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Vogue’s Shiny New Office Has a Big Rat Problem

Earlier this month, Condé Nast commenced its long-anticipated move to 1 World Trade Center, whose landlord is counting on the magazine publisher to anchor the building and attract other hip companies to the fortified Financial District. The ongoing rodent problem at Vogue, however, might give some prospective tenants pause. Even Anna Wintour is worried. Read more...

Top 3 luxury hotels in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is the world?s most vertical city, resulting in an iconic skyline that forms the backdrop for a nightly laser show showcasing some of its most dramatic skyscrapers. But it?s more than a top financial center and trade hub; it?s practically a must on any trip to Asia, especially for foodies and nightlife aficionados. Show More Summary

First Tenant of 1 World Trade Center Moves In

James Barron, New York Times: More than 13 years after a terrorist attack destroyed the twin towers -- symbols of New York City's might, financially and structurally -- the first employees of the first tenant in the building erected to take their place arrived for their first workday there on Monday. Show More Summary

How to Change the World—and Make Some Money Too

Young adults flock to investments that promote social good. This was a hot topic at a big ideas festival over the weekend and is front and center with financial firms.

Financial World's 'Ray Rice Video' Has Arrived

Those interested in why federal regulators seem unable to rein in big banks might want to check out a new ProPublica report and a companion piece airing on public radio's This American Life this weekend. The reports center on secret recordings made by Carmen Segarra, a Federal Reserve specialist hired...

World Trade Center Lures New Tenant

Developer Larry Silverstein announced Thursday that financial research firm Morningstar Inc. has signed a lease for 30,000 square feet at 4 World Trade Center, the austere, glassy 2.3 million square foot office tower on the southeast corner of the site.

China Tried To Built A Replica Of Manhattan... And It's Not Looking So Great

Yujiapu, in China's Tianjin Binhai New Area, was modeled on Manhattan and expected to become the financial center of the world. But it languishes as many wasteful Chinese ghost cities have. At one point it was reported that the Juilliard School had signed an agreement to set up an institute in Yujiapu. Show More Summary

Generate Electrifying Profits With Huaneng Power

By Ken McGaha: The Creation Of The Opportunity Just a few short years ago, the center of focus in the investing world was China. It seemed, everywhere you turned for any type of financial news, China was the main topic. Everyone agreed that you had to invest in China if you wanted to make real money and be considered a serious investor. Show More Summary

Bringing the Girl Scout Movement to the Crossroads of the West

Salt Lake is a city on the move: a vibrant financial center that is demonstrating to the world the continued strength of America's economy. It is a place where shrewd leadership, hard work, innovation and determination are creating jobs and opportunity. Show More Summary

The lucky entrepreneur behind the ‘super food’ shake

S cott Kanyok is a lucky guy. And he hopes that luck extends into the startup space. In 2001, the then-Wall Street financial analyst was 20 minutes late. That’s how he avoided being in the World Trade Center when the first plane hit. Four...Show More Summary

D.C. is a bigger financial powerhouse than Shanghai

For the first time, New York is the top dog among the world's financial centers. This is according to the newest version of the Global Financial Centres Index, which aims to "examine the major financial centres globally in terms of competitiveness." The index pulls from external data sources — the U.N., the World Bank, etc. — as […]

Financial firm eyes big downtown lease

Nearly three years ago, Brookfield Properties lost one of its biggest tenants at its sprawling, 8 million-square-foot downtown office complex across West Street from the World Trade Center. That's... To view the full story, click the title link.

UB Super health drink founder cheated death three times

Scott Kanyok is a lucky guy. And he hopes that luck extends into the startup space. It started when, in 2001, the then-Wall Street financial analyst was 20 minutes late. That’s how he avoided being in the World Trade Center when theShow More Summary

A Financial Center Is Envisioned on a Muddy Tract in Southern China

A largely empty expanse in Shenzhen is the setting for a financial experiment that could have a huge impact on the world’s second-largest economy. But so far it is just a bold blueprint.

Move Over, Wall Street; Silicon Valley Is Invading Your Turf

McIek/Shutterstock If you ask most people where the greatest threat to Wall Street's nearly 100-year dominance as the world's leading financial center would come from, places like London, Zurich, Tokyo or even Beijing might be suggested. Show More Summary

Port Authority tables crucial vote on fate of 3 WTC

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Wednesday postponed a vote on a deal that would substantially increase its financial backing of 3 World Trade Center, the $2 billion-plus office tower... To view the full story, click the title link.

Crucial vote on fate of 3 WTC faces delay

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is expected to postpone Wednesday its vote on a deal that would substantially increase its financial backing of 3 World Trade Center, the $2 billion-plus... To view the full story, click the title link.

Alibaba and the battle for financial supremacy: James Saft

March 18 (Reuters) – To understand why New York capturing the title of world’s greatest financial center is no cause for celebration, look no further than the Alibaba IPO. Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba announced its intention to list its shares in the U.S. rather than Hong Kong, a decision driven in significant part by regulatory [...]

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New York Strips London of Mantle as World’s Top Financial Center (Bloomberg) New York replaced London as the world’s leading financial center for the first time, after the City was rocked by a series of scandals and questions over the U.K.’s place in the European Union. Show More Summary

New York takes London’s crown as top financial center: survey

LONDON (Reuters) - New York has knocked London from its position as the world's leading global financial center after seven years, according to the Global Financial Centres Index compiled by London-based consultancy Z/Yen.

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