- August 7, 2000 | Feature
- Thy Neighbor's Budget
Why do New Yorkers all feel poor? Taxicabs and restaurants, of course. But for a fuller picture of the city's spending habits, we asked seven New Yorkers from all walks of life to tell us where it goes. We learned that it's still possible to live the good life here -- if only you made a few thousand more. . . .
- May 15, 2000 | Feature
- Inside the Happiness Business
Before a drug like Celexa can ease the minds of patients, marketers must capture the minds of doctors -- using free gifts, dinners, propaganda, and research funds. A hard look at the hard sell.
- May 1, 2000 | Feature
- Street Addict
The city is less dependent on the stock market than in '87, right? Wrong. Almost 20 percent of the city's income is made on Wall Street -- which could mean catastrophe in a crash.
- March 6, 2000 | Feature
- Poisoned at the Source
When Times reporter Tim O'Brien took on a source in the Bank of New York scandal, he found himself in a strange new world in which the investigator became the investigated.
- October 4, 1999 | Feature
- The Bell Tolls for the Big Board
Led by chairman Richard Grasso, the New York Stock Exchange, the heart and emblem of American capitalism, is trading the trading floor as we know it for an uncertain electronic future.
- September 20, 1999 | Feature
- Flatiron Grip
Who owns the right to use an iconic building in a company logo?
- August 23, 1999 | Feature
- "Arts" of the Deal
How did a one-page bookworm's delight become the Net's hottest property?
- August 2, 1999 | Feature
- Insider Trading
How does the chairman of the SEC spend his spare minutes? One word: eBay.
- July 19, 1999 | Feature
- Barnes & Noble's Jekyll and Hyde
You've heard of the bad Len Riggio, bludgeoning publishers, strangling independent bookstores. The good Len Riggio funds schools, museums, and libraries and says his evil side is a figment of his enemies' imaginations.
- April 26, 1999 | Feature
- The Luxury Wars
French luxury tycoon Bernard Arnault owns more fashion houses than some men do suits. But when he tried to add Gucci to his collection, the fireworks could be seen all the way to Seventh Avenue. The inside story of the season's most sensational fashion show.