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 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.

The New York Times

Tighter Rules on Money Transfers Put Squeeze on Businesses

Banks are refusing to do business with money transmitters, closing or freezing accounts over concerns about money laundering and regulatory scrutiny....

The New York Times

KPN foundation intervenes to block America Movil offer for KPN

An independent foundation linked to KPN (KPN.AS) said on Thursday it had moved to block America Movil's (AMXL.MX) proposed 7.2 billion-euro offer for the Dutch telecoms group to protect the interests of stakeholders....

The New York Times

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The New York Times

Español – Noticias, análisis y opinión

... de dinero ha provocado que los bancos dejen de trabajar con las pequeñas empresas que gestionan gran parte de los envíos monetarios. Por Elinor Comlay ....

The New York Times

Morning Agenda: Thomas J. Perkins, Pioneering Venture Capitalist ...

6 days ago ... Elinor Comlay reports in DealBook. Convenience stores that handle remittances need an account to deposit the cash, but because it is so hard ......