PhillyDeals Archive: November, 2009

More than 1 in 10 U.S. workers jobless

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U.S. unemployment rose to 10.2% in October, up 0.4%, as 190,000 more people lost their jobs (vs. hires.) "Having the unemployment... Read more

US risked $4 trillion, and won, but sent bad signals: panel

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The government's Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) risked $4.5 TRILLION in taxpayer money in the last months of the Bush administration... Read more

Balked at Rohm, Brondeau to run FMC

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Pierre Brondeau was cheated of the top job at Rohm & Haas Co. when Dow Chemical bought and began dismantling the Philadelphia specialty... Read more

Janitors win $24,000 in union fight vs bank contractor

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Seven cleaners for Optima Cleaning Services Inc.who worked at Wilmington Trust Corp. headquarters have been awarded a total of $24,000 in back... Read more

Tax amnesty brings in double its goal

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Delaware Gov. Jack Markell says a "one-time tax amnesty program" through Oct. 30 has raised $15 million so far and has secured promises... Read more

Is PNC mystery buyer for Capmark? Updates

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Updated: Capmark Financial Group Inc. of Horsham, the giant commercial real estate lender that filed for bankruptcy protection in Delaware... Read more

IMS Health sold to Texas Pacific: Confirmed

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IMS Health, the $2.3 billion (sales/year) Blue Bell- and Norwalk, Conn.-based pharmaceutical data firm that put itself on the block earlier... Read more

CVS Caremark tumbles on NJ loss amid union pressure

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Shares of CVS Caremark fell 20 percent today after the Rhode Island-based national pharmacy manager said it had lost clients faster than it... Read more