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PhillyDeals Archive: May, 2010
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GULF: Will spill kill oil drills like Three Mile Island halted nukes?
Fri, May 28, 2010, 8:34 AM
"Huge tragedies have changed the trajectory of the energy business before, such as the partial core meltdown in a unit at Pennsylvania's...
GAS: Shell's big PA bet
Fri, May 28, 2010, 8:22 AM
Multinational oil giant Shell has agreed to pay nearly $5 billion for privately-held East Resources to "give it access to a swathe of...
UPS: Stop-and-go Philly traffic demands electric trucks
Thu, May 27, 2010, 2:58 PM
United Parcel Service is putting more of its quiet hybrid diesel/electric trucks in South Philly's Oregon Ave. depot than anywhere else in...
SEPTA SUES: Wants BP to cover pension loss
Thu, May 27, 2010, 10:52 AM
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority this week sued BP Plc, the giant oil company, and its Gulf of Mexico drilling partners...
BAGELS: NY chain targets Philly
Thu, May 27, 2010, 9:08 AM
Joe Smith, founder of Bronx-based New York Bagel Cafe and Deli, which has four stores in the New York area and one in Newark, Del., has scheduled...
DEAL: Teleflex sells wire units for $50M
Thu, May 27, 2010, 8:34 AM
Teleflex Inc., a Limerick manufacturing conglomerate that's increasingly focused on medical components, says it's agreed to sell its $80 million...
Home loans cheaper, but fewer qualify
Wed, May 26, 2010, 1:47 PM
Home loan rates have fallen and customers are pushing in the door to refinance their loans, says Joe Blaston, who runs Sovereign Bank's Villanova...
Update: Ex-Rohm boss Gupta in $280M deal
Wed, May 26, 2010, 11:03 AM
(Adds deal price, Gupta remarks) A year after he sold Rohm and Haas to Dow Chemical on orders from the Haas family and other leading shareholders...
Joseph N. DiStefano writes about Philadelphia-area enterprise, and the people and money that make it go.
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