Bayer's $62B Monsanto bid would dwarf Dow-DuPont farm sales giant

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"Bayer AG offered $62 billion to buy Monsanto Co., deepening investor concern that it’s stretching its finances" in a costly bid "to... Read more

Ben Franklin Technology Partners spreads $2.5M to 14 Phila-area firms

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State-backed Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania says it's splitting $2.5 million among 14 local start-ups. The list: Robert... Read more

Big banks drop aging coin-change machines

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Coin machines, pioneered locally by Vernon Hill's former Commerce Bank, have been vanishing from Commerce successor TD Bank, rival PNC Bank... Read more

Student housing projects at Temple, UD near default

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It's not all good news amid the campus housing booms transforming North and West Philadelphia and college towns around the U.S. While just... Read more

Restaurant owner charged in $30,000 IRS bribe case

The owner of the Napoli restaurant group, which has operated five Italian-themed locations in the Wilmington, Del. area, faces a federal charge... Read more

$3M to 'modernize' Pyramid Club

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The Pyramid Club, atop Philadelphia's BNY Mellon office tower at 1735 Market St., says its Texas-based owner, ClubCorp has finished a $3 million... Read more

Safeguard leads $1M+ investment in Noble.MD

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Noble.MD, a four-year-old Philadelphia firm whose Theo healthcare iPad app (corected) is developing "digital health intervention" tools, including... Read more

Vanguard tax break altered

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California State Sen. Mike Gatto, D-Los Angeles, has revised his proposal to try to make Malvern-based mutual fund giant Vanguard Group exempt... Read more