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    • New York to Settle Inquiry of Rent-to-Own Operators

    • By: Matthew Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
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    Regulators have been cracking down on abusive rent-to-own deals in which people shell out thousands of dollars for run-down homes that they never actually get to buy.

    "New York to Settle Inquiry of Rent-to-Own Operators" is from the October 18, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Goldstein and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • U.S. Charges 2 Former Goldman Bankers and Financier in Vast Malaysian Fraud

    • By: Matthew Goldstein, Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors filed criminal charges Thursday against a Malaysian financier and two former Goldman Sachs investment bankers who helped raise money for a Malaysian government investment fund from which some $4 billion disappeared.

    "U.S. Charges 2 Former Goldman Bankers and Financier in Vast Malaysian Fraud" is from the November 01, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Goldstein and Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Goldman Sachs Is Drawn Into Prosecution of Vast Financial Fraud

    • By: Matthew Goldstein, Alexandra Stevenson, Emily Flitter
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 9 mins
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    NEW YORK — Goldman Sachs is facing one of the most significant scandals in its history, a multibillion-dollar international fraud that investigators say was masterminded by a flamboyant financier with a taste for Hollywood and carried out with help from the Wall Street firm’s bankers.

    "Goldman Sachs Is Drawn Into Prosecution of Vast Financial Fraud" is from the November 01, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Goldstein, Alexandra Stevenson and Emily Flitter and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Private Equity Executive Accused of Faking Investments

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson, Matthew Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
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    "Private Equity Executive Accused of Faking Investments" is from the March 28, 2016, Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson and Matthew Goldstein and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Insider-Trading Case Ensnares Hedge Fund

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson, Matthew Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    For hedge funds, information is a valuable currency. A scrap of insight about a coming change in government policy can be as precious as any market data, potentially making the difference between a profit or loss on a trade.

    "Insider-Trading Case Ensnares Hedge Fund" is from the May 24, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson and Matthew Goldstein and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Musk Steps Down as Tesla’s Chairman in Settlement With SEC

    • By: Matthew Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Elon Musk, under pressure from his lawyers and investors of Tesla, the company he co-founded, reached a deal with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Saturday to resolve securities fraud charges. The settlement will force Musk to step aside as chairman for three years and pay a $20 million fine.

    "Musk Steps Down as Tesla’s Chairman in Settlement With SEC" is from the September 29, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Goldstein and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Trump Team Didn’t Put Nominees to ‘Sex, Drugs and Rock ’n’ Roll’ Test

    • By: Steve Eder, Matthew Goldstein, Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 9 mins
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    President Donald Trump has blamed “obstruction by Democrats” for delays in confirming his senior appointments, saying on Twitter that “it is a disgrace that my full cabinet is still not in place.”

    But the slow pace of filling out Trump’s Cabinet can be attributed in part to decisions made in the early days of the nominee vetting process.

    "Trump Team Didn’t Put Nominees to ‘Sex, Drugs and Rock ’n’ Roll’ Test" is from the February 10, 2017 U.S section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Eder, Matthew Goldstein and Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Betsy DeVos Won't Shed Stake in Biofeedback Company, Filings Show

    • By: Matthew Goldstein, Steve Eder, Sheri Fink
    • Narrated by: Paul Ryden
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Betsy DeVos, the billionaire school choice advocate selected by President Donald Trump to serve as education secretary, is a strong supporter of using biofeedback technology to help children and teenagers enhance their performance in school.DeVos and her husband, Richard DeVos Jr., are major financial backers of Neurocore, a Michigan company that operates drug-free “brain performance centers” that claim to have worked with 10,000 children and adults to overcome problems with attention deficit disorder, autism, sleeplessness and stress.

    "Betsy DeVos Won't Shed Stake in Biofeedback Company, Filings Show" is from the January 20, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Goldstein, Steve Eder and Sheri Fink and narrated by Paul Ryden.

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    • Puerto Rico’s Positive Business Slogans Can’t Keep the Lights On

    • By: Matthew Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 11 mins
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    The message coming out of an investment conference here in February was simple and optimistic: “Puerto Rico is open for business.” Attendees noted San Juan’s crowded restaurants and traffic-choked streets. The capital city seemed to be bustling.

    "Puerto Rico’s Positive Business Slogans Can’t Keep the Lights On" is from the March 05, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Goldstein and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Market for Fixer-Uppers Traps Low-Income Buyers

    • By: Matthew Goldstein, Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 10 mins
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    "Market for Fixer-Uppers Traps Low-Income Buyers" is from the Lifestyle section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Goldstein and Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • In 'Revenge Porn' Case, Criminal Court Decision May Affect Lawsuit

    • By: Matthew Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "In 'Revenge Porn' Case, Criminal Court Decision May Affect Lawsuit" is from the April 01, 2016, Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Goldstein and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • A U.S. Attorney Who Shunned Politics Meets an End Tinged by Them

    • By: Benjamin Weiser, Ben Protess, Matthew Goldstein, and others
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Ten days into his tenure as U.S. attorney in Manhattan, Preet Bharara saw his political and prosecutorial worlds collide.

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    • Bridgewater’s Culture Is Like a ‘Nudist Camp’ at First: ‘Very Awkward’

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson, Matthew Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
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    Ray Dalio, the founder of the hedge fund firm Bridgewater Associates, argued Tuesday on behalf of his firm’s unusual workplace culture, where meetings and internal debates are recorded.

    "Bridgewater’s Culture Is Like a ‘Nudist Camp’ at First: ‘Very Awkward’" is from the March 07, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson and Matthew Goldstein and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • New York Lenders Subpoenaed over Seller-Financed Mortgage Alternatives

    • By: Matthew Goldstein, Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
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    "New York Lenders Subpoenaed over Seller-Financed Mortgage Alternatives" is from the May 13, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Goldstein and Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • How the Finance Industry Is Trying to Cash In on #MeToo

    • By: Matthew Goldstein , Jessica Silver Greenberg
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Accusations of sexual harassment have felled dozens of executives, but in one quiet corner of the financial world, the #MeToo movement looks like a golden opportunity.

    "How the Finance Industry Is Trying to Cash In on #MeToo" is from the January 28, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Goldstein and Jessica Silver Greenberg and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • A Critical Eye on Wall Street's Secrets

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson, Matthew Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "A Critical Eye on Wall Street's Secrets" is from the October 17, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson and Matthew Goldstein and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Herbalife Settlement with FTC Will Force Major Changes

    • By: Matthew Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Herbalife Settlement with FTC Will Force Major Changes" is from the July 15, 2016, Financial section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Goldstein and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Suit Alleges Animosity to Women at Big Firm

    • By: Jessica Silver Greenberg and Matthew Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    A female executive at the investment firm run by Steven A. Cohen, the billionaire investor, said in a lawsuit that the company was a testosterone-fueled “boys’ club” in which men commented on women’s bodies, belittled their abilities and paid them less than their male peers.

    "Suit Alleges Animosity to Women at Big Firm" is from the February 12, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jessica Silver Greenberg and Matthew Goldstein and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Casting Wall Street as Victim, Trump Leads Deregulatory Charge

    • By: Matthew Goldstein, Stacy Cowley
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    A decade after the financial crisis, the federal government is easing up its policing of Wall Street and the banking industry, even without actually repealing broad swaths of regulation.

    "Casting Wall Street as Victim, Trump Leads Deregulatory Charge" is from the November 27, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Goldstein and Stacy Cowley and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • The Motor City as Housing Incubator

    • By: Matthew Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 20 mins
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    Detroit has turned into an unlikely petri dish for experiments in how to kick-start a housing market that is, depending on your perspective, either slumbering or comatose.

    "The Motor City as Housing Incubator" is from the November 04, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Goldstein and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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