PhillyDeals Archive: December, 2012

Banks bracing for weak 2013

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Banks are talking bravely about the economy's growth prospects in 2013, but analysts who sift their data for a living say the signs are weak... Read more

Toll pays $37M for 230 Bucks apts

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Toll Bros. cofounder Bruce E. Toll's BET Investments Inc. says it has agreed to pay investor Sara Gowing's Quaker Group some $37 million for... Read more

New owner 'evaluating' Horsham plant, 1,000 jobs

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UPDATE: About 1,000 of Motorola Home's 5,000 worldwide engineers, salespeople and support staff are based in Horsham; Arris currently employs... Read more

Fast-growing EPAM buys Empathy

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EPAM Systems Inc., a Newtown (Bucks County) software engineering company which employs 8,000 engineers, sales and support staff in countries... Read more

Gun revulsion

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"The Sandy Hook tragedy was a watershed event that has raised the national debate on gun control to an unprecedented level," writes buyout... Read more

Can online gambling save Atlantic City casinos?

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By a nearly 2:1 margin, New Jersey's state house has passed an online gambling bill that will likely be approved by the state Senate but faces... Read more

FDIC clips Main Line bank's growth: Update

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UPDATE 2 pm, includes CEO Christopher Annas' comments. EARLIER: Meridian Bank, a $422 million-asset, three-branch lender based in Paoli, defied... Read more

Wayne pump-maker is $4 billion+ target: report

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Industrial tool-maker SPX Corp., Charlotte, is trying to raise $4.2 billion to buy Wayne-based industrial pump-maker Gardner Denver, reports... Read more