PhillyInc Archive: August, 2011

Bernanke speech will command attention Friday

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It's taken a few weeks, but the normal August lull seems to have appeared. Save for a much-anticipated speech by Federal Reserve chairman... Read more

Google plus Motorola equals Comcast plus Microsoft?

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Can't tell if it's a "Thank God it's Friday" or "Oh my God, it's Friday." Will the Google-Motorola marriage change TV as we know it? Not according... Read more

Bad economic news rains down on markets again

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I'm not sure even ducks like the way the day is starting here in Philadelphia with the torrential downpours. It's apparently raining in the... Read more

DNB, Valley Green tap federal small-business loan program

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Two more Philadelphia-area banks have gotten funding through the U.S. Treasury Department's Small Business Lending Fund. DNB Financial Corp... Read more

Cost of ingredients lowers Flowers Foods' Q2 profits

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Tasty Baking's parent company got socked by high ingredient costs and reported Q2 net income down by 17 percent. Flowers Foods, of Thomasville... Read more

Havis sells lighting product line to R-O-M

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Havis Inc., a Warminster manufacturer of computer-docking stations used in police vehicles, has sold its lighting product line to another privately... Read more

Wal-Mart, Urban Outfitters shop their Q2 results

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There have been only three trading days in August when the Dow Jones industrial average hasn't climbed or tripped by a triple-digit amount... Read more

PhillyInc dials up Google's $12.5B deal

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Nothing like a $12.5 billion acquisition to start off Monday. Google intends to part with a giant portion of its cash horde to buy Motorola... Read more