PhillyInc Archive: September, 2008

Thinking about getting out of the market?

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Down, up, down, up. Welcome to the stomach-churning thrill rides that are the U.S. financial markets right now. Despite yesterday’s... Read more

Wharton profs: Investors should 'sit tight'

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Fresh from the Wharton School's faculty is some advice for individual investors. In my columns this week, I've tried to both let you know... Read more

Coping in a time of extreme investment stress

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Should I buy gold? Are my Ginnie Maes safe? How do I know if my bank is solid? Judging by the phone calls and e-mail messages I’ve... Read more

New Jersey's biotech industry still growing

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There are some things worth noting in the non-financial trauma business world. One is a report on New Jersey's biotechnology industry that... Read more

Households should prepare to hunker down

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As bad as the events in the financial markets have been over the last few weeks, the risk that the credit markets will spiral downward has... Read more

What should investors do following Lehman, Merrill meltdowns

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I was prepared for some defining moment for Lehman Bros. over the weekend. And there were enough whispers involving Merrill Lynch so I wasn’t... Read more

Consumer reaction to Lehman, Merrill

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I'm not sure how many people in the Philadelphia area heard the news about Lehman Bros., Merrill Lynch and AIG this morning and decided to... Read more

Private-equity dealmakers to descend on Philadelphia

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What does $125 billion look like? Save for a serious payroll error, none of us will ever see that many zeroes. But this week at the Convention... Read more