Royal Bancshares adds two to its board

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Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania Inc., which has lost money for seven straight quarters, is getting some board help. The Narberth-based bank... Read more

No panic, but uncertainty drives investors to the exits

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How appropriate to celebrate the two-week anniversary of the “flash crash” with another steep sell-off. On Thursday, there was... Read more

Take me out to the backyard

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Anyone who’s listened to a Philadelphia Phillies radio broadcast this season has heard the commercial for a grass seed that’s the... Read more

The ups and downs of acquisitions

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I always find it curious when a public company announces a big acquisition and its stock price rises, while the target company's stock price... Read more

NuPathe follows Tengion's IPO trail

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More than five weeks after Tengion Inc. netted $26 million from its initial public offering, another local life-sciences company hopes to travel... Read more

NuPathe to test IPO market

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NuPathe Inc., of Conshohocken, hopes to raise $86.3 million in an initial public offering, according to a regulatory filing on Friday. The... Read more

Forecasters see continuing improvement in U.S. economy

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I’m feeling whipsawed lately with many economic statistics showing improvement, but the stock market - a leading indicator - flashing... Read more

Bernanke calls visit to Navy Yard 'inspiring'

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You’re more likely to see Ben S. Bernanke testifying before a congressional panel than shaking hands with pipe fitters and welders at... Read more