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  • New CEO named for Adams Express and Petroleum & Resources funds

    Mark E. Stoeckle has been named CEO of Baltimore-based Adams Express Co. and Petroleum & Resources Corp., replacing Douglas G. Ober, who last year announced his intention to retire. Stoeckle, 56, has been the chief investment officer of the U.S. Equities...
  • T. Rowe Price reports 23 percent increase in earnings in 4th quarter

    T. Rowe Price reports 23 percent increase in earnings in 4th quarter
    T. Rowe Price Group on Tuesday reported a $232 million profit for the fourth quarter, a 23 percent increase from a year earlier. The Baltimore-based investment firm earned 88 cents a share for the quarter ended Dec. 31. That's up from 73 cents a share a...
  • Harford to sell nearly $117 million in bonds on Feb. 19

    Harford County officials are preparing to sell $116.9 in bonds on Feb. 19. The bond issues cover $40 million that is being borrowed for various capital improvement projects and $76.9 million to refinance two previous bond issues from 2005 and 2007,...
  • Should the IRS report unpaid income taxes to credit bureaus?

    Would people be more likely to pay their taxes if they knew the IRS would report unpaid liabilities to credit bureaus, thereby damaging their credit scores? Congress is considering that. The Government Accountability Office released a report last...
  • O'Malley's staff releases sneak peek of State of the State

    O'Malley's staff releases sneak peek of State of the State
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's seventh State of the State speech will begin at noon today, but aides have released excerpts of his speech, advertised under the banner "Better Choices; Better Results." Here is a sneak peek of O'Malley's prepared remarks:...
  • After 30 years, Rouse's Enterprise is adapting to financial challenges

    After 30 years, Rouse's Enterprise is adapting to financial challenges
    At the recent Governor's Housing Conference in Baltimore, the blue logo of a house with rays of light emanating from behind the roof was ubiquitous. It's the emblem of one of the conference's main sponsors, Enterprise, and to the roughly 800 people in...
  • O'Malley hails September jobs numbers

    For a politician crow is something you'd rather do than eat. For Gov. Martin O'Malley, that less-than-delectable bird is off the menu for now. September's jobs report, released Friday, brought the best numbers the state has seen in a long time. The U.S....
  • Authority advises caution on ICC privatization

    Authority advises caution on ICC privatization
    The Maryland Transportation Authority has thrown some cold water on the idea of leasing the Intercounty Connector as a relatively pain-free way of raising money to pay for other projects – saying such deals are too complex to enter into without...
  • Most households will pay thousands of dollars more in taxes if politicians can't compromise

    Most households will pay thousands of dollars more in taxes if politicians can't compromise
    President Barack Obama signaled on election night that he's willing to work with leaders in both parties on deficit reduction and tax reform. And House Speaker John A. Boehner said a day later that Republicans were open to new revenue. Is compromise...
  • Thank you, AIG?

    Thank you, AIG?
    Periodically, one comes across a jaw-dropping example of lawsuit abuse. The Good Samaritan gets sued for preventing a suicide, the robber takes the store clerk to court for fighting back, the B-list starlet sues because nobody watched her sex tape...
  • Senior advocates urge more help to stop financial exploitation

    Baltimore police arrested five people last week accused of impersonating city tax collectors and going to the homes of elderly residents to rob them. These are disturbing allegations. But apparently, scam artists who pretend to have ties to the...
  • Don't expect much help from the Fed

    Don't expect much help from the Fed
    The U.S. economy is drifting toward recession, but when Federal Reserve policymakers meet next week, they will have few options. Jobs creation slipped alarmingly in April and May. Wages, which were rising modestly through the recovery, have been...