Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Sun, 26 Oct 2014 01:07:15 EST Sun, 26 Oct 2014 01:07:15 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141024/LVB01/141029891&source=RSS Study shows Lehigh Valley farmers untapped market to cultivate A new study shows Lehigh Valley farmers have the potential to cultivate a bounty of customers &#8212 area educational and health care institutions. . Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:11:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141024/LVB01/141029891&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141024/LVB01/141029894&source=RSS Business Wall Street delivers bad news to Amazon The e-commerce giant's stock fell nearly 11 in after-hours trading Thursday. The company reported a 437 million loss in the last quarter, even though its revenue was up 20 from the same time last year. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:11:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141024/LVB01/141029894&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141024/LVB01/141029895&source=RSS US Ebola hits New York City NEW YORK &#8212 The first case of Ebola arrived in New York City on Thursday. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:07:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141024/LVB01/141029895&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141024/LVB01/141029896&source=RSS World Canada attack not linked to IS There is no evidence so far that a gunman who attacked Canada's parliament had links to Middle Eastern Islamist extremists, the government has said. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:02:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141024/LVB01/141029896&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141024/LVB01/141029897&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Britain's Queen Elizabeth sends her first tweet LONDON Reuters - Britain's Queen Elizabeth made her first foray into the world of social media on Friday when she sent out her inaugural message on Twitter. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:55:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141024/LVB01/141029897&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141023/LVB01/141029925&source=RSS National Penn raises dividend National Penn Bancshares on Wednesday announced a quarterly dividend of 11 cents per share payable Nov. 17 to shareholders of record as of Nov. 3. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:13:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141023/LVB01/141029925&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141023/LVB01/141029926&source=RSS Business GM 3Q profit nearly doubles, led by N. America DETROIT &#8212 General Motors says its third-quarter profit nearly doubled as strong earnings in North America and China outweighed struggles in Europe and South America. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:05:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141023/LVB01/141029926&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141023/LVB01/141029927&source=RSS US Man stopped after scaling White House fence For the second time in a month, someone has jumped the White House fence, but this time the intruder was immediately subdued Wednesday evening &#8212 by Secret Service dogs. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:56:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141023/LVB01/141029927&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141023/LVB01/141029928&source=RSS World Ottawa returns to work one day after shooting Residents in Ottawa are returning to work one day after a gunman fatally shot a soldier at an Ottawa war memorial, before rampaging through the country's parliament building. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:53:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141023/LVB01/141029928&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141023/LVB01/141029929&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Man's ashes to be scattered in fireworks display SPRINGFIELD, Mo. AP &#8212 A Missouri funeral director is sending his father out with a bang. His father's ashes, anyway. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:49:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141023/LVB01/141029929&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141022/LVB01/141029940&source=RSS South Bethlehem historic board approves 9-story building after previously panning it After voicing strong opposition last month to a proposed 9-story building on West Fourth Street, the South Bethlehem Historic Conservation District voted 5-2 Monday to support the building's design. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:55:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141022/LVB01/141029940&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141022/LVB01/141029941&source=RSS NRA-backed bill clears Pa. Legislature Corbett indicates he'll sign it HARRISBURG &#8212 In the final minutes of the Pennsylvania legislative session, the House on Monday approved a bill clearing the way for the National Rifle Association and other groups to sue municipalities that enact ordinances stricter than state firearms laws. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:52:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141022/LVB01/141029941&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141022/LVB01/141029942&source=RSS Business Warren Buffett loses 2 billion in two days If you're having a bad week, consider that Warren Buffett has lost 2 billion and it's only Tuesday. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:48:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141022/LVB01/141029942&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141022/LVB01/141029943&source=RSS US Apple CEO talks security with top Chinese official Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook discussed user data security at a meeting on Wednesday with a top Chinese government official in Beijing, the official Xinhua news agency reported. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:45:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141022/LVB01/141029943&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141022/LVB01/141029944&source=RSS World news French oil giant Total appoints new CEO PARIS &#8211 French oil giant Total SA says it has named Patrick Pouyanne as chief executive after the shocking death in a plane accident of former CEO Christophe de Margerie on Monday. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:41:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20141022/LVB01/141029944&source=RSS