AT&T Inc., the largest U.S. telephone company, opposes a shareholder resolution urging disclosures of government requests for customer information, calling it impracticable and an effort to “micromanage.”
Rockland County, New York’s third- wealthiest, had its finances put under state oversight this month as it tackles deficits. Investors are betting the move will help the municipality get back on track.
A continent away from Silicon Valley, Governor Andrew Cuomo is promoting New York’s Tech Valley as an engine of the upstate economy, luring billions of dollars of investment to help pad financially strapped local budgets.
New York Mayor-elect Bill De Blasio scored a landslide victory championing an ambitious agenda that includes taxing the rich to pay for universal pre-kindergarten, building or preserving 200,000 units of low-income housing and creating better-paying jobs for city residents.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc., which set Wall Street pay records when stocks surged and cheap credit abounded in 2007, is again leading the industry as markets boom anew: putting aside less money for staff and more for investors.
General Electric Co. agreed to examine expanding its cleanup of pollutants from a section of New York’s Hudson River after state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli sought an investor vote on a study to widen the project.