Chair Yellen defends Fed's fight for growth

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Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen, at the Fed gathering in Jackson Hole, Wyo., this morning, revived expectations the central bank may raise... Read more

After shutting NE Philly plant, distributor offers free shipping

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Alphabroder, the private equity-backed Philadelphia T-shirt and hoodie wholesaler that is buying up a string of industry rivals and closing... Read more

Comcast Olympics: TV audience drops as young viewers stream online

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"Nightmare comes true" for Comcast as TV viewership of Rio Olympics '16 plunges 15 percent vs. London '12, and NBC has to give away ads, writes... Read more

Consul of Italy directs donations for earthquake victims

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More than 250 are dead from yesterday's earthquake that wrecked a string of old stone villages in the mountains north of Rome, Reuters writes... Read more

SAP plans to kill 'dreaded' Annual Performance Review

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SAP, the multinational business-software giant, plans to end annual performance reviews for its 80,000 staff -- and phase in a "Continuous... Read more

Update: New owners seek 1,300 temp workers at Blue Bell call centers

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(Update below tells more about the firm's reorganization) Results Companies, the Florida customer service outsourcing firm that bought the... Read more

'Conflict of interest': SEC makes Apollo repay $40M to Pa. and other investors

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Apollo Global Management, the $186 billion-asset private-equity firm whose bosses include Sixers lead owner Josh Harris, has agreed to pay... Read more

Why Fed resists spending profits on U.S. needs

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In my Sunday column, James M. Meyer, the veteran Philadelphia stock-picker, Wharton/NYU grad, financial-accounting guru and chief investment... Read more