PhillyDeals Archive: November, 2009

Mall-watching analyst rates King of Prussia's Black Friday traffic

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"Black Friday is not the biggest shopping day of the year - that honor is held by the days immediately preceeding Christmas," notes... Read more

Developers ink Wilmington casino deal

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"The developers who put together the deal that became the $429 million Harrah's Chester Casino & Racetrack in nearby Chester, Pa.... Read more

If AIG is solvent, why can't it pay back Uncle Sam?

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American International Group, the giant insurer bailed out by the Bush administration and kept afloat under Obama as it tries to sell assets... Read more

TD Bank has risky exposure to old Commerce deals: report

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Toronto-Dominion Bank's US unit "has very significant exposure" to US commercial real estate losses resulting from its 2007 acquisition... Read more

Suit vs alleged Ponzi schemer ties Fla. manager, Radnor firm

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Investors who filed a $100 million lawsuit against accused Ponzi scheme operator Scott Rothstein and his bankers have added new claims about... Read more

Dubai default spooks Hill Int'l, Euro banks

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The high-rise Persian Gulf city-state of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, was one of the last financial centers to suffer the global slowdown... Read more

Memo: 'Good day for Capmark' with $515M Buffett deal

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From a memo to Capmark employees yesterday, by boss Jay Levine, after federal bankruptcy court in Delaware agreed for the company to sell its... Read more

Should Congress limit bank loan charges?

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In the late 1970s, Congress, the Carter administration and the Supreme Court stopped US enforcement of the old Judeo-Christian concept of usury... Read more