GO
Loading...

Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Top News & Analysis Pennsylvania

More

  • PHILADELPHIA— A winner of TV's "Top Chef" is being sued over a failed restaurant in Philadelphia. A Lancaster contractor says chef Kevin Sbraga still owes $106,000 for kitchen equipment installed at the now-shuttered Juniper Commons. Clark Food Service Equipment's lawsuit, filed Friday in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court, calls the South Street restaurant an "...

  • PITTSBURGH— A Carnegie Mellon University student who hoped to sell enough malicious software to infect 450,000 Google Android smartphones pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal law meant to prevent hacking of phones and computers. But how many phones were actually infected by Morgan Culbertson's malicious creation remained a mystery after his court...

  • Toll Brothers misses Street 3Q forecasts Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 5:21 AM ET

    HORSHAM, Pa. _ Toll Brothers Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $66.7 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 50 cents per share. Toll Brothers shares have risen 11 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • But the workers who drive them are inevitably placed in harm's way, "literally waiting to be struck," said Robert Roy, president of Royal Truck& Equipment Inc. in Coopersburg. Two of the autonomous vehicles will make their debut at highway construction sites in Florida by the end of the year under a state Department of Transportation demonstration program.

  • *Platinum down 4.5 pct, palladium at 3- year low. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Aug 24- Gold turned lower on Monday, as the dollar pared losses, and U.S. shares and other commodity markets staged a comeback while the white precious metals fell on concerns about the Chinese economy. Platinum dropped as much as 4.5 percent, palladium hit a three-year low at $563.72 an ounce and silver...

  • *Wyndham hackings caused $10.6 mln in fraudulent charges. Aug 24- A U.S. appeals court said the Federal Trade Commission has authority to regulate corporate cyber security, and may pursue a lawsuit accusing hotel operator Wyndham Worldwide Corp of failing to properly safeguard consumers' information. The FTC wants to hold Wyndham accountable for three...

  • *Wyndham hackings caused $10.6 mln fraudulent charges. Aug 24- A U.S. appeals court said the Federal Trade Commission has authority to regulate corporate cybersecurity, and may pursue a lawsuit accusing hotel operator Wyndham Worldwide Corp of failing to properly safeguard consumers' information. Noting the FTC's broad authority under a 1914 law to protect...

  • NEW YORK— A New York auction of American coins from 1792 to the 1830 s could bring as much as $20 million. The coin was acquired in Philadelphia after its mintage by British author and House of Lords member William Strickland. "It's undoubtedly the most valuable $10 gold piece in existence and may also set a new record for any pre-Gold Rush United States gold coin,"...

  • Aug 24- A U.S. appeals court said on Monday the Federal Trade Commission has the authority to regulate cybersecurity, and may pursue a lawsuit accusing hotel operator Wyndham Worldwide Corp of failing to safeguard consumers' personal information. The 3-0 decision by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia upheld an April 2014 ruling that allowed...

  • *Chinese market falls 8 percent. Aug 24- Wall Street opened sharply lower on Monday with the Dow Jones industrial average losing more than a 1,000 points following a more-than 8 percent drop in Chinese shares and a selloff in oil and other commodities. The New York Stock Exchange invoked a rule saying market makers don't have to disseminate price indications...

  • *Chinese market falls 8 percent. Aug 24- Wall Street looked set for another rout on Monday following a more-than 8 percent drop in Chinese shares and a selloff in oil and other commodities, with the Dow set to open below 16,000 for the first time since February 2014. S&P 500 e-minis were down 64.5 points, or 3.27 percent, with 1,107,188 contracts traded at 8:43 a.m. ET.

  • Aug 24- Wall Street looked set for another rout on Monday as alarm bells rang across world markets following a more-than 8 percent drop in Chinese shares and a steep fall in prices of oil and other commodities. The lack of new measures from Beijing to support Chinese stocks following an 11 percent drop last week sparked a free-fall in global equities and a selloff...

  • A $74 million building next to Rowan University opened this month, the latest and largest addition to a yearslong project to connect the growing university with the modest downtown of Glassboro; and a development of retailers and student housing is opening next to The College of New Jersey in Ewing that could become a sort of downtown for a suburb that doesn't...

  • US Airways recently merged with American Airlines, which is based in Fort Worth, Texas. An American Airlines spokesman told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that Pittsburgh was skipped over because it's not a hub for the airline. Lauer said the ceremonial flight should have included Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh and LaGuardia Airport in...

  • HOUSTON— Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. this week increased by one to 885.. Among major oil- and gas-producing states, North Dakota and Oklahoma each gained three rigs and Alaska, California, Kansas and Wyoming each gained one. Texas lost six rigs, Pennsylvania declined by two and...

  • PHILADELPHIA— SEPTA is selling papal visit commuter train passes at select stations after an online lottery left about 20,000 unsold. Mayor Michael Nutter says commuter trains will operate on a weekend schedule Friday, Sept. 25. Suburban Station will be closed starting 10 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24.

  • FRANKFURT, Aug 21- Smartphone apps that help people learn languages for free or nearly free, a few sentences at a time, are piling pressure on established education firms and setting the pace for how to make lessons more engaging. Phone and tablet-based mobile products from newcomers like Germany's Babbel, Britain's Memrise and U.S.-based Duolingo have...

  • IOWA CITY, Iowa— The big health insurance companies picked to manage Iowa's $4.2 billion Medicaid program have promised to create hundreds of jobs in the state in the coming months, according to bidding documents released Thursday. UnitedHealthcare projected that it would increase its existing 400- employee staff in Iowa by about 250 people.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 20- U.S. home resales rose to a near 8-1/ 2- year high in July and factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region picked up this month, fresh signs of steady economic growth that likely keeps the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates this year. "We continue to expect both economic growth and labor market activity to continue shifting higher,...

  • HARRISBURG, Pa.— The country's largest full-time Legislature will soon have to decide where it will get the money to pay thousands of employees and other costs as its surplus, once more than $200 million, is rapidly dwindling amid Pennsylvania's budget crisis. Illinois is the only other state in the country without a budget or temporary spending plan in place.