CPBJ - en-us Copyright 2017 Central Penn Business Journal Mon, 23 Jan 2017 23:00:21 EST Mon, 23 Jan 2017 23:00:21 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129948&source=RSS Stock market slumps as Trump uncertainty rattles investors U. S. stocks dipped Monday as investors wrestled with uncertainty over the policies of President Donald Trump and as a batch of corporate quarterly results came out mixed. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:20:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129948&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129950&source=RSS Former Harrisburg mayor pleads guilty to 20 criminal counts in stolen artifacts case Ahead of jury selection in his scheduled trial over stolen historic artifacts, former Harrisburg Mayor Stephen Reed today pleaded guilty to 20 criminal counts of receiving stolen property. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:06:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129950&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129951&source=RSS State to name two closing prisons Thursday, despite requests for more time The Department of Corrections still plans to announce two prison closures Thursday, despite requests from legislators and the union representing corrections workers to spend more time on the decision. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:01:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129951&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129952&source=RSS Federal judge blocks Aetna-Humana health insurance megamerger A federal judge has prohibited the merger of two health insurance giants, Aetna and Humana, upholding the Justice Department's decision that the 37 billion deal would hurt competition. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:41:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129952&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129954&source=RSS State officials push to keep Medicaid expansion With major changes to the nation's health care system coming at the federal level, state officials are pressing to save Medicaid expansion, warning that its end would exact personal and financial costs on Pennsylvania. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:42:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129954&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129955&source=RSS Business Amazon plans to train thousands of veterans for work in the tech industry Amazon is teaming with the Labor Department to launch an apprenticeship program for veterans looking to break into tech fields. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 10:40:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129955&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129956&source=RSS Odd A man bit off another man's ear during an argument about Donald Trump One man bit off another man&#8217s right ear during an early morning argument about President Donald Trump, per Pittsburgh police. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 10:38:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129956&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129957&source=RSS Nation Ethics lawyers to sue Trump over foreign payments A group of US ethics lawyers say they will file a lawsuit against President Donald Trump, alleging he is violating a constitutional ban on accepting payments from foreign governments. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 10:31:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129957&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129958&source=RSS World Buffett's Berkshire buys German pipe company Wilhelm Schulz A unit of Warren Buffett&#8217s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. agreed to buy Wilhelm Schulz GmbH, a closely held German maker of piping components, as the billionaire accelerates an expansion in Europe. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 10:26:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129958&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129961&source=RSS 17 Lists for 2017 Day 8 Commercial real estate agencies The Business Journal is celebrating our upcoming Book of Lists with 17 Lists for 2017. Between now and Feb. 3, we're posting the top five companies from 17 of our most popular lists, giving you a sneak peek of what's coming in the 2017 Book of Lists. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 09:40:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129961&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129962&source=RSS As it plans cuts, Wells Fargo still has more branches than many peers Wells Fargo has been slower to close branches than many of its peers. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:43:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129962&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129963&source=RSS Harsco signs steel mill contracts worth 100M Harsco Corp. on Monday announced the signing of two multi-year contracts for steel mill services in China and Brazil, which are valued at more than 100 million combined. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:33:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129963&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129964&source=RSS Trump blocks planned cut to mortgage-insurance premiums As many as 40,000 prospective homebuyers could be left out of the U. S. housing market this year after President Donald Trump blocked a planned fee cut on mortgages backed by the Federal Housing Administration, according to the National Association of Realtors. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:32:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129964&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129965&source=RSS Move-in day approaches for Lancaster Press Building condos A long-awaited luxury condominium building in Lancaster will open its doors next week to its first group of residents. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:06:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129965&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129966&source=RSS Midstate nonprofit says it's on verge of shutting down A midstate nonprofit says it's running out of money. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 07:59:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170123/CPBJ01/170129966&source=RSS