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A generous secret santa has brightened the holidays for the Salvation Army in Joplin, Missouri, yet again. (1:37)
Nanomaterials Co. also known as Nanomaterials Co. L.L.C., 15 N. Bacton Rd., Malvern; Chapter 11; no schedules available.
Barrett Robinson, senior vice president of operations at the Pennsylvania Horticulture Society, has been named to the board of Rebuilding Together Philadelphia.
Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller, Philadelphia, hired Dina L. Hardy as an associate in the litigation department. She was a law clerk for Judge Thomas L. Ambro of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and Mary A. McLaughlin of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Securities trades recently reported to the Securities and Exchange Commission by officers, directors and principal shareholders of corporations based or having sizable employment in the Philadelphia area. Titles are as reported to the SEC.
Fifteen western Pennsylvania residents have sued FirstEnergy Corp. in federal court, claiming a 1,700-acre impoundment has leached chemicals and contaminated groundwater.
Chobani says it will air its first Super Bowl ad this February, a move intended to make the Greek yogurt company more of a household name.
The Street: Ripple, Litecoin, PeerCoin, anoncoin and dozens of other "altcoins" are competing to outbid Bitcoin for consumer adoption. And then there are BerkShares, the decidedly low-tech currency that has blazed the trail for them all.
The Street: One-third of bank customers are still smoldering over a problem that they couldn't get completely resolved. With that fact as a backdrop, nearly two-thirds (65%) of bank customers surveyed by the Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group say their primary financial institution is not as good as - or much weaker than - great customer service companies like Zappos, Amazon or Disney.
The vast majority of business economists believe the Federal Reserve will begin to pull back on its massive economic stimulus program in the first three months of 2014, according to a November survey done by the National Association of Business Economists.
The Street: Pfizer has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a buy with a ratings score of A. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins.
BRUSSELS (AP) - European Union finance ministers are taking another crack at an issue that's bedeviled them: how to handle failing banks at a regional level.
NEW YORK (AP) - GPS will tell you how to get to the nearest Apple store. With iBeacon, Apple hopes to guide you around once you're inside, whether it's to pick up an order, upgrade to a new iPhone or shop for a pair of headphones.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - American Airlines emerged from bankruptcy protection and US Airways culminated its long pursuit of a merger partner as the two completed their deal Monday to create the world's biggest airline.
NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market edged higher Monday morning after a big acquisition in the food industry.
DETROIT (AP) - U.S. safety regulators are looking into whether a Hyundai Elantra recall should be expanded.
LONDON (AP) - American and British intelligence has been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported, saying that the world's most powerful espionage agencies packed virtual universes full of undercover agents and surreptitiously monitored traffic across online fantasy games such as "World of Warcraft."
HOUSTON (AP) - Sysco is buying the food distributor US Foods for about $3.5 billion in cash and stock.
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) - McDonald's said Monday that a key sales figure rose 0.5 percent in November, even as the world's biggest hamburger chain faced tough competition and basically flat traffic in the U.S.
Diane Mastrull: Website sign-ups are put off until next fall for some, prolonging uncertainty for small business owners.