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Queens Real Estate Market Update: SEP 2015
Oct 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Real Estate Market Update  Existing home sales hit a high for the year in August, however, year-over-year sales were still down. Inventory remains tight on a county level as the increased de...
Restaurant Industry: Keep It Free from Union Organizing
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans | Sep 30, 2015 | Employment Defense Attorney , NLRB Many people do not realize that 90 percent of the restaurants in the United States belong to independent operators or franchis...
NY Employment Defense Attorney defends Employers’ Rights
Sep 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans | Sep 25, 2015 | Per Se is a popular, exclusive restaurant located at the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle. Known for its Nova Scotia lobster, foie gras, caviar and truffles...
Forest Hills Coop takes over 2 years to Sell due to Complicated Development Issues
Sep 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
We recently closed on a 1 BR Forest Hills Coop in Forest Hills Gardens. This particular unit was one of our very rare deals that took a considerably LONG time to sell. This one was due to specific ...
What You Need to Understand About Criminal Background Checks When Hiring Employees
Sep 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans | Sep 15, 2015 | Employment Defense Attorney What You Need to Understand About Criminal Background Checks When Hiring Employees NYC  & Queens Employment Defense Attorney Recently...
A Heart Warming Home Sale in Rego Park, Queens...
Sep 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
This week we closed on one of our single family home listings in Rego Park. This deal was one if those rare deals where everything went smoothly, and everyone was extremely happy! Our client was th...
New York Employment Discrimination Defense Attorney
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 257 257 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D.Hans What Can Happen if You Ignore a Discrimination Claim? No one likes dealing with a dispute, and we often wish disputes would just go away. However, ignoring a discrimination c...
Queens Real Estate Market Update: AUG 2015
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Queens Real Estate Market Update: AUG 2015 The pace of home sales continued to slow in July according to the Long Island Board of Realtors. July marked the highest year over year decrease in home s...
Queens Home Team Announces Another 2BR/2BTH Coop in Forest Hills, NY For Sale!!!
Aug 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Coop for Sale in Forest Hill, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop for Sale. Offere...
You're being Taxed as a Two Family, but is your House a Legal 2 Family?
Aug 20, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 278 278 recommendations | email to a friend
Many times we meet with homeowners who claim their property is a two family home because they are being taxed as a two family, however, legal use is determined by the NYC Department of Buildings, n...

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Picture illustration shows Samsung's logo reflected in a person's eye, in central Bosnian town of ZenicaBy Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd forecast a sharp jump in quarterly profit, trumping expectations and sending its shares surging as favorable currency rates and robust component sales appeared have to offset weakness in smartphones. The extent of the expected quarterly profit gain, its first in two years, will do much to allay concerns that the South Korean tech giant's earnings would not be able shake off the loss of smartphone market share to Apple Inc in the premium segment and to Chinese rivals at the lower end. Samsung Electronics estimated July-September operating profit would leap 80 percent from a year earlier to 7.3 trillion won ($6.3 billion), higher than a 6.7 trillion won profit Thomson Reuters SmartEstimate derived from 30 analysts.

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FILE - This May 11, 2007, file photo, shows a Wall Street sign near the flag-draped facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Japan led world stock markets higher Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, on hopes for new stimulus from its central bank while investors were also buoyed by the prospect that the Federal Reserve will wait until next year to raise interest rates. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets rose Wednesday, taking in stride the IMF's lower global growth forecast, as oil prices extended a rebound.

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Employees of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) work at the bourse in TokyoBy Lionel Laurent LONDON (Reuters) - A recovery in oil prices spread to stock markets and emerging market currencies on Wednesday, with the prospect of more support from the world's central banks offsetting more disappointing economic data. After a dismal summer, which saw the worst quarter for global equities since 2011, traders say fund managers are ready to pile back in, hoping the recent market reversal was a hiccup rather than the end of a six-year bull market. Mining and energy shares were the big winners in Europe, up 2 to 4 percent. ...

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