UPDATE: Janney plans M&A buys; Wantrobski to head research

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Updates with comment from Janney’s new research director. Dan Wantrobski has returned to Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, the Philadelphia... Read more

Two suburban Pa. banks merge

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Small-town banks in suburban Philadelphia continue their consolidation: Penn Community Bank, a Doylestown-based, depositor-owned mutual savings... Read more

Suburban Philly steel plants busy with NYC, Navy contracts

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The ArcelorMittal steel-plate plants in Coatesville and Conshohocken are among the industrial facilities that could benefit from the expansion... Read more

How Jersey lender PHH's case could kill U.S. consumer watchdog

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A lot of public agencies — the Fed, the FDIC, Treasury, and state examiners — are supposed to watchdog America’s banks... Read more

First Data buys CardConnect for $15/share - UPDATE on past price

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First Data Corp., a New York-based bank-transactions processor that has struggled to increase sales in recent years, has agreed to pay... Read more

UPDATE: Kellogg's cutting 'thousands' of U.S. jobs in warehouse switch

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UPDATE JUNE 1: A Kellogg’s veteran who is among those losing a job when regional centers in Horsham, Pa. and 38 other cities close in... Read more

Fischer Block: Union League 'angels' bet cash on IoT monitors

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The Broad Street Angels, a group of wealthy “angel investors” who are members of Philadelphia’s Union League club, say... Read more

UPDATES: PSERS, Fed, Italy, CardConnect

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Amid software updates, my articles haven't been posting to this blog. Here's links to recent items: Tuesday 5/30: First Data to pay ex-MAC... Read more