Yes, there are still large Philly public companies with no women on their boards, new report shows

Only 12 public companies out of Philly's 100 largest have no women on the board of directors, marginally better than last year.

Yes, there are still large Philly public companies with no women on their boards, new report shows

Only 12 public companies out of Philly's 100 largest have no women on the board of directors, marginally better than last year.

Pharma giant Merck to slash 500 jobs based in Philly suburbs; J&J to lay off 300

Merck notified the Pa. Department of Labor on Wednesday that it was slashing jobs.

Pharma giant Merck to slash 500 jobs based in Philly suburbs; J&J to lay off 300

Merck notified the Pa. Department of Labor on Wednesday that it was slashing jobs.

Court allows bankrupt Philly refiner to award secret bonuses

The bonus awards will be kept under seal, and a small circle of parties are bound by court order to keep the information confidential.

Court allows bankrupt Philly refiner to award secret bonuses

The bonus awards will be kept under seal, and a small circle of parties are bound by court order to keep the information confidential.
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Here’s how much Americans need to make to enter the top 1% and top 0.1%

One definition of rich is getting into the top 1%. If that’s your goal, it’s becoming harder to reach.

New Jersey tax credits turned a Camden office complex into a lucrative investment. Now the feds and state AG are investigating.

The scope or subjects of the investigations into the L3 transaction aren’t yet clear; a state task force has said businesses or their principals could face charges of fraud or other crimes if they misled the state to get tax credits.

For South Philly residents, new report on refinery explosion prompts more health worries

The report was the first time authorities confirmed hydrofluoric acid had been discharged, bringing fresh worries for residents who said they have been struggling with increased coughing or asthma.

GM strike: Tentative deal with union paves way for crucial strike vote

General Motors and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, clearing the way for a union vote Thursday on whether to continue a more than month-long strike.

Boston firm acquires Achillion for $930 million, plus extra if drugs advance

Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. has been purchased by Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Boston for $930 million.

Netflix’s U.S. subscriber growth slowing as competition looms

Netflix subscriber growth fall below management projections for 2nd consecutive quarter with tougher competition still looming.

Seven ‘Scabby the Rats’ line Public Ledger Building as unions protest

Scabby the Rat, which is commonly used as a mascot for union rights protests, has become a fixture in Philadelphia, where it is typical to see one inflatable rat on the street. But have you ever seen seven?

Johnny Doc ally who led Philly zoning board admits $49K theft from Local 98′s charity arm

The deal that James E. Moylan struck with the government does not require him to testify against John Dougherty, City Councilman Bobby Henon, or the five other members of Local 98 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers who await trial on embezzlement and corruption charges.

Philly pension board drops Ken Fisher as money manager after derogatory comments about women

Fisher had managed about $54 million of the city's pension funds. As of Oct. 10, Philly is no longer a client.

GM, United Auto Workers reach tentative deal that could end strike

The deal, hammered out Wednesday after months of bargaining, won't bring an immediate end to the strike by 49,000 hourly workers.

S. Philly refinery blast released 5,000 pounds of a deadly chemical, federal investigators say

Philadelphia dodged several potential catastrophes during the June 21 refinery blast, which launched pieces of shrapnel as large as a truck hurtling across the 1,300-acre refinery complex.

Exelon Utilities CEO Anne Pramaggiore abruptly retires amid federal probe into Illinois lobbying

State campaign finance records show CEO Anne Pramaggiore gave money to some of the state’s top Democrats. Her retirement came less than a week after Exelon and ComEd acknowledged they had received a second subpoena in the probe.

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Schwarzman, Kopelman: at B:PHL, two made-in-Philly capitalists tell how they grew

Steve Schwarzman, billionaire head of Blackstone Group and patron of his alma mater Abington High School, and Josh Koppelman, founder of First Round Capital (and chairman of the Inquirer's controlling board), were among dozens of talkers at the B.PHL Festival.

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