PhillyDeals Archive: April, 2009

UPDATE: What will Buffett say with his stock down 40%?

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"Berkshire shareholders aren’t used to a 40 percent decline," Morningstar analyst Bill Bergman tells Bloomberg LP here. Some... Read more

Specter 'very comfortable' with 'centrist' Obama

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More from U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, newly D-Pa. - this from the White House reporting pool re his appearance with President Obama today: “I... Read more

LLR takes NJ software maker private

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LLR, the $1.4 billion Philadelphia private-equity fund founded by Seth Lehr, Ira Lubert and Howard Ross, will pay $23.3 million, or 43... Read more

Bank of America owners oust chairman Lewis; still CEO for now

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Bank of America shareholders voted to separate chief executive Ken Lewis from his second job as chairman of the board of the troubled giant... Read more

PA college savings program faces $300M gap

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A hundred days into his job, Pennsylvania state treasurer Rob McCord says he feels like the proverbial "dog that caught the car." Big... Read more

News flash: Government spending drops

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The giant 6.1% drop in U.S. Gross Domestic Product from the fourth quarter of 2008 to this year’s first quarter was driven partly by... Read more

Does Sen. Specter (D,Pa.) = Phila Chamber chief Torsella?

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Went to City Hall at noon to watch Mayor Nutter give away money. (We'll post today's recipient list later.) Got there just in time for the... Read more

PhillyCarShare: Why we've added a monthly fee

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As PhillyDeals reported yesterday, nonprofit PhillyCarShare has implemented a monthly $15 fee, while cutting hourly rates. That's what... Read more