Bernanke signals Fed to maintain stimulus efforts philly.com
MARTIN CRUTSINGER , The Associated PressPosted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 12:29 PM
WASHINGTON - Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress Wednesday that the U.S. job market remains weak and that it is too soon for the Federal Reserve to end its extraordinary stimulus programs.
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Clearwire board approves higher Sprint offer philly.com
The Associated PressPosted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 10:31 AM
BELLEVUE, Wash. - Clearwire wants to accept a richer buyout offer made by Sprint this week and is recommending that shareholders vote in favor of it.
Sprint upped its bid by 14 percent to $2.5 billion Tuesday for the...
Complaint accuses Exxon Mobil of anti-gay bias philly.com
DAVID CRARY , The Associated PressPosted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 12:04 PM
NEW YORK - A gay-rights group has filed a legal complaint against the Exxon Mobil Corp., accusing it of anti-gay discrimination in handling job applications.
The complaint was filed Wednesday with the Illinois...
Dow hits 16,000 for first time, S&P 500 hits 1,800 philly.com
The Associated PressPosted: Monday, November 18, 2013, 9:43 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - Stock market indexes are hitting new milestones on Wall Street.
The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 16,000 points for the first time early Monday and the Standard & Poors 500 index crossed 1,800...
Glaxo, US partnering to develop new antibiotics philly.com
HZL-LAJ , The Associated PressPosted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 2:41 PM
LONDON - GlaxoSmithKline PLC says its starting an unusual collaboration with the U.S. government to develop several antibiotics for both bioterrorism threats and bacterial infections resistant to current medicines.
JPMorgan to cut 8,000 jobs this year philly.com
JOSHUA FREED, The Associated PressPosted: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 9:21 AM
JPMorgan plans 8,000 layoffs this year as its mortgage and retail banking businesses shrink.
About half of those job cuts had already been announced, but it is cutting more jobs than planned as it tries...
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More doctors, hospitals using electronic records philly.com
The Associated PressPosted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 11:02 AM
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration says more doctors and hospitals are embracing technology as adoption of computerized medical records reaches a tipping point in America.
A report Wednesday from Health and Human Services...
NJ eyes multistate slot machine jackpot play philly.com
WAYNE PARRY , The Associated PressPosted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 12:56 PM
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - New Jersey casino regulators are seeking deals with other states to offer multi-state slot machine jackpots.
David Rebuck, director of the state Division of Gaming Enforcement, says...
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NJ to change handicapped parking program philly.com
The Associated PressPosted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 8:10 AM
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. - New Jersey is seeking to curb fraud associated with the handicapped parking program.
Motor Vehicle Commission chief administrator Raymond Martinez will announce changes during an event in Bridgewater...
NJ: Bars swapped cheap booze for premium liquor philly.com
The Associated PressPosted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 2:03 PM
TRENTON, N.J. - New Jersey officials have seized inventory and demanded records from 29 bars and restaurants that allegedly sold low-quality liquor to patrons who thought they were buying premium brands.