PhillyDeals Archive: August, 2009

Liberty Property, other office stocks too high: Report

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Liberty Property Trust, the Philadelphia-based real-estate investment trust best known locally for building the Comcast Center, is up 47% so... Read more

Delaware still plans NFL lottery: Gov. Markell

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“While we are disappointed the decision does not provide the flexibility we had hoped for, Delaware is still the only state east of the... Read more

Disney pays $4B for Marvel's Spider-Man and pals

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Marvel Entertainment has agreed to sell to Walt Disney for $4 billion, or $50 a share. Marvel owns Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, the Fantastic... Read more

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are worth zero: report

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Home finance lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have each topped $2 in recent New York Stock Exchange trading. That's the highest they've been... Read more

Philly cancer fighters seek sponsor $ on eBay

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Bidding starts at $25,000 (it's tax-deductible!) to get Your Name (or your love one's, or your company's) on a fellowship to be awarded by... Read more

Safeguard: Worth as much as its parts?

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The trading value of shares in little Safeguard Scientifics, the Wayne company that invests in small bio and tech companies, has risen 50%... Read more

SEC's plan to ban 'pay to play'

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The Securities and Exchange Commission's plan to ban "pay-for-play" campaign donations by private firms that manage public money... Read more

'Buy a home', but don't buy Toll stock 'yet': analyst

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Toll Bros. has been selling more homes, but at lower prices, notes Merrill H. Ross, homebuilder analyst at BGB Securities in Washington, DC... Read more