Philadelphia Is Feeling Better, But Not Too Cocky
- Fitch Downgrades Philadelphia School District to BB. Slavin, Robert // Bond Buyer;10/17/2013, Vol. 122 Issue 33997, p1
The article reports that the global ratings firm Fitch Ratings Ltd. has downgraded the rating of Philadelphia School District's bonds in Pennsylvania to BB from BBB-minus and the enhanced rating is AA-minus as of 2013. It informs that the outlook on the ratings is negative and Fitch director...
- Statements to the Congress. Boehne, Edward G. // Federal Reserve Bulletin;May93, Vol. 79 Issue 5, p399
Discusses regional economic and monetary conditions of the Third Federal Reserve District. Edward G. Boehne's speech before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, 1993; Proportion of jobs in nonfarm categories; Drop in unemployment rate; District real estate; Manufacturer's...
- City on the skids. // Time;9/24/1990, Vol. 136 Issue 13, p57
Discusses the current fiscal problems in Philadelphia, which, if it cannot raise $400 million by the end of September, may be insolvent. Falling tax revenues, a sagging business economy and loss of federal revenue-sharing funds.
- Beyond the liberty bell. O'Connell, Michele // Secured Lender;Sep/Oct97, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p38
Presents information on the financial aspect associated with the city of Philadelphia. What is Philadelphia comprised of; Description of features of the city; Historical information about the city.
- Philadelphia regains faith in itself. Herbert, Douglas // Christian Science Monitor;12/2/97, Vol. 90 Issue 5, p4
Reports on the economic and social recovery of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as of December 2, 1997. Problems the city had to overcome; The positive impact of the four-year old Convention Center; The growing optimism in Philadelphia; The proposed $336 million facelift of the Avenue of the Arts;...
- Cities on the brink. Turque, B.; Beachy, L. // Newsweek;11/19/1990, Vol. 116 Issue 21, p44
Examines why, while no municipal government is worse off than Philadelphia, cities throughout the Northeast are in tough economic straits. Factors forcing city halls to make desperate moves; What Reagan-era cutbacks have cost cities; How new sources of local revenue will be hard to come by in...
- Philadelphia Fed May Index Declines. Siegel, Gary E. // Bond Buyer;05/18/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31142, p2
Reports that manufacturers in the region covered by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, saw a continued slide in business conditions in May 2001.
- Philadelphia freedom. Hass, Nancy // FW;8/3/93, Vol. 162 Issue 16, p36
Details how privatization has worked in the City of Philadelphia and beyond. Victorian City Hall; Reflections from chief of staff David Cohen and Mayor Edward Rendell; Funding the unions' health plans; Measures undertaken to save the economy; New York's Motor Vehicles Department; Experiences of...
- New Beginnings. Santomero, Anthony M. // Business Review (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia);2001 First Quarter, p3
Presents an assessment of economic conditions and prospects of the largest metropolitan area in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Overview of Philadelphia's economic performance and prospects.