Billions: Thomson Reuters sells Philly-based research unit to private equity

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(Revised and corrected 7/12) Thomson Reuters, the Canada-based data-publishing-news conglomerate, says it has agreed to sell its 3,400-person... Read more

Details of Phila's proposed tax deadbeat program

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Some 90,000 property owners -- most of them professional investors, many from out of town -- owe Philadelphia nearly $500 million. The city... Read more

Vanguard hires first top African American exec as general counsel

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Nine months after it began the search to replace the retiring Heidi Stam, Vanguard Group said earlier this week it has hired Anne Robinson... Read more

DuPont vs. Chemours: Who gets stuck with Teflon damages? (Update)

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UPDATE: Chemours, the Wilmington chemicals manufacturer spun off by DuPont, says in a statement it should Not be alone in paying the millions... Read more

Office tower's 'imminent' default

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Even with $20 million in improvements by McConnell Johnson Real Estate, including an open atrium and "Innovation Center" for start-ups, and... Read more

Fraud and Santeria: The hunt for a bank reformer's killer

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"The real story of Maurice Spagnoletti’s murder may be more bizarre than anyone knew," writes Zeke Faux in this Bloomberg article. Spagnoletti... Read more

Moody's to Pa.: Balance your budget or face higher borrowing costs

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In advance of Pennsylvania's plan to borrow another $1.2 billion in a July 19 general-obligation bond issue, Moody's has slapped Pennsylvania... Read more

Update: With PNC's Meterchick, Continental veterans run Philly banking

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(see NEW comments from Jim Lynch below) Joseph G. Meterchick, a Port Richmond native, said he's glad to be moving from Bradenton, Fla. back... Read more