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Standing amid scaffolding and building materials at the AQ Rittenhouse apartment and retail project in Center City Wednesday, Stephen Pouppirt, president of Clemens Construction Co. Inc., almost couldn't keep count of all the major projects his company is handling this summer.
Comcast Corp. has resurrected the hyperlocal news site EveryBlock in Philadelphia. The social-media site (www.everyblock.com) aggregates more than 600 data feeds.
New Jersey's largest utility says the $8.1 billion it is spending over 10 years on transmission projects is powering more than the electrical grid - it's putting a lot of juice into the state's economy.
These amazing images of gold, copper, and diamond mines show some of the most spectacular in the world. (0:55)
The Microsoft founder is backing a bill in Washington state that would require a criminal background check for all gun transfers, including online and private purchases - even gun shows. (1:00)
The Street: Researchers at Proofpoint, a data security firm, discovered the large-scale attack, which apparently originated in Moscow.
Financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, will have to give investors details on borrowers' credit record and income under action taken Wednesday by federal regulators.
The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, undermined by a poor performance during the first three months of the year.
U.S. medical device maker Medtronic is building stronger ties to Europe, a couple months after announcing a $42.9 billion acquisition that involves moving its main executive offices across the Atlantic, where it can get a better tax deal.
Two Chicago men are suing a taxi company after they say a driver tried to kick them out of a cab because they shared a short kiss.
The Street: From any meaningful standpoint, the story at Best Buy has not changed one bit since CEO Hubert Joly took over in 2012. I know I sound like I'm repeating myself, having written this same criticism throughout 2013 and 2014. But the reason is the company remains as screwed up as it was.
Financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, will have to give investors details on borrowers' credit record and income under action taken Wednesday by federal regulators.
SPRING HILL, Tenn. (AP) - General Motors is moving production of the next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to a factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee.
Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul. But consumer advocates warn that companies are still using wiggle room to discourage the sickest - and costliest - patients from enrolling.
NEW YORK (AP) - Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap.
Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was placed under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France's finance minister.
U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher, a day after the Standard & Poor's 500 index had its first close above 2,000 points.
Spiders have forced Suzuki to recall more than 19,000 midsize cars. The automaker says spider webs can clog a fuel vapor vent hose in some 2010 to 2013 Kizashi cars, cutting off air flow. If that happens, it can cause the gas tank to deform, causing cracks, fuel leaks and possible fires.
U.S. medical device maker Medtronic is building stronger ties to Europe, a couple months after announcing a $42.9 billion acquisition that involves moving its main executive offices across the Atlantic, where it can get a better tax deal.
The drug wholesaler AmerisourceBergen Corp., which is - and will remain - headquartered in Chesterbrook, said Tuesday that it would add at least 185 employees during the next three years in Conshohocken.