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Port of New York and New Jersey adds fees for ocean carriers as shipping containers pile up

Port of New York and New Jersey adds fees for ocean carriers as shipping containers pile up

The Port of New York and New Jersey announced new tariffs on Tuesday related to empty containers and export volume in its battle to decrease container congestion. Both loaded and empty containers that are considered long-dwelling will be subjected to a quarterly “container imbalance fee.” The tariff will be effective as of September 1, pending …

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NYC drug store put $3.99 tins of SPAM in theft-proof cases as crime wave continues to grip Big Apple

NYC drug store put $3.99 tins of SPAM in theft-proof cases as crime wave continues to grip Big Apple

Spam-a-lock! NYC drug store puts $3.99 tins of SPAM and $3.49 tins of HAM in theft-proof cases as crime wave grips Big Apple One Twitter user noticed the policy, where the meat substitute is sealed in a plastic container at the Duane Reade inside the Port Authority bus depot  While this is not a city-wide …

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Ex-US congressman among 9 charged in insider trading cases

Ex-US congressman among 9 charged in insider trading cases

NEW YORK (AP) — A former U.S. congressman from Indiana, technology company executives, a man training to be an FBI agent, and an investment banker were among nine people charged in four separate and unrelated insider trading schemes revealed on Monday with the unsealing of indictments in New York City. It was one of the …

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Rents spike as big-pocketed investors buy mobile home parks

Rents spike as big-pocketed investors buy mobile home parks

By MICHAEL CASEY and CAROLYN THOMPSON July 25, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/mobile-home-parks-rent-investors-8dbadf3f9a33faddb06abc980b046176 LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) — For as long as anyone can remember, rent increases rarely happened at Ridgeview Homes, a family-owned mobile home park in upstate New York. That changed in 2018 when corporate owners took over the 65-year-old park located amid farmland and down …

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Worried about layoffs and downturns? Recruiters aren't: 'We're still seeing job growth on the whole'

Worried about layoffs and downturns? Recruiters aren’t: ‘We’re still seeing job growth on the whole’

Recruiters are some of the first people to get a preview of how well a company is doing. In good times, they’re busy building out staff to take the business into exciting new territory. In leaner times, hiring takes a back seat. But for Deven Lall-Perry, 31, a New York-based recruiter, even she didn’t see …

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Airfares are finally starting to cool as peak summer travel season fades. Now what?

Airfares are finally starting to cool as peak summer travel season fades. Now what?

Passengers are seen at the Delta Air Lines check-in counters at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport ahead of the Fourth of July holiday in Atlanta, Georgia, July 1, 2022. Elijah Nouvelage | Reuters Flights, believe it or not, are getting cheaper. Airfares fell a seasonally-adjusted 1.8% from May to June, according to the latest U.S. inflation …

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Chinese companies are going global as growth slows at home

Chinese companies are going global as growth slows at home

Miniso opened its first flagship store in New York City’s SoHo in February 2022. Miniso BEIJING — Some Chinese consumer brands are looking for growth overseas, in markets like the U.S. and Southeast Asia. Take Miniso, a Guangdong-based seller of toys and household products. Sometimes called China’s Muji, Miniso opened a flagship store in New …

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Founders of bankrupt crypto hedge fund 3AC go missing, as investors try to recoup assets

Founders of bankrupt crypto hedge fund 3AC go missing, as investors try to recoup assets

The entire stablecoin market is now worth more than $160 billion. Justin Tallis | AFP via Getty Images The co-founders of failed crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital appear to be on the run from creditors, according to court documents recently filed in New York. Lawyers representing the creditors say the physical whereabouts of Zhu …

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‘Never ever go home with a customer for less than $500’: Balthazar owner’s cheeky ‘rules’ for servers

‘Never ever go home with a customer for less than $500’: Balthazar owner’s cheeky ‘rules’ for servers

Don’t sell yourself short. That’s the cheeky advice legendary New York City restaurant owner Keith McNally had for his staffers, when it comes to mixing business with pleasure. “Never ever go home with a customer — for less than $500,” the owner of Balthazar, famed for his eccentric personality and no-holds-barred Instagram account, quipped in …

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Three easy ways to find hidden cameras in hotels and rental homes

Three easy ways to find hidden cameras in hotels and rental homes

Nearly 60% of Americans said they were worried about hidden cameras in Airbnb homes in 2019. And 11% of vacation home renters said they had discovered a hidden camera during a stay, according to a survey by the real estate investment company IPX1031. Spy cameras are not a new problem. In South Korea, more than …

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