Top News & Analysis Philadelphia


  • Cramer on Philly's energy boom Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 2:06 PM ET
    Cramer on Philly's energy boom

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer, and CNBC's Brian Sullivan reflect on the energy boom in Philadelphia, and discuss the shipbuilding industry.

  • Aker CEO: Have a secured backlog through 2016 Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 2:00 PM ET
    Aker CEO: Have a secured backlog through 2016

    Aker Philadelphia Shipyard president and CEO Kristian Rokke discusses the increase in ship demand, and concerns he has for the shipping industry.

  • City of brotherly fracking? Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 11:32 AM ET
    City of brotherly fracking?

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports a major boom in fracking is prompting a shipping play in Philadelphia.

  • Made-in-USA shipbuilding finds an unlikely ally Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 9:31 AM ET
    The tanker Liberty Bay under construction at the Aker yard in Philadelphia.

    It may not be surprising that the City of Brotherly Love is home to a thriving shipbuilding economy, but the reason might be: domestic oil production.

  • October Philly Fed 19.8 Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 10:00 AM ET
    October Philly Fed 19.8

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman break down the latest October data from the Philly Fed which is 19.8 vs. 22.3 in September.

  • Power House: Philly's real estate Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 1:45 PM ET
    Power House: Philly's real estate

    In this week's "Power House" segment, Jeff Block of Prudential Fox & Roach, discusses the state of Philadelphia's real estate market. This week's power house is listed for about $2.3 million.

  • August Philly Fed Index 9.3 Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 10:00 AM ET
    August Philly Fed Index 9.3

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman break down the August Philadelphia Fed index.

  • Former Police Chief Launches 'Facebook' for Cops Saturday, 29 Jun 2013 | 5:18 PM ET

    A high-profile police commissioner who has run three of America's largest police forces is preparing to launch the first comprehensive social media network for police officers.

  • Worst Airports for Connections Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 3:11 PM ET
    American Airlines passengers wait in line at O'Hare Airport, Chicago.

    Gah! Connecting flights can be maddening for travelers. Here are the 10 worst airports for connections.

  • Detroit said it would stop making some debt payments and asked creditors to accept pennies on the dollar to help it avoid the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in US history.

  • 12 Injured, 2 Trapped in Philly Building Collapse Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 1:39 PM ET

    A four-story building near being demolished collapsed, injuring 12 people and trapping two others, Philadelphia's fire commissioner says.

  • US Companies' Earnings Beating Forecasts...So Far Sunday, 28 Apr 2013 | 7:06 PM ET

    US companies have easily beaten expectations for first-quarter earnings so far, but analysts don't expect the rest of the season to be as robust.

  • Philadelphia Real Estate Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 1:40 PM ET
    Philadelphia Real Estate

    Mike McCann, Prudential Fox & Roach Realtors, weighs in on the Philadelphia housing market.

  • Easing Having Limited Impact: Fed's Plosser Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 9:00 PM ET
    Bond Buying 'Benefits Don't Outweigh Costs': Plosser

    Charles Plosser, President of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve, says the costs of easing outweigh the benefits for the U.S. economy.

  • Top Court Tosses Out Class Action Suit Against Comcast Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 10:33 AM ET

    The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in favor of Comcast in a 5-4 decision that prevents cable TV subscribers in Philadelphia who had accused the company of owning a monopoly from filing suit as a group.

  • Self-portrait of Rembrandt stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990.

    Twenty-three years after the Gardner Museum heist, the FBI is renewing an attempt to recover 13 pieces of art. It says it believes it knows the identities of the thieves and is offering a $5 million reward in an attempt to recover the 13 pieces of art.

  • S&P Gives Detroit Takeover the Thumbs Up Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 5:15 PM ET
    Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Detroit Mayor Dave Bing

    Standard & Poor's on Friday showed its support for Michigan's takeover of Detroit by upgrading the city's credit rating to "stable" from "negative."

  • Bankruptcy Lawyer Tapped to Run Detroit Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 4:05 PM ET
    Kevyn Orr

    Bankruptcy lawyer Kevyn Orr was named Detroit's emergency financial manager.

  • Waiting for Recovery: US Public Schools Shed Jobs Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 1:40 PM ET
    Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools, Los Angeles

    While the private sector roars back, public sector hiring in areas such as education continues to feel the after-effects of the 2008 recession.

  • Cramer's Top Philly Stock Picks Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 2:52 PM ET
    Cramer's Top Philly Stock Picks

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer was born and raised in the suburbs of Philadelphia, and offers insight on Philly's top stocks.