regions skidded deeper into recession in January and February, but most of Pennsylvania simply saw
continued economic weakness, according to a new report.
Orrstown Financial Services Inc. will delay its debut on the
Nasdaq amid continued turmoil in the stock markets.
Angelsoft search engine finds investors
No, this is not a post about toilet paper.
A New York-based company called Angelsoft today revealed a search
engine that finds investors. Angelsoft bills itself as a company that
helps startups and investors better communicate.
Every company is important
I cringe when I hear the
term "too big to fail." Sometimes "too big to fail" carries the notion
that it's OK for small firms to enter bankruptcy, but certain large
organizations that are politically or culturally favored get special
The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. today announced comparable-store
sales sunk 8.5 percent in February when compared with the same period last
year. Comparable-store sales are sales at stores open for at least a year.
Rite Aid Corp. today announced same-store sales dropped 0.9
percent in February when compared to the year-ago period. Same-store sales are
sales at stores open at least a year.
Gov. Ed Rendell today announced plans to use $779 million in
federal stimulus money meant for stabilizing the state budget to fund
universities and school districts.
Shareholders of Graystone Financial Corp. and Tower Bancorp
Inc. yesterday voted at separate meetings to merge the two banks.
Lawyers have negotiated a $10.3 million settlement over the
collapse of Sterling Financial Corp. in a fraud scandal two years ago.
SD cards encrypt data on Windows Mobile 6.1 smartphones, BlackBerry devices
news for IT administrators who have offices full of smartphone junkies:
SD cards that encrypt data on Windows Mobile 6.1 smartphones and e-mail
on BlackBerry devices.
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Two of the midstate’s chambers of commerce are being forced
to suspend their gift-certificate programs.
Heavy-equipment manufacturers are cutting Central
Pennsylvania jobs, and there doesn't appear to be relief in sight
for companies that make trucks and equipment for construction trades.