PhillyInc Archive: March, 2011

Small-business optimism blooming, not booming

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Optimism about the improving economy is trickling down to small business. Last week, the National Federation of Independent Business said... Read more

How local stocks are faring in the bull run

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Leave it to Thursday's rout on Wall Street to end any celebrating over the two-year run of the current bull market. Still, the anniversary... Read more

Philly Fed provides new outlook on area households

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The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has been conducting its monthly survey of manufacturers in the region since 1968. Released on the... Read more

IBM will try to help Phila. become a 'smarter city'

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Philadelphia has been chosen as one of 24 cities worldwide to participate in IBM's Smarter Cities Challenge. What that means is the Armonk... Read more

Delivering financial literacy to women in a daily e-mail

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When Amanda Steinberg lived in New York in the last decade, she proved her Internet chops by raking in a six-figure salary. Trouble is, she... Read more

How Targacept's 'bio bucks' deals add up

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GlaxoSmithKline P.L.C. gave a small biotechnology firm some bad news recently. It told Targacept Inc. that it would be terminating a strategic... Read more

World Bank's Zoellick to visit University of Delaware

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Robert B. Zoellick, president of the World Bank, will be on the University of Delaware campus Wednesday for a “conversation” as... Read more

Phila. fares poorly in Kauffman entrepreneurial ranking

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A key measure of business formation shows 2010 had the highest rate of activity in 15 years. That’s the good news. But here are two... Read more