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Dave Ramsey: How do you sell a vehicle with a lien amount that’s higher than the actual value of the car?
The Street: “In our empirical analysis, we find compelling evidence that Chapter 13 bankruptcy protection benefits debtors,” researchers reported. Perhaps most surprisingly, filers who were successfully granted Chapter 13 protection realized reduced mortality rates compared to those whose cases were dismissed
Public Service Electric and Gas Co. is giving its residential gas customers a big bill credit for the next three months, worth about $118 a household, thanks to opportune purchases of shale gas.
The Daily Delco: Three enterprising sisters who opened a beauty salon with a unique concept in Upper Darby earlier this month will host a breast cancer awareness event tomorrow that will feature half-a-dozen Eagles players as well as breast cancer survivors and their caretakers.
Third-quarter revenue at Comcast Corp. rose 4 percent, to $16.8 billion, and net income soared 50 percent, to $2.6 billion, as the company added 315,000 high-speed Internet customers and shed 81,000 TV customers, the cable giant reported Thursday.
The Street: Cramer picks LeSean McCoy at Running Back because "McCoy is going to be single-touch, and because you really, if you want to break up the Cardinals, you throw at the beginning and then you just give McCoy the ball in the second half."
The Street: What started with 4 McDonald's restaurants in Russia being temporarily closed has morphed into 9 shuttered by the Russian courts this month over food safety issues. Russian consumer-safety regulators are also in the midst of inspections at more than 200 McDonald's restaurants across the country.
U.S. airline stocks flew higher Thursday after several carriers reported healthy third-quarter profits, helped by declining jet-fuel costs. Management for the carriers said that the outlook for the current quarter and the holidays look good, and that concerns about Ebola have not discouraged travel.
Peco Energy Co. could achieve $2.9 million to $5.7 million in annual savings and a one-time savings of up to $3.1 million, according to a management audit released Thursday by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.
Long security lines are behind Philadelphia International Airport's ranking as the sixth-worst airport in North America, according to a new survey. The...
Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. said Thursday it expects its Mid-Valley crude-oil pipeline to return to service next week following an Oct. 13 rupture in Louisiana.
NEW YORK (AP) - Looking for the holiday season's hot toys, like anything related to Disney's "Frozen"? Or maybe you're not picky and just looking for deals?
NEW YORK (AP) - Celgene Corp. said Thursday that its net income climbed 37 percent in the third quarter, and the biotechnology company raised its forecast for the full year.
DALLAS (AP) - Profits are soaring at the biggest U.S. airlines as fuel prices drop - but don't expect fares to fall too.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Europe's biggest banks are facing a day of judgment as the European Central Bank prepares to unveil the results of a yearlong search through the dark corners of their finances.
NEW YORK (AP) - Coca-Cola is replacing its chief marketing officer as the world's biggest beverage maker fights to boost flat soda sales.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Union Pacific Corp. delivered a 19 percent increase in its third-quarter profit as the railroad hauled 7 percent more freight and increased rates.
NEW YORK (AP) - Brazilian companies Cutrale and Safra said they are again raising their bid for banana producer Chiquita, to $681 million - a day before Chiquita shareholders are expected to vote on a combination with Irish fruit importer Fyffes.
DALLAS (AP) - The Dallas hospital where a man diagnosed with Ebola died and two nurses were infected with the virus has seen patients flee the hospital, with a more than 50 percent decline in visits to its emergency room since the crisis began.
On its first day open to the shopping public, Century 21's new Philadelphia department store was hopping Thursday with a curious lunchtime crowd of men and women, young millennials with dyed hair, mothers pushing baby strollers and masculine sports fans in Eagles jackets and caps.

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