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  • President Obama's transformed America [Commentary]

    President Obama's transformed America [Commentary]
    On February 19, 2008, Sen. Barack Obama promised to "fundamentally transform America." This was no mere rhetoric from the telegenic man who would go on to best Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. Rather, it was an audacious (to borrow a term)...
  • Baltimore millennials creatively forge their own career path

    Baltimore millennials creatively forge their own career path
    Last winter, Rachel Millman began searching for a home in Baltimore. She combed through listings online, but the work of narrowing down her search based on static images became tedious. What if, instead, she could take a video tour through each house, and...
  • Yellen: It's later than you think [Commentary]

    Yellen: It's later than you think [Commentary]
    To head off a tough bout with stagflation — slow growth and high inflation — the Federal Reserve should start raising interest rates soon. Most economists expected 2014 to be a breakout year. A surge in new home construction was expected...
  • Baltimore region home sales dipped in April

    Baltimore region home sales dipped in April
    Home sales in the Baltimore region dipped slightly last month amid concern about a relatively weak housing market nationwide. The number of sales in Baltimore city and the five surrounding counties fell by 23, or 1 percent compared with April 2013,...
  • A push for extended unemployment benefits

    A push for extended unemployment benefits
    Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger wants jobless Marylanders whose unemployment checks have run out to send him their stories and photos as he and other Democrats push for a House vote on extended benefits. "Over the past four months, I've heard from...
  • Ravens, M&T Bank reach agreement on 10-year extension

    Ravens, M&T Bank reach agreement on 10-year extension
    The Ravens and M&T Bank first came together in 2003, developing a partnership based on financial and charitable support, and a desire to establish an even stronger foothold in the community. Feeling that the agreement has been mutually beneficial,...
  • Steak as a staple [Letter]

    Steak as a staple [Letter]
    Commentator Peter Morici thinks Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen is out of touch with inflation and what ought to be done about it ("Yellen: It's later than you think May 27). He himself, however, seems a bit out of touch with reality when he...
  • Mizeur to propose increase in need-based college aid

    Mizeur to propose increase in need-based college aid
    Citing a report that Marylanders are carrying the highest level of student debt in the country, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather R. Mizeur will propose a plan Monday to make college more affordable and increase need-based financial aid....
  • Howard Bancorp to purchase NBRS branch in Harford

    Howard Bancorp to purchase NBRS branch in Harford
    The parent company of Howard Bank in Ellicott City says it has agreed to purchase an NBRS Financial Bank branch in Havre de Grace. The Ellicott City-based Howard Bancorp did not disclose the terms of the deal but said it expects to take over $21 million...
  • The Bitcoin myth [Commentary]

    Bitcoin believers were shaken to their digital souls when Mt. Gox, the world's largest exchange, defaulted on $470 million worth of deposits and closed. The virtual currency was supposed to provide a safer, more private and less costly alternative to...
  • Five questions for Jenny Morgan

    Jenny Morgan headed a health care IT company for years before jumping to private equity, but she realized her passion wasn't investing in firms — it was being in the trenches, running one. So when the founder of Linthicum-based basys wanted to...
  • Bleak outlook for the nation's employment [Commentary]

    Bleak outlook for the nation's employment [Commentary]
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) employment projections from 2012 through 2022 confirm what Americans already know: The nation is in a structural unemployment crisis, and the outlook is bleak. The U.S. job market has changed radically. Jobs are...