PhillyInc Archive: December, 2011

At work on the Friday before Christmas ... and how

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Believe it or not, Friday is a work day for many. It may not feel like it with less congested commutes and shorter lines at the office water... Read more

Decline in jobless claims and Q3 GDP

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Some good news for the U.S. job market. Weekly jobless claims moved down again to 364,000 from last week's revised 368,000, according to the... Read more

Teva's new acquisition? Its own shares

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Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, which has its North American headquarters in North Wales, has grown greatly by acquisition over the years. It... Read more

More setbacks in the lab for AstraZeneca

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AstraZeneca P.L.C., which has major operations in northern Delaware, announced setbacks on a treatment for ovarian cancer and another drug... Read more

Kensey Nash shares down 20 pct. on royalty dispute

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Shares of Kensey Nash Corp. were down as much as 21 percent Friday morning after the medical device maker said it would enter mediation over... Read more

Phila., seven nearby counties see compensation rise

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This probably won't be billboard material for Occupy Wall Street, but compensation rose in 2,480 counties in the United States between 2010... Read more

Initial jobless claims fall for 2d straight week

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Statistics involving the U.S. economy have generally painted a brighter picture lately, and Thursday's report on weekly jobless claims uses... Read more

Fashion Bug prez could get $375K from sale of chain

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As Charming Shoppes shops its Fashion Bug chain, it made a move to retain the executive who runs that division. The Bensalem retailer has... Read more