PhillyInc Archive: June, 2009

Bullard of St. Louis Fed on 'exit strategies' from financial rescue programs

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Forget for a moment the lagging economic indicators, such as employment, and realize that conditions are better than they were eight months... Read more

Philadelphia's interest in Towers Perrin's merger with Watson Wyatt

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Put two big pharmaceutical companies together and people notice, but two large benefits consulting firms …? Well, I only noticed this... Read more

Warming to the Drexel U. business incubator

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Amid the too-evident wreckage of capitalism's "creative destruction," signs of business creation continue to show up. Three new... Read more

Making deals through the recession

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Brian Ruby doesn't want you to take this the wrong way, but the recession has been good to him - or at least to his high-tech startup company... Read more

Top 100 looks at the corporate landscape

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Our annual look at the region's Top 100 businesses is out today and in many ways reflects the struggles firms have faced as the overall economy... Read more

Former Independence Blue Cross exec forms new private-equity firm

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It’s not surprising that executives who once ran a health-care company called Leprechaun L.L.C. would pick an unusual name for their... Read more

OTS restricts Roebling Bank on types of loans it can make

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After the Obama administration last week announced its plan to overhaul financial regulation, the Office of Thrift Supervision is living on... Read more

What college grads and their parents need to know about the job search

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College commencements are largely over, the graduation cards have been opened, and now the hard part: Finding a job during a time of rising... Read more