PhillyDeals Archive: October, 2008

More on SERS's secret hedge fund losses

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Robert Innis, CFA, of Yardley sent this thoughtful note on last Sunday's PhillyDeals column, re the Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement... Read more

Market Street landlord preps for Phils parade

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When the Phillies parade past the Market Street skyscrapers today, the neighborhood's biggest landlord plans to place large men at key places... Read more

Cigna, Legg Mason weigh cost cuts

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Cigna Corp. may leave vacant jobs unfilled, curb travel and consolidate office space as the economic slowdown trims profits, says spokesman... Read more

No charge: American Express cuts 7000 jobs as loan losses rise

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The nation's biggest credit/debit/charge card companies are reporting higher losses. Their customers are getting squeezed from both sides:... Read more

Exxon pockets $15 billion in 3q profits on record oil prices

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Exxon earned a billion dollars a week in profits during the third quarter of 2008 as oil prices peaked. Analysts expect that's coming down... Read more

Unisys cuts costs as sales drop; Liberty Place move on hold

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"We need to reduce expenses and get ourselves into lean fighting shape," says new Unisys ceo Ed Coleman, former head of Gateway Computers... Read more

Hill Int'l gains wiped out as Dubai bubble pops

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Shares of Marlton-based Hill International traded lower again this morning, after dropping 12 percent yesterday and a total of 66 percent since... Read more

Comcast: Profits, phone, online up; cable, cap spend down

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Comcast third-quarter sales and income rose as expected, boosting profits at Philadelphia's biggest company and brightening a largely grim... Read more