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Legg Mason bumped from S&P 500

Legg Mason is being bumped from the S&P 500, the stock market index that includes the 500 largest companies by market capitalization. After markets close Thursday, the Baltimore money manager will be replaced by AmSurg Corp., a Tennessee health care company that is expected to finalize its acquisition...

  • T. Rowe Price-managed 529 college savings plan for Maryland downgraded to silver

    T. Rowe Price-managed 529 college savings plan for Maryland downgraded to silver

    The state college savings plan managed by T. Rowe Price Group has been downgraded by ratings agency Morningstar Inc. from gold to silver. Morningstar released its analyst ratings Tuesday for 63 of the largest 529 college savings plans, the state- or educational institution-sponsored plans designed...

  • Tenable Network Security makes first acquisition

    Tenable Network Security makes first acquisition

    Tenable Network Security Inc. has acquired FlawCheck, a small San Francisco firm, in a deal that will expand Tenable's security software offerings. Financial terms were not disclosed, but the acquisition is a first for Tenable, the Columbia-based technology security company that raised $250 million...

  • Fitch Ratings issues AA- rating for Johns Hopkins Health System's new bonds

    Fitch Ratings issues AA- rating for Johns Hopkins Health System's new bonds

    With Johns Hopkins Health System poised to issue $500 million in new bonds next week, Fitch Ratings gave the them an AA- rating and reaffirmed that rating on all of Hopkins outstanding debt. Johns Hopkins plans to use the proceeds of the offering for strategic purposes, including future capital...

  • Maryland research commercialization program sees success

    Maryland research commercialization program sees success

    By the end of next year, Harpoon Medical's minimally invasive surgical tool could be in operating rooms across Europe. Harpoon still is testing the technology, but believes its device could revolutionize mitral valve repair, a hours-long surgery that requires splitting the breastbone and stopping...

  • Five Minutes with Jeffrey L. Cherry, founder of the Conscious Venture Lab

    Five Minutes with Jeffrey L. Cherry, founder of the Conscious Venture Lab

    Investor Jeffrey L. Cherry believes the best companies are about more than the bottom line. The erstwhile architect helped build a consulting business and hedge fund based on the idea that companies focused on satisfying a wide range of stakeholders perform better. Now he's turned his focus to...

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