By Samantha Cook, Staff Writer In 2003, the City of Pittsburgh filed for the status of a “financially distressed municipality.” Now, over 14 years later, Mayor Peduto is celebrating its exit from Pennsylvania’s Act 47 program. The Pennsylvania Municipalities Financial Recovery Act, otherwise known as Act 47, was a program […]
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By Samantha Cook, Staff Writer Over the last few weeks, the Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox have reportedly discussed the sale of many of Fox’s media and entertainment assets to Disney. Though the details of the talks have been confidential, it seems clear that Disney’s ultimate goal is […]
By Samantha Cook, Staff Writer Whirlpool is a U.S.-based appliance manufacturing conglomerate and a household name. But like many U.S. companies, Whirlpool is struggling to compete with multi-national corporations like Samsung and LG, who import and sell their foreign-made products in the United States, often at lower prices than […]