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Around the town
Gov. Andrew Cuomo this morning side-stepped questions about the status of his presumed presidential ambitions in a rare national television appearance on FOX Business Network.
“I’m sorry, I’m losing you, we have a technical difficulty,” he jokingly told host Maria Bartiromo when asked whether he still harbored White House ambitions.
Around the town
The Goldman Sachs Elevator parody Twitter account landed a book deal with Simon and Schuster imprint Touchstone. Remember when it was blog-to-book deals, not tweet-to-books deals, that were inciting envy in the breast of writers? (The New York Times)
The Lunch Hour
Mike Forsythe, the reporter supposedly suspended by Bloomberg News for leaking information about the company’s quashed projects in China, has officially announced (on Twitter, that is) that he has left Bloomberg News. (Twitter)
“Money Honey” Maria Bartiromo was here last week with a gentleman. It must have been a very serious conversation because they were talking intensely; maybe it was about the future of her workplace, the New York Stock Exchange.
TV journalism’s orginal glamour girl, Barbara Walters, also stopped by for lunch this week, bringing Mrs. Rudy Read More
“Are you a bee? Do you like to sting people?” a handsome banking executive in a merlot-colored suit growls to his protégé. It is early afternoon in the third-floor offices of a midtown skyscraper, the News Corporation headquarters, and select middle-aged men are watching an advanced screening of Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, the Oliver Read More
CNBC Closing Bell host Maria Bartiromo is teaching a class at New York University’s Stern School of Business this fall, according to Bess Levin. The class is called “Global Markets and Normative Frameworks,” and she’s co-teaching with Ripplewood Holdings CEO Tim Collins.
Ms. Bartiromo grew up in Brooklyn and studied at N.Y.U. herself. Read More
“Did you see Tina Fey and Sheryl Crow are wearing the same dress?” CBS correspondent Lesley Stahl whispered to a friend at the New York Women in Communications Matrix Awards at the Waldorf Astoria on Monday morning, April 19. And there they were: Ms. Crow and Ms. Fey in almost-identical floral Dolce & Gabbana fitted Read More
On the evening of Sept. 16, Brian Williams was jetting out of the CNBC studios in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., when he stopped to talk to a reporter about his extraordinary day.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average had plummeted 504.48 points in the most precipitous loss since September of 2001, dogged by news of Lehman Read More
CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo has sold a book to Crown, a division of Random House, for an advance several knowledgable sources said was in the neighborhood of $500,000.
Ms. Bartiromo’s literary agent, Wayne Kabak of the William Morris Agency, declined to comment but an assistant at his office referred questions to Crown Business executive Read More
Yesterday, CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo landed an exclusive interview with Hillary Clinton, in which the Democratic frontrunner spoke about how to save subprime borrowers.
But apparently not everyone at Englewood Cliffs found the interview endlessly interesting.
Twice, during the interview, the camera cut to CNBC anchor Dylan Ratigan. The first time, the camera caught Read More