PhillyInc Archive: May, 2011

PhillyInc looks ahead to Friday's jobs report

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It's the last day of May and the last chance to "sell in May, and go away" as that old Wall Street chestnut advises. Of course, your broker... Read more

PhillyInc on AstraZeneca's 'no-fly' zone; Group of 8

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If memory serves me, this day before the Memorial Day weekend will find reporters talking to many sources over the phone with seagulls laughing... Read more

PhillyInc fires up with Heinz earnings

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This seems to be a week of extremes. Destructive tornados, prolonged 80- to 90-degree heat, 19-inning baseball games, and slooooooow news on... Read more

A penny saved may be what some majors earn

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As graduation season for area colleges winds down, Georgetown University has issued a report on what those different majors are worth in terms... Read more

LaHood wants to build a bridge to job creation

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The promise of high-speed rail was a big topic of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s annual “State of the Region”... Read more

Student-started USM fetches $255M from Emcor

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When I’d read that Norristown-based USM Services Holdings Inc. had been acquired for $255 million last week, one thought kept resonating... Read more

Amec's Plymouth Meeting office wins SBA award

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It seems odd for the U.S. Small Business Administration to hand out awards to big businesses just because they play well with small business... Read more

Phila. jobs commission? Been there, done that

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Ask me how thrilled I am that we’ll soon have a jobs commission in Philadelphia to come up with ways to put people to work. Not that... Read more