Lehigh Valley Business Morning Roundup http://www.lvb.com/section/Roundup Morning Roundup News News en-us Copyright 2015 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:59:08 EST Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:59:08 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150303/LVB01/150309966&source=RSS Costly shift to new credit cards won't fix security issues New technology about to be deployed by credit card companies will require U. S. consumers to carry a new kind of card and retailers across the nation to upgrade payment terminals. But despite a price tag of 8. 65 billion, the shift will address only a narrow range of security issues. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 08:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150303/LVB01/150309966&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150303/LVB01/150309967&source=RSS 2 gas is gone -- for now Gone are the days of 2 gas -- at least for now. Prices at the pump have climbed steadily for five weeks in a row. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 08:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150303/LVB01/150309967&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150303/LVB01/150309968&source=RSS Gov. Wolf unveils budget Tuesday It's shaping up to be one of the most anticipated budget proposals in recent years. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 08:10:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150303/LVB01/150309968&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150303/LVB01/150309969&source=RSS National Consumer Protection Week outreach event planned in Allentown It's National Consumer Protection Week, and the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office is hosting consumer education events statewide. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 08:06:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150303/LVB01/150309969&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150303/LVB01/150309970&source=RSS Nasdaq Composite Index reaches 5000 for first time since 2000 Bloomberg -- U. S. stocks rose, briefly sending the Nasdaq Composite Index above 5,000 for the first time in 15 years, while Treasuries slumped and the dollar advanced as gains in consumer purchases signaled strength in the biggest part of the economy. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150303/LVB01/150309970&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150303/LVB01/150309971&source=RSS Loss of HealthCare.gov subsidies could have devastating effect on N.J., study says New Jersey would lose 780 million a year in federal health insurance subsidies, thousands would drop their health coverage because they couldn't afford it, and a shrinking pool of customers would drive up health insurance premiums. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150303/LVB01/150309971&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150303/LVB01/150309972&source=RSS Proposed sports complex potential boon for businesses With more than 50,000 people attending the U. S. World Cup viewing parties in Southside Bethlehem last year, soccer could be the next big thing to bring business to the Lehigh Valley. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:10:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150303/LVB01/150309972&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150302/LVB01/150309993&source=RSS Netflix eyes entering tricky China market on its own U. S. video service provider Netflix Inc is likely to enter the Chinese market without a local partner, which could make it harder to do business in the world's biggest internet market widely known for censorship and strict regulation. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150302/LVB01/150309993&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150302/LVB01/150309994&source=RSS Gilead avoids billions in U.S. taxes on its 1,000-a-pill drug Bloomberg -- Gilead Sciences Inc. , whose 1,000-a-pill hepatitis C treatment is one of the world&#8217s most expensive drugs, is avoiding billions of dollars in U. S. taxes by booking profits overseas. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150302/LVB01/150309994&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150302/LVB01/150309995&source=RSS New Ikea furniture will charge your phone wirelessly Ikea is launching a new range of high-tech furniture that will wirelessly charge your smartphones and tablets. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150302/LVB01/150309995&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150302/LVB01/150309996&source=RSS The Hershey Co. names new chief financial officer The Hershey Co. appointed Patricia A. Little as senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective March 16. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150302/LVB01/150309996&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150302/LVB01/150309997&source=RSS Delivering the goods pays off A national grocery delivery company that got its start in Chicago decades ago is growing rapidly in Pennsylvania, recently adding service to the Lehigh Valley and the central part of the state. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:08:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150302/LVB01/150309997&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150302/LVB01/150309998&source=RSS Whitehall Twp. proposes tax incentives to spur economic redevelopment It is one plan on the table to spur redevelopment in Whitehall Township. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:04:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150302/LVB01/150309998&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150302/LVB01/150309999&source=RSS Lehigh Valley a top 25 U.S. location for warehouses, study says The Lehigh Valley is among the top 25 locations nationwide for new warehouses, a New Jersey-based business location consulting company says in a new report. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:01:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150302/LVB01/150309999&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150227/LVB01/150229911&source=RSS HHS releases re-enrollment 'snapshot' for HealthCare.gov The U. S. Department of Health and Human Services announced yesterday that 4. 17 million consumers re-enrolled or were automatically re-enrolled through the HealthCare. gov platform between Nov. 15 and Feb. 22. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150227/LVB01/150229911&source=RSS