaulted and robbed by three men who followed him home....
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White Man Beaten To Death With Hammers By Black Youths: Video

Did you know a 32-year-old white man was beaten to death with hammers by at least two black teens early Sunday morning, November 30, 2014, on Itaska Street in St. Louis?

Compounding Injustice In Ferguson

You should know that in the wake of the November 24, 2014 Grand Jury ruling that Police Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted for killing Michael Brown, demonstrations have erupted all of this nation - especially in Ferguson, Missouri.
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The Coming Destruction Of Hong Kong

Hong Kong as I write this is being paralyzed by demonstrations led by idealistic students and left wing Occupy Wall Street types. I spend a lot of time in Hong Kong. But I have to admit. I didn’t see this coming. I never thought this would get this big.

A Collection Of Sayings

-To remodel a house takes one year. To remodel a soul takes a lifetime. -Connecting with nature is connecting with God because God is in nature. -To
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Bronx Letter Carrier Honored For Heroism

It was early Wednesday, December 18, 2013, and Jermaine Shirley could not wait to get to work.

How Many British Governors Were Elected By The People Of Hong Kong?

The answer to the above question, for those who did not know, is none. In 1841 under duress the Qing Dynasty ceded Hong Kong Island to the British. From 1843 until 1997, when Hong Kong was handed back to China, all Governors of Hong Kong were appointed by the British government. Nobody cried, nobody complained. But now the so called “Occupy Central” people are holding Beijing to a higher standard.

In Hong Kong - The Peg Is Not Likely To Be Changed

In my opinion, the Hong Kong dollar peg, which has been set since 1983 to the US dollar at 7.80:1.00, should and will remain unchanged. There are sound economic reasons for this but I believe the primary reason is political.

Investing Under The Law Of Accelerating Returns

“This time it’s different—the most expensive words in investing.” So eminent investor Sir John Templeton has opined.

For Now, I Will Defer To Viverito

You should know that a lot has happened since the morning of Thursday, June 19, 2014, when I sent out a press release titled: "Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, NY Hispanic Clergy Organization, and Members of the Community Are Disgusted by Recent Firings at El Diario la Prensa."

A Great Man Cometh?

Every once in a great while a larger than life figure comes along who dramatically changes his (or her) country for the better. Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and Deng Xiaoping are three that come to mind. Narendra Modi, the just elected future Prime Minister of India, has this potential for greatness. And yes this has significant investment implications.

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Kris Corbett

received a Masters degree in May 2010 from New York University in International Relations. Kris attained her Bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania State University in the 2004. In 2006, she moved from Scranton, PA to Manhattan where she currently works for a private equity firm.