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PhillyDeals Archive: August, 2010
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Toll Bros. buys failed home projects cheap from FDIC
Tue, Aug 17, 2010, 12:47 PM
(Revised): Toll Bros., the Horsham builder, and Oaktree Capital Management LP, of Los Angeles, have bought control of 80 housing developments...
4% home loans: Good for borrowers, bad for banks
Tue, Aug 17, 2010, 9:25 AM
30-year home mortgage loan rates "could reasonably hit 4% this year," the lowest since at least the start of the 1970s, as the Federal...
US warns colleges to cut losses; PAFA's excuse
Tue, Aug 17, 2010, 3:02 PM
149 U.S. colleges were rated "not financially responsible" by the U.S. Department of Education in its new survey of 2008-09 income...
Philly accounting firm merged again
Mon, Aug 16, 2010, 12:45 PM
The merger of accountants Eisner LLP, New York, and Amper, Politzner & Mattia LLP, Edison NJ, t form EisnerAmper LLP (which says it's the...
PREIT, partners to sell 7 malls for $200 million
Mon, Aug 16, 2010, 11:12 AM
UPDATED with Cedar CEO Ullman's comments. - Ron Rubin's Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust has agreed to sell five "power center"...
Wal-Mart loop boosts KofP's free bus
Mon, Aug 16, 2010, 9:57 AM
Upper Merion Township's 11-year-old Rambler bus has marked a nearly 50 percent boost in traffic, to over 1,200 passengers a month, from last...
Unisys cost cuts made it recession-resistant: Moody's
Mon, Aug 16, 2010, 9:53 AM
Moody's Investor Service has boosted Unisys Corp. bond ratings, in a boost for boss Ed Coleman's cost-cutting and turnaround efforts. "Unisys...
$1 billion+ payday for ex-Jefferson doc's firm
Mon, Aug 16, 2010, 3:37 PM
Giant health insurer United Health Group spent over $1.2 billion in its deal, announced Aug. 4, to buy Newtown Square-based Executive Health...
Joseph N. DiStefano writes about Philadelphia-area enterprise, and the people and money that make it go.
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