Business http://wshu.org en AG investigates more investment banks http://wshu.org/post/ag-investigates-more-investment-banks <p></p><p>Three more investment banks say they are being investigated in a widening probe by <a href="http://wshu.org/term/eric-schneiderman">New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman</a> over allegations the banks give flash traders unfair advantage over regular investors.</p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:40:02 +0000 Charles Lane 21438 at http://wshu.org AG investigates more investment banks LI businesses pledge to hire more veterans http://wshu.org/post/li-businesses-pledge-hire-more-veterans <p>More than&nbsp; a dozen Long Island businesses have signed a pledge to hire more veterans.&nbsp; The New York Mets, the utility company National Grid and the medical supply company Henry Schein are some of those business.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:41:55 +0000 Gabrielle Fonrouge 21174 at http://wshu.org LI hedge fund dodged $6B in taxes http://wshu.org/post/li-hedge-fund-dodged-6b-taxes <p></p><p>Federal lawmakers grilled executives from Setauket-based Renaissance Technologies over allegations it evaded some $6 billion in taxes over the last 14 years.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:37:42 +0000 Charles Lane 21088 at http://wshu.org LI hedge fund dodged $6B in taxes NY Regulators will soon govern Bitcoin http://wshu.org/post/ny-regulators-will-soon-govern-bitcoin <p></p><p>New York banking regulators are expected to release new rules this week governing Bitcoins and other virtual currencies.</p><p>Many think virtual currencies--sometimes called crypto-currencies--will soon revolutionize financial services, but until now they have been largely unregulated.</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:28:46 +0000 Charles Lane 20903 at http://wshu.org NY Regulators will soon govern Bitcoin Telecommuting could soften strike impact http://wshu.org/post/telecommuting-could-soften-strike-impact <p></p><p>Penn Station at rush hour is a din of train roars and the constant barking of a metallic PA system. A wall of commuters watch the boards to see what track their train comes in on. Once the train is called there is a mad rush down the stairs to find a seat.</p><p>In past strikes all 300,000 of these commuters would crowd the highways and bridges into Manhattan. Either that or risk losing their jobs. But there is a big difference between the last strike in 1994 and this week.</p><p>“Today we have laptops. So I'm working from home for the whole strike.”</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 04:14:33 +0000 Charles Lane 20726 at http://wshu.org Telecommuting could soften strike impact