PhillyInc Archive: November, 2008

Time for Orleans Homebuilders to face the shareholders

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With housing nationally still on the slide, any gathering of shareholders of companies involved in the sector is likely to be a glum affair... Read more

Cost-cutting comes to Hemispherx Biopharma

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Like other money-losing drug development companies, Hemispherx Biopharma Inc. is now in cash-conservation mode. The Philadelphia pharmaceutical... Read more

Paulson's message is lost on the market

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It’s encouraging that the stock market rallied recently on the days when President-elect Barack Obama’s transition staff announced... Read more

Hill International's CEO, president sell shares to meet margin call

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Unfortunately for the top management of Hill International Inc., the national “do-not-call” list doesn’t prevent margin calls... Read more

Electronics hot, jewelry cool for QVC

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Think QVC and the image that comes to mind is likely a TV host selling some type of jewelry. Now when you’re selling consumer goods... Read more

Massive Citi bailout shows credit crisis continues to flare up

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I had hoped we’d seen the last of the mega-bailouts in the financial sector. But last week, when Citigroup Inc.’s stock price... Read more

From AppTec's growth to PIDC's land sales

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The City of Philadelphia is hoping to sell $350 million in tax and revenue anticipation notes. The thick prospectus released last week that... Read more

If 401(k)s are now 201(k)s, should the S&P 500 become the S&P 256?

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Remember 11 days ago Unisys Corp. got bounced from the S&P 500 Index because its low market capitalization no longer made it one of the... Read more