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On average, lower-priced companies rate higher on service quality than their higher-priced competitors.

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Even if corporate taxes are raising economic growth and business investment, that new wealth hasn't yet trickled down to the masses.

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SEPTA is investigating claims of fraudulent charges for poor using new fare card

SEPTA is looking into how its fare card might allow people to take advantage of the poor.

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UArts attracts $79 million for a maker space, rehearsal halls, a recording studio … and there's a big dorm coming, too

A $25 million bequest from the late Campbell Soup heiress "Dodo" Hamilton kicked off the school's first-ever comprehensive campaign. "Drastic" change is afoot.

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Stocks plunge again; Dow's two-day loss reaches 1,300 points

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks sank more than 2 percent Thursday, the second day of steep declines around the globe driven by concerns about rising interest rates and trade tensions that could slow economic growth.

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How Trump's China trade war plays out in one Pa. congressional race

Montgomery County's Fourth Congressional District race highlights sharp differences over China. The Republican wants to punish the Chinese with tariffs for years of technology theft while the Democrat calls tariffs dangerous. Her husband's firm imports bicycles from China.

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Staying warm this winter may cost more for American families

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The cost of staying warm this winter is going to grow for the average American, and it's going to be especially painful for those who rely on heating oil, a federal agency said.

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Spark Therapeutics pledges 500 new jobs in move to first project in Schuylkill Yards plan

Spark Therapeutics is seeking a larger facility on Market Street in Drexel University's Schuylkill Yards development project.

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In Bala Cynwyd since '52, WCAU in final stages of downtown move to new Comcast Center

The countdown has begun: NBC10 and Telemundo62, both owned by Comcast Corp. through NBCUniversal, are relocating to the 12th, 13th and 14th floors of the $1.5-billion new Comcast tower in Philadelphia, leaving their legacy studios in Bala Cynwyd.

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Trump steps up his attacks on Federal Reserve's rate hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has escalated his attack on the Federal Reserve's interest rate increases, asserting that "the Fed is out of control" and blaming it for this week's plunge in stock prices.

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A Democratic takeover of the House could stymie Trump's economic agenda, which has so far included sharply lower corporate tax rates, a series of tariffs, and cuts in regulation.

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Fatal limo accident a reminder that more oversight needed for Uber, Lyft too | Opinion

The public has the right to demand that the "for hire" vehicles they enter everyday adhere to best practices, including those related to safety and performance.

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Online orders represent a huge new market for supermarkets, and the Philly region is still up for grabs.

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Google's new smartphone can screen calls and take its own photos using artificial intelligence. Is that enough to overcome data worries, and win converts from Samsung and Apple?

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Pricey townhouses planned at former Lombard St. garage site near Rittenhouse Square

U.S. Construction aims have the four-story, 5,000-square-foot houses that make up what it calls the Moderna at Rittenhouse project ready for occupancy by August 2019.

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China-based WuXi AppTec to expand to fourth building in South Philly's Navy Yard

Wayne-based Liberty Property Trust and Synterra Partners of Philadelphia, the Navy Yard's main developers, plan to break ground early next month on the 95,000-square-foot lab-and-office building.

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Sit-stand desks help improve job performance, study finds

Researchers in England said a group of sit-stand workers also reported better work engagement, occupational fatigue, daily anxiety, and quality of life.

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Business coalition launches new shale-gas promotional campaign

Business groups released a report calling for expanding consumption of the state's shale-gas production.

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Premiums for ACA health plans to decline 15 percent in PA

Individual rates for the second-lowest cost silver plan in 2019 will decline an average of 16 percent in Pennsylvania and an average of 15 percent in New Jersey.

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Philly suburban homes with entertainment spaces that will make you want to stay home

If the weather ever forces us back inside, here are some houses where there's plenty to do and plenty of space to do it.

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