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PhillyDeals Archive: August, 2009
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Liberty Property, other office stocks too high: Report
Mon, Aug 31, 2009, 2:25 PM
Liberty Property Trust, the Philadelphia-based real-estate investment trust best known locally for building the Comcast Center, is up 47% so...
Delaware still plans NFL lottery: Gov. Markell
Mon, Aug 31, 2009, 12:32 PM
“While we are disappointed the decision does not provide the flexibility we had hoped for, Delaware is still the only state east of the...
Disney pays $4B for Marvel's Spider-Man and pals
Mon, Aug 31, 2009, 9:32 AM
Marvel Entertainment has agreed to sell to Walt Disney for $4 billion, or $50 a share. Marvel owns Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, the Fantastic...
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are worth zero: report
Mon, Aug 31, 2009, 9:21 AM
Home finance lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have each topped $2 in recent New York Stock Exchange trading. That's the highest they've been...
Philly cancer fighters seek sponsor $ on eBay
Fri, Aug 28, 2009, 11:17 AM
Bidding starts at $25,000 (it's tax-deductible!) to get Your Name (or your love one's, or your company's) on a fellowship to be awarded by...
Safeguard: Worth as much as its parts?
Fri, Aug 28, 2009, 10:19 AM
The trading value of shares in little Safeguard Scientifics, the Wayne company that invests in small bio and tech companies, has risen 50%...
SEC's plan to ban 'pay to play'
Thu, Aug 27, 2009, 10:38 AM
The Securities and Exchange Commission's plan to ban "pay-for-play" campaign donations by private firms that manage public money...
'Buy a home', but don't buy Toll stock 'yet': analyst
Thu, Aug 27, 2009, 10:24 AM
Toll Bros. has been selling more homes, but at lower prices, notes Merrill H. Ross, homebuilder analyst at BGB Securities in Washington, DC...
Joseph N. DiStefano writes about Philadelphia-area enterprise, and the people and money that make it go.
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