Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Business

Market data provided by Barchart; data is delayed per exchange requirements. Terms of Use/Privacy Policy.
  • More Top Stories
  • Latest News
TD Bank has named Stephanie M. Iacovelli senior vice president, head of TD University in Mount Laurel. She had served at Bank of America as learning manager, international regions learning manager, and analysis and design manager.
Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox partner Brenda H. Gotanda was elected to the board of the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, a nonprofit environmental group. Gotanda leads the law firm's sustainability practice group.
A Los Angeles developer wants to buy Atlantic City's closed Revel Casino Hotel out from under Florida developer Glenn Straub.
PNC Bank will substantially cut its financing of coal companies that practice mountaintop-removal mining, according to a new policy included in a bank report released Monday.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Sci-fi solutions or making friends one at a time? Google and Facebook want more people online, searching around and clicking on ads. And they are finding new ways to make it happen - from selling smartphone data plans, to using solar-powered drone aircraft as floating cell towers to partnering with telecom providers in the developing world to get people hooked on apps.
Gov. Wolf's broad proposal to reshape Pennsylvania's corporate-tax structure comes as a 2013 law takes effect that was adopted specifically to close a tax loophole Wolf has opposed.
Negotiations are set for Tuesday between the United Steelworkers Local 10-234 and the management of Monroe Energy L.L.C., which operates an oil refinery in Trainer.
The Street: On Monday, Xiaomi announced the Yi Action Camera, aimed expressly at putting a big dent into sales of GoPro's $130 Hero model, while Xiaomi's device sells for the equivalent of $64. That's just one of the key develoopments at this year's show.
Economics in a nutshell: “A decline in energy costs is allowing households to spend more and that should keep growth going solidly.”
The Street: Investing a tax refund toward in a retirement portfolio or paying down debt doesn't provide the instant gratification of splurging, but it's a long-term strategy: It makes sense to save or invest a tax refund instead of spending it on items that only depreciate in value.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Disneyland memorabilia collector has taken a cue from the movie "Frozen" and decided to "Let It Go."
WASHINGTON (AP) - Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with rates on six-month bills rising, while rates on three-month bills dipped to their lowest level since mid-October.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's system for guiding planes and other aircraft is at "increased and unnecessary risk" of being hacked, according to a report by government watchdog released Monday.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Sci-fi solutions or making friends one at a time? Google and Facebook want more people online, searching around and clicking on ads. And they are finding new ways to make it happen - from selling smartphone data plans, to using solar-powered drone aircraft as floating cell towers to partnering with telecom providers in the developing world to get people hooked on apps.
TOKYO (AP) - Asian stock markets were lackluster Tuesday despite a record day on Wall Street after Australia left interest rates unchanged and investors looked ahead to the release of China's growth target.
TOANO, Va. (AP) - Lumber Liquidators is refuting a "60 Minutes" report that raised health concerns about some of its laminate flooring products and pushed its stock price to its lowest level in more than two years.
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Lost that charger again for your cellphone or tablet? Hate sorting heaps of wires to charge various devices?
WASHINGTON - In the grand halls of Union Station, you can get everything but a train. From Appalachian Spring to Victoria's Secret, 55 retail shops offer shoes, handbags, ties, chocolate, wine, perfume, cigars, watches, and clothes.

Nominations are open for Philly.com's annual Top Workplaces survey. To nominate a company or organization, click here or call (484) 323-6270 by Oct. 24. To see last year's winners, click here.

Print Offers Online