Biotel: CardioNet has called off $14 million deal

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CardioNet Inc. has called off its acquisition of Biotel Inc. one day before shareholders were poised to vote on the $14 million deal. Minneapolis-based... Read more

Proxy tells how Pfizer landed Wyeth

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In 2008, Pfizer Inc. was hunting for a big acquisition and targeted Wyeth. But after meeting with Pfizer’s CEO one year ago today, Wyeth’s... Read more

Encorium Group, Genaera look to sell off, wind down operations

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Two small health-care companies apparently don’t expect the “green shoots” of an economic recovery to improve their individual... Read more

Sticking with 401(k) plans even after painful 2008

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Back in October, as the markets went haywire, I wrote about what I was doing with my investments. I did so because people kept asking me.... Read more

Harsh reality check for savings bond investors

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Savings bond investors, and you know who you are, I hope you didn’t get too used to earning more than 5 percent on your money. If you... Read more

DreamIt Ventures gets ready to restart business boot camp

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Businesses generally aren’t clamoring to set up shop in Philadelphia. But more than 300 start-ups from all over the country were ready... Read more

Healthcare Services Group hikes dividend

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Procter & Gamble Co. will get well-deserved attention for increasing its dividend by 10 percent. The consumer products company has done... Read more

Unisys, Burlington Coat on Moody's 'Bottom Rung' list

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Moody’s Investors Service has a new list that no company wants to be on. Called the Bottom Rung, it includes U.S. companies at high... Read more