PhillyDeals Archive: October, 2009

US gives wind-power grants with few strings: report

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It's not completely terrible that foreign-owned companies are getting most of the money from a $1 billion U.S. subsidy for wind and other alternative... Read more

More Philly job losses, landlord predicts

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While "most of the major job losses have already occurred," Brandywine Realty Trust ceo Jerry Sweeney told investors after reporting... Read more

Another reason Wall Street roots for the Yankees

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A back-to-back Philadelphia World Series championship would be "the worst omen for the economy if history repeats itself," says Bloomberg... Read more

Supermarket financier, Boscov's unit share US tax credits

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The US Treasury has passed out another $5 billion in "New Markets Tax Credits" to investors who back projects that banks apparently... Read more

Metro Bank merger delayed again

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Metro Bancorp (formerly Commerce Bank of Pennsylvania) and First Republic Bank of Philadelphia have again extended their merger deadline, to... Read more

Financial ruin dumps fine art on the market

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When Lehman Bros. blew up last fall because it invested billions of dollars of clients' money in bad mortgages, the paintings that had lined... Read more

Harleysville Group lucky in weather, stock plays: report

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Harleysville Group got lucky in the third quarter, according to Janney Langen McAlenney analyst Robert Glasspiegel's report to clients this... Read more

Brandywine hoards scarce cash for future deals: report

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Brandywine Realth Trust shares were flat this morning, in a rising market, after the Radnor-based office landlord reported cash flow a little... Read more