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Meteorologist John Bolaris is providing Philly.com readers with a forecast for holiday shopping.
Target is offering a store discount and free credit monitoring after what's being called the second-largest credit card breach in U.S. history.
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Friday afternoon, Maryland's Video Lottery Facility Location Commission voted to assign the coveted Prince George's County casino...
PhillyDeals: Jones Group, the women's clothing wholesaler and retailer started by Philadelphia investor Sidney Kimmel in the late 1960s and run from offices in New York and warehouses in Bristol, Bucks County, has agreed to be bought by Sycamore Partners, a New York buyout firm, for a disappointing $15 a share, payable in cash when the deal is approved by shareholders.
Several dozen protesters carrying placards reading "Local People, Local Jobs" marched Friday at Eighth and Market Streets, complaining that Aker Philadelphia Shipyard and its scaffolding contractor had turned their backs on local workers.
The Street: Bailed out auto lender Ally Bank has agreed to settle with the Department of Justice and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for discriminating against 235,000 minority borrowers between 2011 and 2013.
The Street: After reporting a net loss for the third quarter, J.G. Wentworth's parent company, JGWPT Holdings, might not be the lottery ticket that stock investors had hoped. The Radnor, Pa. firm is one of the world's largest buyers of structured-settlement payments and annuities.
Dave Ramsey: What do you think about using an online bank for my emergency fund?
Reports of strong economic growth send Dow up, adding to boost of Fed move.
NEW YORK - An unexpectedly strong report on U.S. economic growth pushed stocks higher Friday, capping off Wall Street's best week in three months.
The Street: A new study from researchers at Kent State found frequent cell phone use by college students correlated with a lower grade point average, higher anxiety and lower satisfaction with life as compared with their less-connected peers.
The Street: It sounds like a broken record: student loan debt is destroying the prospects for 20- and 30-somethings to enter the middle class. But it's still number one with a bullet on the nation's hit parade of insoluble problems.
HAVANA (AP) - President Raul Castro issued a stern warning to entrepreneurs pushing the boundaries of Cuba's economic reform, telling parliament on Saturday that "those pressuring us to move faster are moving us toward failure."
ATLANTA (AP) - More Americans are deciding to shop online this holiday season instead of heading to crowded stores.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Making Sen. Max Baucus the next ambassador to China reflects the importance the U.S. places on advancing its economic relationship with Beijing despite recent strains on security issues.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Appliance maker Electrolux announced plans Friday to create more than 800 additional jobs over the next four years in Charlotte as it expands next to its North American headquarters.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Authorities on Friday were trying to determine whether a Northern California man's anger over complications he suffered from a 2010 surgery prompted him to go on a shooting rampage at a Nevada urologist's office, killing one doctor and critically wounding another before committing suicide.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - An overseas subsidiary of agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland Company has agreed to pay $17.8 million in fines after pleading guilty to bribing Ukrainian officials, the U.S. Justice Department said Friday.
DOVER, Del. (AP) - Bankrupt electric-vehicle maker Fisker Automotive says former employees who were abruptly laid off in April have no valid claims against the company.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Facebook has priced a secondary offering of its stock at $55.05 a share in a deal that will generate a $2.3 billion windfall for CEO Mark Zuckerberg.