Elinor Comlay

Elinor Comlay

Freelance journalist, Atlantic City

South Jersey-based reporter focused on banking, business and the business of immigration. I'm also working on some longer-term investigative pieces. Previously at Reuters in New York and Mexico.

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The New York Times

New Jersey Bond Businesses Eye New Growth, From Immigrants ...

New Jersey Bond Businesses Eye New Growth, From Imm...

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The New York Times

Scrutiny of Commercial Real Estate Loans Chills Small Lenders

Financing commercial property has been local banks’ bread-and-butter business for years, but a postcrisis push for loan growth prompted regulatory warnings about lax lending standards, and small banks are now shying away from the market.

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The Guardian

Trump Taj Mahal bankruptcy pits Carl Icahn's casino against striking ...

Regulatory filings show owner could flip dying Atlantic City casino at the expense of thousands of employees who accuse him of purposely withholding benefits

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The New York Times

Tighter Rules on Money Transfers Put Squeeze on Businesses

For years, Fernando Lopez’s storefront money-transfer business in Atlantic City was a place where local residents could wire money to family and friends abroad. But that business, Interamericana Express, which handled a lot of transmittals to Mexico, is dwindling as banks and regulators take a stricter view of cross-border money transfers.

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Reuters

Mexican authorities look away as contractors fleece oil giant Pemex

Mexican authorities have disregarded auditors’ warnings on billions of dollars of deals granted by the state oil giant, a Reuters examination shows. Among the businessmen who benefited: an alleged associate of the Zetas cartel.

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Reuters

Caviar, champagne at Harrods: Some Mexican anti-graft busters live ...

Caviar, champagne at Harrods: Some Mexican anti-gra...

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Reuters

Sex, scares and special effects spice up Pemex safety movies

Mexican oil giant’s $44 million “edu-tainment” program produces tales of satanic sirens, time travel and divine interventions – all aimed at one of the highest worker injury and fatality rates in the industry. Critics pan the results.

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Reuters

Special report: Jamie Dimon wants some R-E-S-P-E-C-T | Reuters

Special report: Jamie Dimon wants some R-E-S-P-E-C-...

Reuters

Lingerie, iPads: Mexican kid-free couples fuel high-end boom| Reuters

RPT-Lingerie, iPads: Mexican kid-free couple...

Reuters

Citigroup uncovered rogue trading in Mexico, fired two bond traders

Citigroup uncovered rogue trading in Mexico, fired two bond traders. By Elinor Comlay and David Henry. Tue Apr 1, 2014 1:17am EDT. 0 Comments....

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Reuters

Special report: New Mexican TV probe hits embattled Slim | Reuters

Special report: New Mexican TV probe hits embattled...

Reuters

Insight-How Citigroup stumbled in the Mexican housing market ...

Feb 25, 2014 ... Insight-How Citigroup stumbled in the Mexican housing market. By Elinor Comlay and David Henry. ZUMPANGO, Mexico/NEW YORK - Tue ......

Reuters

Analysis: Carlos Slim's Dutch woes test appetite for European expansion

Aug 30, 2013 ... Analysis: Carlos Slim's Dutch woes test appetite for European expansion. By Elinor Comlay and Tomas Sarmiento. MEXICO CITY Fri Aug 30, ......

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Reuters

Citigroup reports fraud in Mexico unit, lowers 2013 results | Reuters

Mar 1, 2014 ... Citigroup reports fraud in Mexico unit, lowers 2013 results. By David Henry and Elinor Comlay. NEW YORK/MEXICO CITY Sat Mar 1, 2014 ......