Was Kushner-China real estate deal ‘fake news’?

03/17/2017 2:20 PM

Earlier this week, we shared a Bloomberg story about a huge real estate deal involving 666 Fifth Avenue, the skyscraper co-owned by Kushner Cos., the real estate


A tax hike we can cheer: IRS revokes non-profit status of Richard Spenser’s think tank

03/14/2017 5:49 PM Updated: 1 month ago

In what could be considered either a sharp blow to rising anti-Semitism or a timely reminder of financial fastidiousness, the think-tank run by white nationalist Richard Spenser


Apple buys RealFace, fourth Israeli acquisition

02/23/2017 9:47 AM Updated: 2 months ago

(Israel 21C) U.S. tech giant Apple has bought Israeli startup RealFace Technology, a leading developer of facial recognition technology, Calcalist reported on Sunday. RealFace’s online presence


A look at Israel’s suddenly booming Kosher savings industry

02/22/2017 3:45 PM

Israel has a new law just taking effect this year which grants 50 shekels a month to every Israeli child for savings. That’s not much money,


Mark Zuckerberg’s lengthy Facebook letter proves he’d a Clinton-esque politician

02/19/2017 1:03 PM Updated: 2 months ago

Mark Zuckerberg posted an open letter on Facebook, the social network he created and now serves as C.E.O., which responds to some of the recent controversies


While Time Warner waits for merger OK, Jared Kushner meets with execs to blast CNN coverage

02/17/2017 12:07 PM

The Wall Street Journal reports today that Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law and White House adviser, met with Time Warner executives to blast CNN, the news


Even Goldman Sachs opposes Trump’s travel ban

01/30/2017 2:46 PM Updated: 2 months ago

President Donald Trump’s administration is bursting with former Goldman Sachs employees, with many of his appointees having worked at the mega-bank in the past, including Steven Mnuchin


After backing Clinton, Google CEO Eric Schmidt jumps on Team Trump

01/18/2017 1:25 PM

Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google parent company Alphabet Inc and a backer of Hillary Clinton, may be courting Republicans ahead of Donald Trump’s presidency.

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Amazon employee fired after sending Hitler message to Jewish customer

01/16/2017 12:17 PM Updated: 3 months ago

A note to a Jewish customer reading “greetings from Adolf Hitler” has led to the firing of an Amazon employee, the Daily Mail reported Monday.  The


Watch how George Soros lost $1 billion when Trump won

01/12/2017 4:09 PM Updated: 3 months ago

Art dynasty heir Wildenstein cleared of tax fraud in Paris

01/12/2017 3:32 PM Updated: 3 months ago

Paris (AFP) – The Franco-American patriarch of the Wildenstein art-dealing dynasty was cleared Thursday by a Paris court of massive tax fraud, in a long-running saga


US job gains slow in December, while November added more jobs than expected

01/06/2017 10:03 AM Updated: 3 months ago

Washington (AFP) – Job growth in the world’s largest economy slowed in the final month of 2016 and the already-low unemployment rate rose marginally, the Labor


Wait, is Mark Zuckerberg actually saying he’s Jewish?

01/02/2017 2:28 PM Updated: 3 months ago

On December 25th, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted a rather innocuous holiday greeting on his wall, wishing his followers “Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah.” This led


US fines Israeli drugmaker $519 million for foreign bribes

12/23/2016 10:03 AM Updated: 4 months ago

New York (AFP) – Israeli generic drug giant Teva will pay $519 million to settle charges that it paid bribes to foreign officials to win business


Trump-adviser Carl Icahn: “I sort of believe that you need a rule of law”

12/23/2016 9:33 AM Updated: 4 months ago

  Washington (AFP) – Carl Icahn, a newly named adviser to President-elect Donald Trump, said Thursday that burdensome US regulations were hindering free enterprise, and oil


Google eyes fix after snafu on Holocaust denial

12/22/2016 2:33 PM Updated: 4 months ago

Washington (AFP) – Google said Tuesday it was working to refine its algorithm to weed out “non-authoritative” information after a British news report showed a Holocaust


Reports: Jared Kushner trying to sell Observer to Trump-friendly tabloid

12/22/2016 12:53 PM

  Alexandra Steigrad with Women’s Wear Daily reported yesterday that President-elect Donald Trump’s key adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner is attempting to sell Observer Media, publisher


Who benefits from Trump stock rally and for how long?

12/19/2016 7:03 AM Updated: 4 months ago

  New York (AFP) – As the Dow nears 20,000 amid a Trump rally, longtime financial insiders see a difference compared with prior Wall Street landmarks:


CM Greenfield brings housing expertise to Israel

12/16/2016 12:43 PM Updated: 4 months ago

  David Greenfield represents Midwood, Borough Park and Bensonhurst in the New York City Council, but this past week found him very far away from the 44th


Facebook will let users report fake news

12/16/2016 12:03 PM Updated: 4 months ago

  Washington (AFP) – Facebook on Thursday unveiled a tool that allows users to report fake news, a move aimed at stemming a wave of misinformation