News

E-Trade Reports April Trading Activity

NEW YORK — E*TRADE Financial Corporation has released its Monthly Trading Activity Report for April 2018. Daily Average Revenue Trades (DARTs) for April were 249,939, a 12 percent decrease from March and a 28 percent increase from the year-ago period. Derivatives represented 35 percent of DARTs during the month. The Company added 188,056 gross new […]

Media

NY Times Hires New Sunday Business Editor

The New York Times has hired Nick Summers as its new Sunday Business Editor. Nick joins The Times from Bloomberg Businessweek, where he was a features editor. While at the magazine, he edited stories on a wide variety of topics: cut-rate coffins, introducing luxury cruises to the Chinese market, how Goldman Sachs lost $1.2 billion […]

tv

21st Century Fox Buying 7 TV Stations

NEW YORK – 21st Century Fox has inked a deal with Sinclair Broadcast Group and Tribune Media Company to acquire seven television stations for approximately $910 million. The purchase of the stations will increase Fox Television Stations’ (FTS) coverage to nearly half of all U.S. households, and its market presence to 19 of the top 20 […]

Real Estate

SL Green Acquires Leasehold in 2 Herald Square

SL Green Realty Corp. announced it was the successful bidder for the leasehold interest at 2 Herald Square, which was in foreclosure. The Company has also reached an agreement to joint venture the asset with an Israeli-based institutional investor, subsequent to closing on the acquisition. Located on a prime corner of Herald Square (the intersection […]

Sports tv

Dick Vitale Signs With ESPN Thru 2021

College basketball analyst Dick Vitale, one of the most recognizable personalities in sports television, has signed a contract extension with ESPN through the 2020-21 season. Vitale, 78, will continue his work as a game analyst on key matchups each week during the regular season, as well as Champ Week. He will also remain a contributor […]

Funding

Perch Raises $30 Million Series A

NEW YORK — Real estate marketplace Perch has raised $30 million in first round financing. The Series A investment was led by FirstMark Capital, with Juxtapose and Accomplice also participating in the round. The capital will be used for scaling the company’s home buying marketplace and product development as Perch revolutionizes the antiquated process of […]

Music tv

NBC Summer Concert Series Starts May 15

NBC’s Today Show has released its list of musical performers this summer with the industry’s hottest names taking over the plaza outside its studios at Rockefeller Center. Grammy Award winning artist Meghan Trainor kicks off the “Citi Concert Series on TODAY” on Tuesday, May 15. This year’s lineup for the 23rd annual summer concert series […]

Real Estate

McGraw-Hill Leases Five Floors in Midtown

NEW YORK — Real estate investment trust Paramount Group has signed a 136,176 square foot lease with McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC at 1325 Avenue of the Americas, a 34-story Class A office tower located between 53rd and 54th Streets in Midtown Manhattan. McGraw-Hill Education will occupy floors 5 through 9, as well as a […]