October 20, 2021
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BNY Mellon’s revenue tanks 5% in the fiscal first quarter

Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (NYSE: BK) published its earnings report for the fiscal first quarter on Friday that came in better than what analysts had anticipated. Its profit and revenue, however, was weaker than the same quarter last year due to low-interest rates. Bank of New York Mellon shares were reported about 2.5% down in premarket trading...
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Americans Have Discovered the Garden, and Celebrities Want In

Many of us turned to gardening for solace during the pandemic. Now Martha Stewart and Drew Barrymore want to guide us to green thumbs.Last spring, as the world descended into a collective panic, Drew Barrymore planted her first lawn. “I did not think I could do this,” said Ms. Barrymore, 46, who until last year did not include gardening in her exha...
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Canadian home sales surge 76% annually to record in March

A trickle of supply started returning to the country’s real estate market in March as home sales hit an all-time record, the Canadian Real Estate Association said Thursday.Sales across the country amounted to 76,259 last month, up 76.2 per cent from 43,283 during the same period last year.Sales in March were up 5.2 per cent compared with February.A...
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A Glut of Available Manhattan Office Space

Office space available for lease is at its highest level in at least three decades, according to a recent report.As some businesses succumb to the economic impact of the pandemic and others embrace remote work long term (Twitter being a prime example), the city’s commercial real estate market faces increasing uncertainty. The share of Manhattan off...
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Homes for Sale in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens

This week’s homes are in the financial district, Boerum Hill and Forest Hills.Click on the slide show to see this week’s featured properties:In the financial district: a one-bath studio loft with a slightly raised open sleeping area, 10-and-a-half-foot ceilings, tall windows, hidden storage, a walk-in closet and in-unit laundry, in a 10-story prewa...