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  • Legg Mason bumped from S&P 500

    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...

  • Desirable Spaces -- A holiday opportunity on 34th Street in Hampden

    Desirable Spaces -- A holiday opportunity on 34th Street in Hampden

    Just in time for the holidays, a rowhouse in a prime location in Hampden is on the market for $161,200. This four-bedroom, 11/2 -bath house on West 34th Street is in foreclosure and needs a lot of TLC, but it could be yours — especially if you love to deck the halls and the windows and the yard....

  • State launches new program aimed at homebuyers with student loan debt

    State launches new program aimed at homebuyers with student loan debt

    Maryland has launched a new program that will pay off student loan debt for homebuyers who purchase certain properties through the state. The Department of Housing and Community Development SmartBuy program is aimed at helping buyers burdened with student loans. It also reduces the inventory of...

  • Passive investing is no fad, financial experts say

    Passive investing is no fad, financial experts say

    Passive investment strategies, which aim to match market benchmarks like the Standard & Poor's 500 rather than beating them, have been gaining popularity for years. Easier to manage, such funds typically charge lower fees, which explains part of their appeal to investors. But as the trend accelerates,...

  • Five Minutes with Morgan Stanley's Drew Hawkins

    Five Minutes with Morgan Stanley's Drew Hawkins

    Financial concerns might seem like the last thing movie stars and professional athletes have to worry about with their multimillion-dollar paychecks. But Drew Hawkins, managing director and head of global sports and entertainment for Morgan Stanley, said the finances of NFL quarterbacks and A-list...

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