Category Archives: Wall Street

Caution: The new iPhone iOS 11 is glitchy crap

Update December 22, 2017- Computer geeks on Reddit busted Apple red-handed for intentionally

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The new Target store in Tribeca is busy

September 13, 2017- Target is hiring thousands of employees. They seem to be a rare retail company doing it right.

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Westfield, operator of the Oculus WTC mall, acquired by European conglomerate

December 12, 2017- Westfield, the Australian conglomerate that operates 1,200 malls in the U.S.,

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Told you so. Those pencil tower condos are not selling.

May 31, 2017-BPTV has been the only news outlet to stand up to the real estate industry and call a

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Standard Hotel in Meatpacking District sold at reduced price to Hong Kong

December 14, 2017- The Post reports that The Standard Hotel, always plagued by financial woes,

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Proposals to reduce the number of empty storefronts

November 20, 2017- by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has previously reported on the large number of empty storefronts that make the

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How does a millionaire like Jeff Galloway enjoy rent-subsidized apartments in Gateway?

(4000 people have read this as of December 10, 2016) Update March 11, 2016- New York State Comptroller DiNapoli is going after wealthy people who

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The real estate bubble and high rent are killing off even the best of restaurants

A $30 meal at the new Union Square Cafe July 25, 2017- by Steven E. Greer In the course of writing my silly restaurant reviews, over the last several years, I have noticed the

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DNAinfo and Gothamist go out of business

Update November 3, 2017- The wealthy owner of these sites, Joe Rickets, founder of TD Ameritrade,

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The mystery of misleading Uber navigation apps solved

November 11, 2017- by Steven E. Greer When I am in New York or LA using Uber cars, I have noticed that the Uber navigation app, which is based on the Google navigation behind the scenes, sometimes sends the driver

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Shake Shack at Fulton Station is failing

September 18, 2017- OK. By now, everyone should really be wondering if I am a mutant with

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Should the HRPT be patting themselves on the back?

September 21, 2013- Opinion By Steven E. Greer, MD The Friends of Hudson River Park” is throwing a “Robin Hood” style gala on October 3rd at Pier 57.

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The Shake Shack chain is in trouble

August 5, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I have been a supporter of Shake Shack over the last few years as most of the smart hedge funds have

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Celebrities at the Cantor Fitzgerald 9/11 fundraiser

September 11, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The trading firm Cantor Fitzgerald was headquartered at

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Will News Corp be prosecuted in the United States?

July 14, 2011- In the wake of the arrests in London of high level News Corporation (NWS) executives

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Told you so: The reason this country is close to an 18th-Century-style revolution

Update August 13- Told you so. The race riots in Charlottesville, Virginia are exactly what I warned about in June.

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Yachts are soooo stupid

August 2, 2017- The dirty secret about luxury yachts is that no one can afford to operate them. Even

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This is what the Lower Manhattan skyline will look like soon

June 616, 2016- All of those pencil-tower properties under construction now will be transforming the

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Tribeca Wall Street banker arrested for shoplifting at Whole Foods

July 14, 2017- The Post reports that a Tribeca banker, Jordan Lupu, the co-head of global prime

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Downtown Manhattan was the epicenter of the American Revolution

July 4, 2015- It is easy to forget, but most of the crucial battles and events in our Revolutionary

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