Ariel Zilber

About the Author

Ariel Zilber joined The Post as a general assignment reporter for the business section in 2021. He got his start as a journalist in Israel, where he worked for Ha'aretz and The Jerusalem Post. He returned in 2016 to the US, where before joining The Post he did a five-year stint as an online news reporter for the Daily Mail. He is currently a resident of Brooklyn who enjoys walking his dog while wondering how to overcome his Twitter addiction.

The Archive

Peacock TV to air 'Queer Planet' doc about gay, bisexual and trans animals

"Queer Planet" delves into "gay penguins, bisexual lions [and] sex-changing clown fish."

Coca-Cola fans blast ‘irritating’ sustainable caps aimed at curbing waste: ‘Literally have a fight with your bottle’ 

Several Coke drinkers posted videos on social media showing them struggling to negotiate the cap as it remained affixed to the plastic bottle.

McDonald's customers fume at 'skimpy' $5 value deal: 'Only one month? No thanks!'

Social media users lamented the fact that McDonald's offering doesn't include enough food and that the bundle will be available for a limited time.

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon warns interest rates could stay high: 'A lot of inflationary forces in front of us'

The JPMorgan Chase boss said investors need to gird for a prolonged period of high interest rates due to price pressures.

NBC 'Meet the Press' host Kristen Welker objected to Donald Trump interview for debut episode: report

Cesar Conde, the chairman of NBCUniversal News, approached Welker before she took over for Chuck Todd as anchor of "Meet the Press" in September.

Comcast told MSNBC hosts to curb rampant Israel criticism during Oct. 7 Hamas attacks: report

Comcast staged a rare intervention over MSNBC's rampant criticism of Israel during its coverage of the deadly Oct. 7 terrorist attacks by Hamas, according to a report.

Dow breaks 40,000 for first time ever as optimism for Fed rate cut grows

Wall Street is bullish over the prospect of interest rate cuts by the Fed as well as strong earnings reports by blue-chip companies.

Megyn Kelly slams Harry and Meghan over charity's $200 'lost check' claim: 'Don't believe for one minute'

Kelly was commenting on the controversy surrounding Archewell Foundation, the nonprofit founded by the British royal and his American-born wife.

Wall Street banker and former soldier dead at 35 wanted new job over grueling 100-hour work weeks

Leo Lukenas reportedly contacted an executive recruiter about a new job before he died on May 2 of what the medical examiners called an acute coronary artery thrombus.

McDonald's confirms $5 value meals to lure back low-income customers after price hikes

A McDonald's spokesperson told The Wall Street Journal that the $5 offering is part of a strategy to offer nationally advertised value deals.

NYT reporters slam executive editor for 'unwillingness to tolerate dissent': report

Executive editor Joe Kahn was recently quoted as saying young people are "less accustomed" to "open debate" and a "robust exchange of views."

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon warns of ballooning fiscal deficit: 'America has spent a lot of money'

In fiscal year 2024 which began last October, the Biden administration has spent $855.1 billion more than it has collected.

OpenAI chief scientist who helped lead coup against CEO Sam Altman quits

In November, Sutskever joined forces with other board members including Adam D'Angelo, Helen Toner and Tasha McCauley to remove Altman.

Inflation cooled in April to reignite hopes for Fed rate cut -- Dow breaks record

Inflation cooled down in April after a hotter-than-expected start to the year, boosting bets that the Federal Reserve will finally start cutting rates this fall -- and leading to a...

Ken Griffin rips Biden for 'incoherent' policy on China tariffs, says Trump would be a strong president

Ken Griffin, an influential Republican donor, also criticized the Biden administration over its energy policy.

Fed urges patience on rate cuts after key inflation index higher than expected

Powell made his comments just hours after the Bureau of Labor Statistics released data showing that wholesale prices rose more than expected in April.

Vince McMahon accuser texted him 'asking for rough sex, fantasized about being held down': lawsuit

Janel Grant allegedly sent the wrestling mogul text messages in which she said she "fantasized about being held down" and "wanted rough sex" from him.

Meta's AI system learning how to lie, deceive humans: study

CICERO, which Meta billed as the "first AI to play at a human level" in the game Diplomacy, finished in the top 10% while competing with humans.

Goldman Sachs CEO raises alarm on US debt: 'Ability to spend without constraint is not unlimited'

Solomon said that while it was anticipated that the government would spend during COVID lockdowns, "we're a long way out of that pandemic."

Melinda Gates resigning from Gates Foundation, to get $12.5B to launch her own charity

"After careful thought and reflection, I have decided to resign from my role as co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation," French Gates said.