Lehigh Valley Business LVB Daily News http://www.lvb.com/section/Daily LVB Daily News News en-us Copyright 2018 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:59:56 EST Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:59:56 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180618/LVB01/180619877&source=RSS Capital BlueCross launches remote care app Capital BlueCross with offices in Allentown and Harrisburg has launched an app that makes a doctor&#8217s appointment no more than a click away. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180618/LVB01/180619877&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180618/BERKS/180619878&source=RSS Good Life Companies relocates to new 'laid back' headquarters that promotes health, wealth near Reading The Good Life Companies, an investment advisory firm, relocated its national headquarters from Wyomissing to Cumru Township outside Reading, the company announced. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:18:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180618/BERKS/180619878&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20180618/BERKS/180619878/AR/0/AR-180619878.jpg Good Life Companies relocates to new 'laid back' headquarters that promotes health, wealth near Reading http://www.lvb.com/article/20180618/LVB01/180619879&source=RSS AHEDD names new president Brandy F. Burnham has been named president of AHEDD, a nonprofit that helps companies hire people with disabilities. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:07:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180618/LVB01/180619879&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180614/LVB01/180619930&source=RSS Easton partnering with Northampton County Easton City Council introduced a resolution at Wednesday&#8217s regular meeting to form the Easton Northampton County HOME Consortium, a three-year partnership between the city and county that pools resources to compete for grant money through the HOME investment partnership program. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 09:31:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180614/LVB01/180619930&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180614/LVB01/180619931&source=RSS Buckeye Partners pipeline fight moves to federal agency Pipeline operator Buckeye Partners LP, which has significant operations in Lehigh County, continues to face opposition to its plans to change the direction of a major fuel pipeline that crosses Pennsylvania. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 09:25:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180614/LVB01/180619931&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180614/LVB01/180619932&source=RSS Business Disney under gun to respond to Comcast's 65B Fox bid Your move, Disney. After Comcast Corp. made a 65 billion bid on Wednesday for 21st Century Fox Inc. &#8217s entertainment assets -- the same holdings that Walt Disney Co. had agreed to buy for about 52. 4 billion -- the Mouse House is under pressure to respond. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 09:20:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180614/LVB01/180619932&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180614/LVB01/180619933&source=RSS Nation Energy firms chasing oil price rally stumble on old baggage With oil price recovery taking hold, several U. S. oil and gas companies entered 2018 with a compelling plan - sell undeveloped or less essential fields and invest the money to boost returns from their sweetest, most productive spots. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 09:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180614/LVB01/180619933&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180614/LVB01/180619934&source=RSS World Rolls-Royce announces 4,600 job cuts Engineering firm Rolls-Royce said it would cut 4,600 jobs over the next two years as part of a major reorganization. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 09:03:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180614/LVB01/180619934&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180614/LVB01/180619935&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Minnesota online sensation raccoon captured atop skyscraper A raccoon that climbed to the top of a 25-story St. Paul, Minnesota, skyscraper early on Wednesday was captured after becoming a star on the web, where it won the hearts of followers across the United States and around the globe. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 08:58:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180614/LVB01/180619935&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180612/LVB01/180619971&source=RSS Inter-city bus terminal in downtown Reading up for sale The longtime home of the Inter-City Bus Terminal in downtown Reading is up for sale. Bieber is asking 650,000 for the two-story building at North Third and Court streets. Tue, 12 Jun 2018 09:42:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180612/LVB01/180619971&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180612/LVB01/180619972&source=RSS Easton site formerly slated for condos will become offices instead A former bowling alley across from Easton&#8217s City Hall that was once slated to be 30 luxury condominium units will instead become office space, with at least one of those tenants expecting to bring up to 75 jobs to the area, said developer Lou Pektor. Tue, 12 Jun 2018 09:39:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180612/LVB01/180619972&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180612/LVB01/180619973&source=RSS World Bitcoin price plunges after cryptocurrency exchange is hacked There has been a sharp drop in the price of bitcoin and other virtual currencies after South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail was hacked over the weekend. Tue, 12 Jun 2018 09:32:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180612/LVB01/180619973&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180612/LVB01/180619974&source=RSS Business Inflation accelerates to six-year high, eroding wages U. S. inflation accelerated in May to the fastest pace in more than six years, reinforcing the Federal Reserve&#8217s outlook for gradual interest-rate hikes while eroding wage gains that remain relatively tepid despite an 18-year low in unemployment. Tue, 12 Jun 2018 09:26:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180612/LVB01/180619974&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180612/LVB01/180619975&source=RSS Nation With rate hike in the bag, focus turns to Fed's policy language With the Federal Reserve virtually guaranteed to raise interest rates this week, investors are focused on how the U. S. central bank characterizes its monetary policy as borrowing costs return to more normal levels amid an ongoing economic expansion. Tue, 12 Jun 2018 09:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180612/LVB01/180619975&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180612/LVB01/180619976&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Chinese vase found in shoebox sells for 19M An 18th century Chinese vase found in a shoebox in an attic in France sold for 16. 2 million euros 19 million at auction in Paris on Tuesday. Tue, 12 Jun 2018 09:10:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180612/LVB01/180619976&source=RSS