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Goldman Sachs to pay $5 billion for misleading investors on mortage...

The group has settled claims it engaged in deceptive practices with mortgage bond investors in the years leading up to the financial crisis.

U.S. consumer behavior reflects debt consciousness

MasterCard has tracked the evolution of consumer behavior since the debt crisis and has identified changes in spending.

Banking exec: Return needed to ‘old fashioned banking’

M&T Bank’s Paula Mandell says banks need to balance their own interests with those of their consumers and clients. Banking exec: Return needed to ‘old fashioned banking’

Maureen Morgan Interview

Maureen Morgan, the transit advocate and board member of Federated Conservationists of Westchester pens a regular column in the Business Journal, Surviving the Future, which explores a wide range of subjects to assist businesses in adapting to a new energy age.

Is this really capitalism?

It is said we are in the age of greed. That may be more complimentary than is justified.

The meaning of money

It is said that if you had given away a billion dollars a day since the birth of Jesus you couldn’t reach the trillions in the Obama budget.

Downshift


Katonah auto dealer Louis J. Roberti has changed his morning workout routine to tune out the times.

Cartus Chief Tightens Belt


Parsippany, N.J.-based Realogy Corp. slashed pay for its most senior executives.

Hudson Valley Homes Sales Drop Sharply In January


The fourth-quarter economic upheaval apparently spilled into the lower Hudson Valley’s housing market in January.

Planning to thrive

I want to be extra careful with the company’s money this year.

Market Perspectives

 

 

As we enter 2009 the Stamford office market has sunk to its worst level in 17 years.

A staying power shortage

Executive office business centers are finding increased leasing activity and strong demand for their short- term lease options.

A River Runs By It


Piermont’s small businesses plug along in the gloomy economy, innovating and fighting to prosper.

Vendors feel pain of retailer’s misfortunes


In New Rochelle, jewelry designer and small-business owner Georgiana Koulianos is feeling twice burned.

Last Bankers Standing

Walden Savings Bank is one of the Hudson Valley community banks that showed a profit in 2008, says its Senior Vice President Gill Mackay.