Jared Kushner’s crowning real estate deal in trouble, not dead

The deal that put Jared on the map is now his biggest blemish. Jared’s company bought 666 Fifth Ave. in 2007 for $1.8 billion?a record price tag, financed almost exclusively with debt. The skyscraper is now in desperate need of a cash infusion. Cristina Alesci looks at why real estate analysts aren’t willing to count… Continue reading Jared Kushner’s crowning real estate deal in trouble, not dead

Models: We’re being exploited by the industry

Stepping in front of the camera — on their terms. Models tell their stories of soaring agency commissions, bogus expenses, and withheld pay. But agencies say investing in fresh faces is risky and they are hired by the models… not the other way around.

Fun with fuel cells: Go off the grid, for good

Bloom Energy is a multi-billion dollar brainchild of a NASA rocket scientist. Its original task was to provide oxygen for people on Mars, but instead the company stumbled upon a cheap renewable energy source worth billions.