Homeowners protest at Chase’s Manhattan HQ, City Council approves rezoning for Related’s West Side Rail Yards … and more

December 15, 2009 08:16AM

1. The power of the pop-up shop [Huffington Post]
2. Homeowners protest at Chase’s Manhattan HQ [Daily Finance]
3. City Council approves rezoning for Related’s West Side Rail Yards [NYO]
4. Observer’s request for building plans at Goldman Sachs‘ new headquarters denied [NYO]
5. In the East Village, couple’s one-bedroom apartment serves as online shop warehouse and living space [NYDN]
6. Union Square business owner denied loan on new launch [NYDN]
7. Michael Cohen, Democrat who works for Trump, to challenge Senator Liz Krueger next fall [NYDN]
8. Icahn, with Beal, poised to make a move to acquire Trump Entertainment Resorts senior debt [The Deal]
9. Fed balance sheet shows banks’ reliance on government, even without TARP [Business Insider]
10.
MBS purchases by Fed are now 85 percent complete [Calculated Risk Blog]
11. Building materials will continue to see low demand next year [Housing Wire]
12. Shares of Fannie and Freddie soar on speculation [The Street]
13. New Home Affordable Modification Program participants bring servicers list to 88 [Housing Wire]
14. Bank of America vows to ramp up lending by $5 billion in 2010 [American Banking News]
15. Pulte gives up $250M in available debt in new agreement with lenders [The Street]
16. The Donald gets personal with 20 questions [Financial Times]