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PhillyDeals Archive: October, 2008
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More on SERS's secret hedge fund losses
Fri, Oct 31, 2008, 8:33 AM
Robert Innis, CFA, of Yardley sent this thoughtful note on last Sunday's PhillyDeals column, re the Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement...
Market Street landlord preps for Phils parade
Fri, Oct 31, 2008, 8:23 AM
When the Phillies parade past the Market Street skyscrapers today, the neighborhood's biggest landlord plans to place large men at key places...
Cigna, Legg Mason weigh cost cuts
Thu, Oct 30, 2008, 1:00 PM
Cigna Corp. may leave vacant jobs unfilled, curb travel and consolidate office space as the economic slowdown trims profits, says spokesman...
No charge: American Express cuts 7000 jobs as loan losses rise
Thu, Oct 30, 2008, 10:49 AM
The nation's biggest credit/debit/charge card companies are reporting higher losses. Their customers are getting squeezed from both sides:...
Exxon pockets $15 billion in 3q profits on record oil prices
Thu, Oct 30, 2008, 10:14 AM
Exxon earned a billion dollars a week in profits during the third quarter of 2008 as oil prices peaked. Analysts expect that's coming down...
Unisys cuts costs as sales drop; Liberty Place move on hold
Thu, Oct 30, 2008, 9:35 AM
"We need to reduce expenses and get ourselves into lean fighting shape," says new Unisys ceo Ed Coleman, former head of Gateway Computers...
Hill Int'l gains wiped out as Dubai bubble pops
Wed, Oct 29, 2008, 12:00 PM
Shares of Marlton-based Hill International traded lower again this morning, after dropping 12 percent yesterday and a total of 66 percent since...
Comcast: Profits, phone, online up; cable, cap spend down
Wed, Oct 29, 2008, 9:39 AM
Comcast third-quarter sales and income rose as expected, boosting profits at Philadelphia's biggest company and brightening a largely grim...
Joseph N. DiStefano writes about Philadelphia-area enterprise, and the people and money that make it go.
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