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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
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by George Herrera , Realtor & Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . August 2016 Market Update Home sales in July dropped again for the fifth consecutive month. De...
What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s no question that designating a driver reduces drunken driving accidents and saves lives. Designated Driver Statistics As time goes along, more and more people have gotten on board with the ...
If I Return to Work Making Less Money, Am I Still Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers So you’ve been hurt at work and you can’t perform your old job. What happens if you go back to work at a different position, ...
The Difference that Jurisdiction Could Make in a High Profile Divorce Case
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo   Different states and different countries have laws that can significantly affect the outcome of a divorce. A prime example is a high profile case reported in the New York Post . ...
Equal Pay for Women Issues
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Long Island City, Queens & NYC Employment Defense Attorney From an employer’s standpoint, if you are following similar pay practices to other businesses, it may seem like safet...
Prevent Boating Tragedy – A Guide to Safe Boating on Long Island
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer Cool ocean breezes on a hot summer day and the freedom of an open sea make boating a favorite pastime for many people. It’s a lifestyle fo...
HemClear: An Alternative Hemorrhoid Treatment
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Hemorrhoids are painful, swollen blood vessels and veins around the anus that can cause severe discomfort to sufferers. They can be internal, located inside the anus, or external, meaning that you’...
Can I File Suit against My Employer if I Am Injured at Work?
Aug 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers A question we frequently get from prospective clients has to do with whether or not an employer can be sued in court for a pe...
New York City Affirms Rights to Use Bathrooms Consistent with Gender Identity
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Stephen Hans & Associates Media outlets across the country are addressing controversial laws passed recently in certain states that prohibit transgender individuals from using bathrooms cons...
Can a Party in a Divorce Case Sue a Judge?
Aug 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
Suing a judge occurs rarely, but does happen. In 2015, the judge presiding over a NY divorce case sanctioned an attorney who represented himself in the divorce case. Recently, the attorney filed a ...

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The Kitchen Sink Method
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End Export Ban, Reduce Trade Deficit
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Decisions Should be Tailored to the Patient
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A fitting honor for fallen officer
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Judge Peter Vallone is good for the system
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Should I lower my asking price?
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Seniors are Screwed Again
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With MTA funding agreement, time for more compromise
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The City, State, and MTA
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Medicare "Negotiation" is a Farce that Can Hurt Patients
Taxpayers are being raked over the coals by high prescription drug prices - or so says Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR). Claiming that the Medicare prescription drug insurance program, known as Medicare Pa...
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The Mayor's Plan on Computer Science
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Medicare "Negotiation" is a Farce that Can Hurt Patients
Taxpayers are being raked over the coals by high prescription drug prices - or so says Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR). Claiming that the Medicare prescription drug insurance program, known as Medicare Pa...
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City needs to step up environmental education
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What I Saw At The Revolution (With a Nod to Peggy Noonan)
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What’s Good for Business is Bad for the Country
Recent polls are saying that most of the Republican’s surveyed like Donald Trump and Ben Carson because they are business people and outsiders. Be afraid, be very afraid if they ever win the office...
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Janet Yellen said the case for an interest rate increase has strengthened in recent monthsJustifications for an interest rate increase in the United States have grown in recent months, US Fed chief Janet Yellen said Friday. In an address to a central banking symposium at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Yellen took note of strong job growth, saying gradual increases in the Fed's benchmark rate in the coming years should be expected. "In light of the continued solid performance of the labor market and our outlook for economic activity and inflation, I believe the case for an increase in the federal funds rate has strengthened in recent months," Yellen said, according to her prepared remarks.


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An army bomb disposal team was deployed to an area in Birmingham, central England, on Friday after police arrested five men on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism. The West Midlands police force said as a result of one of the arrests, an army bomb disposal team had been called in as a precautionary measure to the Lee Bank area of Birmingham. The Fire Brigade said it had been assisting the police with the operation.
2016-08-26 13:52:09 -0400
To markets hungry for direction from the U.S. Federal Reserve, Fed Chair Janet Yellen offered a sobering dose of uncertainty for monetary policy and the global economy on Friday, suggesting interest rates could rise faster than expected in coming months or just as easily crater back to zero. In keynote remarks to an annual policy conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the Fed chief spoke of long term risks that could force the Fed into a new world of monetary policy including expanded bond purchases while also seeking to reinforce expectations of a near term rate hike. More immediately she provided a probability chart of where the Fed funds rate may move in coming months.
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