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  • Pro-slots raised over $7 million

    Slots supporters, led by horse racing and gambling interests in the Mid-Atlantic region, raised eight times as much money as their opponents in their successful campaign to persuade voters to allow slot machines in Maryland, according to campaign...
  • CEG to ponder new bid

    CEG to ponder new bid
    Constellation Energy Group, which agreed to sell itself to Warren Buffett's MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co. three months ago in the midst of a financial crisis, said yesterday that it will begin talks with its largest shareholder about its unsolicited...
  • CEOs paid more even as profits fall

    CEOs paid more even as profits fall
    Chief executives of public companies have long had a ready answer when criticized about high pay: It's all about company performance. That argument has been put to the test by the toughest financial environment since the Great Depression. If...
  • Court rules for Disney directors in Ovitz ouster

    WILMINGTON, Del. - Walt Disney Co. directors, including Chief Executive Officer Michael Eisner, properly oversaw the ouster of former President Michael Ovitz after his 14 months on the job and don't have to reimburse the company for his $140 million...
  • Retiring is a time for hefty rewards

    With their seven-figure salaries and even larger bonuses, CEOs can buy some of the finer things in life, and put away a tidy sum for retirement. Often, however, they don't have to. Executive perks in Maryland, according to company filings, include...
  • Allergan sues Valeant, Ackman for alleged insider trading

    (Reuters) - Botox maker Allergan Inc on Friday accused rival Valeant Pharmaceuticals International and billionaire investor William Ackman of violating securities laws by using insider information as they prepared a takeover bid for the drug company....
  • Merger launches new chapter for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

    Fiat shareholders approved a merger today that will lead to the creation of a new company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles at a meeting in Turin, Italy. The decision marks the end of an era in Italy as Fiat founded 115 years ago by Giovanni Agnelli exits the...
  • Darden Restaurants CEO Clarence Otis to resign

    Darden Restaurants CEO Clarence Otis to resign
    After two straight years of declining profits and mounting pressure from investors, embattled Darden Restaurants Chief Executive Officer Clarence Otis on Monday announced plans to resign by the end of this year. Otis is stepping aside at a tumultuous...
  • Darden CEO steps down amid food fight with investors

    (Reuters) - Darden Restaurants Inc's food fight with activist investors Barington Capital Group LP and Starboard Value LP entered a new phase on Monday, when the company said Clarence Otis would step down as chairman and chief executive officer. In...
  • Condo board can't avoid holding election meeting

    Q: I live in a condominium with a five-person board. Over the past several months, three board members have resigned. When the board tried to appoint directors to fill the vacancies, at least 25 percent of the unit owners petitioned the board to call an...
  • Thirty years ago tonight: Geraldine Ferraro makes history

    Thirty years ago tonight, all she had to say were five words and, just like that, thousands of delegates to the Democratic Party's 1984 convention nearly blew off the roof of San Francisco’s Moscone Center. “My name is Geraldine Ferraro,&...
  • Time Warner adopts provision that makes hostile takeover tougher

    In a move designed to ward off a potential hostile takeover, Time Warner Inc. approved a provision that would make it difficult for dissident shareholders to force a vote on a sale or attempt a change in the board of directors. The change in the company...