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 Milly Scott sits in her Ben Avon Heights home Monday with a table full of paperwork regarding the cost of her prescriptions.
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Milly Scott sits in her Ben Avon Heights home Monday with a table full of paperwork regarding the cost of her prescriptions.

Rising drug costs send more Medicare recipients into the 'donut hole'

The “donut hole,” the point when seniors have exhausted their basic benefit and must pay more out of pocket, has been a financial trap door.


 A view of Oakland from the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning, with the landmark's shadow in the foreground and the Pittsburgh skyline in the distance.

Tech industry driving office growth in Oakland and beyond

The region’s burgeoning tech industry is helping to fuel office growth in Pittsburgh, with Oakland leading the way.



  Global stock markets fell sharply Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, ahead of the release of monthly U.S. jobs figures that could well determine whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later this month, a prospect that's unnerving investors at a time when markets have been so volatile.

U.S. stocks drop; mixed jobs report clouds rate outlook

It’s an old adage that investors hate uncertainty. Unfortunately for them, they got more of it on Friday.



 BNY Mellon Center in Downtown Pittsburgh.

Massachusetts regulator investigates BNY Mellon fund pricing mishap

A computer glitch at BNY Mellon last month disrupted pricing on more than $400 billion worth of mutual fund and exchange-traded fund assets.



Highmark Health eyes changes; Frankfurt exchange awaits Covestro

News from Highmark; UPMC; Bayer; Covestro; McGraw-Hill Education; Apollo Global Management; BlackBerry; and Good Technology Corp.



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Pittsburgh International Airport to lose 3 nonstop services

The airport will lose nonstop flights to St. Louis and Hartford, Conn., this fall and to San Francisco for two months this winter.



U.S. unemployment rate drops to 5.1 percent, but new jobs fall short

The economy, however, created fewer jobs than economists were expecting.


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Pittsburgh International Airport to lose 3 nonstop services

The airport will lose nonstop flights to St. Louis and Hartford, Conn., this fall and to San Francisco for two months this winter.



Fifth Third's loss is FNB's gain

First National Bank of Pennsylvania picks up 17 branches in the region.


 

Top Workplaces 2015

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Who are the best employers in the Pittsburgh area?

In total, WorkplaceDynamics invited 1,401 companies to participate and surveyed 126 of them. The organizations employ 25,397 people in Greater Pittsburgh. Click here to browse their stories.





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Fiat’s new small crossover is the “X” factor in brand’s return

Any time you bring a new brand into a market, or return one to a market after a long hiatus, there is a learning curve.



Alfa Romeo’s brand resurgence is on track with sporty new Giulia sedan

Alfa Romeo was re-entering North America with just one vehicle, the 4C Coupe, and there were very tight allocations on that one model.