| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:12 PM
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...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:30 PM
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...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 4:33 AM
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,...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:37 AM
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...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:40 AM
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:...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 2:39 PM
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...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:35 AM
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....
| Feb 28, 2013
| 9:28 AM
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...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 11:47 AM
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.
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:46 AM
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...
| Aug 26, 2012
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...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 8:43 AM
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...