PhillyDeals Archive: August, 2012

The Jackson Hole circus: Does Bernanke's Fed matter?

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As Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke and his cronies posture for the news media out at the Kansas City Fed's annual gathering in Jackson... Read more

Lawyers' $304 million fee upheld by Delaware court

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The Delaware Supreme Court has voted 4-1 to approve a $304 million lower-court fee award to Wilmington law firm Prickett, Jones & Elliott... Read more

Refinery buyer in $5B deal for DuPont plants

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Carlyle Group, the big Washington corporate-buyout firm, says it agreed to pay $4.9 billion for DuPont Co.'s Wilmington-based vehicle and industrial... Read more

Is Google selling Horsham plant?

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"Google Inc. wants to sell the unit within Motorola Mobility that provides set-top boxes and other equipment to cable providers and has hired... Read more

Will Romney-Ryan victory boost stock prices?

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"No matter who is elected, they will be forced to deal with the United States' excess-debt situation," says Jason Pride, the MIT-educated director... Read more

Girard Estate pays down debt, boosts cash

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Girard Estate, the city-controlled charity that operates the free, residential, K-12 Girard College on Girard Ave. in North Philadelphia, has... Read more

Ailing Lower Bucks Hospital sold to California chain

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Prime Healthcare Services, the California-based, for-profit chain of 18 mostly West Coast hospitals and which recently acquired Roxborough... Read more

Pepper Hamilton buys Louis Freeh firm

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Pepper Hamilton LLP, Philadelphia, says it is adding former FBI boss Louis J. Freeh's law firm, Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan, LLP, and its... Read more