Lehigh Valley Business Morning Roundup http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/section/Roundup Morning Roundup News News en-us Copyright 2015 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:58:14 EST Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:58:14 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150123/LVB01/150129942&source=RSS Big profits, big layoffs eBay, AmEx to cut jobs Big layoffs are coming for some big companies. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:21:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150123/LVB01/150129942&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150123/LVB01/150129943&source=RSS GE profit rises, helped by power, aviation units General Electric Co GE. N posted a rise in quarterly profit on Friday, helped by its businesses selling power-generating turbines and jet engines, although sales in its oil and gas unit slumped. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:17:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150123/LVB01/150129943&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150123/LVB01/150129944&source=RSS Nurses could strike at Pocono Medical Center Nurses at Pocono Medical Center are poised to strike Feb. 1 after their union said talks failed to address what it calls dangerous staffing levels and critical patient safety concerns. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:12:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150123/LVB01/150129944&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150123/LVB01/150129945&source=RSS Pennsylvania bill would require truckers to clear tractor-trailers of snow and ice State Sen. Lisa Boscola reintroduced legislation Thursday that would require truckers in Pennsylvania to remove snow and ice from tractor-trailers before driving. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:08:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150123/LVB01/150129945&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150123/LVB01/150129946&source=RSS Southwest Airlines is saving billions on fuel Think you're saving a lot on fuel? Southwest Airlines sure is. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:50:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150123/LVB01/150129946&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150123/LVB01/150129947&source=RSS Christie orders emergency management team for A.C. During what was his third scheduled summit on the future of Atlantic City on Thursday, Gov. Chris Christie announced his plans to implement an emergency management team for the city through an executive order. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:47:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150123/LVB01/150129947&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150123/LVB01/150129948&source=RSS Hershey Medical Center celebrates takeover of St. Joseph Regional Health Network Top Penn State Hershey Medical Center executives say the acquisition of St. Joseph Regional Health Network is the next logical step in Hershey's reach into Berks County. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:43:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150123/LVB01/150129948&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150123/LVB01/150129949&source=RSS Report says home care companies should stress customer service, value A benchmark study of nonmedical home care companies in the Lehigh Valley disclosed that employee dependability, work ethic and retention are some of the key issues facing the businesses. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:39:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150123/LVB01/150129949&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150122/LVB01/150129958&source=RSS American Express to cut 4,000 jobs over the next year American Express AXP said it plans to cut more than 4,000 jobs over the next year. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:32:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150122/LVB01/150129958&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150122/LVB01/150129959&source=RSS Oil tycoon Harold Hamm sells company for 3 billion Oil magnate Harold Hamm is selling one of his companies for 3 billion, but that kind of money still won't make up for what he recently lost. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:29:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150122/LVB01/150129959&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150122/LVB01/150129960&source=RSS Judge allows Revel sale to proceed despite challenges from nightclub, restaurant operators A federal judge Wednesday allowed the sale of the shuttered Revel Casino Hotel to a Florida developer to continue, rejecting a challenge from tenants of the Atlantic City property that said they would lose their investment if the deal goes through as planned. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:26:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150122/LVB01/150129960&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150122/LVB01/150129961&source=RSS Bon-Ton CFO announces retirement The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. announced its chief financial officer has decided to retire. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:23:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150122/LVB01/150129961&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150122/LVB01/150129962&source=RSS Real estate agency switches to Berkshire Hathaway brand Prudential Regency Real Estate of Allentown is now Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Regency Real Estate. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:21:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150122/LVB01/150129962&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150122/LVB01/150129963&source=RSS Lower Saucon Council passes resolution opposing PennEast pipeline The Lower Saucon Township Council Wednesday unanimously passed a multi-point resolution officially opposing the construction of the PennEast pipeline proposed to cut through just over 3. 5 miles total of township land in Northampton County. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:17:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150122/LVB01/150129963&source=RSS http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150122/LVB01/150129964&source=RSS Bethlehem Main Street streetscape project scaled back next phase to start in March Instead of another 2. 7 million in upgrades, Bethlehem's Main Street will be getting a 500,000 overhaul come spring. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:14:00 EST http://www.lehighvalleybusiness.com/article/20150122/LVB01/150129964&source=RSS