PhillyDeals Archive: August, 2008

Dollar Fi: Service-jobs slump

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Dollar Financial Corp., the Daylesford-based high-risk lender, check casher and pawnbroker with 1,400+ stores in Canada, the U.S., Britain... Read more

VP hopeful Palin's socialist dairy coup

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Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, John McCain's vice-presidential pick for the Republican ticket this fall, has some key conservative credentials --... Read more

Traders watching Comcast's digital push

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Story by the Inquirer's Bob Fernandez on Comcast's digital TV push was the second-most-visited link on Bloomberg.com this morning. Bob's other... Read more

Vishay's offer snubbed

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CEO Richard Dahl of digital-power tech maker International Rectifier, El Segundo, Calif., tells Vishay founder Felix Zandman and CEO Gerald... Read more

B. O'Neill: Mid-rise apartments, maybe, at Sanatoga

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Developer Brian O'Neill says he paid $17.5 million for a 66-acre Limerick Township, Montgomery County property owned by heirs to the late trailer-park... Read more

SEC to scrap GAAP for looser Euro rules

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UPDATE: Making sense of the SEC's push for Euro accounting rules in the U.S.: Link to PhillyDeals column here. ORIGINAL: The Securities and... Read more

Boeing gets Chinook; ArcelorMittal faces strike

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Boeing, which makes helicopters at its sprawling Ridley works, wins a $4 billion military helicopter contract. Inquirer story here. Steelmaker... Read more

Musser 2.0

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The Musser Group, headed by octagenarian Warren "Pete" Musser, who ran Safeguard Scientifics for 48 years and through several investment... Read more