Lawyers for Gov. Wolf, who campaigned for competitive bidding and lower fees in state legal contracts, told one of the state's biggest employers to hire three Philadelphia law firms - not just the one it wanted - as a condition for routine state and federal tax breaks last month.
One of the bank bosses accused of lying to investors and regulators says it was a long-standing practice at the former Wilmington Trust Corp. to claim that millions of dollars in "turd loans" to developers were being paid - even when they were not.
PTC, a Needham, Mass., software conglomerate that has focused on the Internet of Things - sensors and software that help machines share data so people don't have to - said Tuesday it had agreed to buy Wayne-based ColdLight Solutions L.L.C. and its Neuron data-analytics software platform for $105 million.
Shares of DuPont Co. rose 4.6 percent on Monday - topping the Dow Jones industrial average and landing at No. 2 on the S&P 500 - as traders applauded the decision by Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a Maryland-based advisory firm, to back billionaire activist Nelson Peltz's antimanagement campaign to join the Wilmington industrial giant's board.