PhillyInc Archive: September, 2008

Market movements have many shaken, few stirred to action

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Monday’s 777-point drop in the Dow Jones industrial average seems to have shaken up people for whom the ongoing credit crisis was merely... Read more

Lessons from Europe as the U.S. convulses amid credit crisis

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What can financial-sector crises in Finland, Norway and Sweden in the early 1990s tell us about what’s going on in the U.S. today? Quite... Read more

Campbell Soup stirs as the S&P 500 melts down

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Try not to read too much into this, but only one stock in the Standard & Poor's 500 index rose on Monday. That would be Camden's own Campbell... Read more

NeatReceipts adopts new name in rebranding effort

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One of the fastest-growing Philadelphia-area companies is getting a new name. NeatReceipts Inc. ranked No. 66 on the latest Inc. 5000 list... Read more

Academia debates whether Paulson bailout is the right course of action

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More than 160 economists last week signed an open letter to the leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate expressing concern... Read more

Omega Flex, Nobel Learning are the biggest moving local stocks

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In what is usually the quiet before earnings season begins, all stocks were whipped around last week by the drama in Washington over the financial-sector... Read more

WaMu deja vu: Is it Meritor Savings all over again?

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Anyone else hear the echoes of 1992 in the federal seizure and quick sale of Washington Mutual Inc. to JPMorgan Chase & Co.? I'm thinking... Read more

Merck will disclose all sorts of payments to doctors, medical groups

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Merck & Co. Inc. becomes the latest pharmaceutical company to agree to disclose how much money it gives to health-related institutions... Read more