PhillyInc Archive: October, 2008

ViroPharma and 49 other fast-growing Phila.-area companies

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The 2008 Deloitte Greater Philadelphia Fast 50 ranks technology companies by revenue growth from 2003 to 2007. To be considered, a company... Read more

ViroPharma, Globus Medical top local Fast 50 list of tech companies

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Philadelphia may have too diverse a business community to be considered a company town. But the presence of some of the world’s biggest... Read more

Cope Linder designed the Waldorf-Astoria planned for Phila.

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As Inquirer staff writer Suzette Parmley reported in this morning's Business section, more luxury condominium units and hotel rooms are planned... Read more

Cephalon looks to spend some cash on deals with smaller firms

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As funding options dwindle for small pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, Big Pharma is on the hunt for deals at bargain prices. So... Read more

Contraction seen for Pa.'s economy

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For those who like their leading economic indicators local, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia tracks them for Pennsylvania, New Jersey... Read more

Rohm & Haas shareholders OK Dow Chemical offer

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Rohm & Haas Co. shareholders today voted overwhelmingly in favor of Dow Chemical Co.'s $78-per-share offer to buy the Philadelphia specialty... Read more

Keeping market rise in perspective

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The markets showed yesterday that they can still blast off as well as blow up. No one can say exactly why the market rises or falls in a given... Read more

Taking the credit crisis, federal bailout plans to middle school

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Last week, I spoke to a group of 30 middle school students about what’s been going on with the U.S. economy, the credit crisis and the... Read more