| Apr 19, 2014
| 8:28 AM
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...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Operations at NBRS Financial Bank have been fairly normal since April 7 when the Federal Reserve Board of Governors issued an Prompt Corrective Action Directive to the community bank serving Harford and Cecil counties, NBRS President Hugh J. Garchinsky...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:23 PM
NBRS Financial Bank, an independent community bank serving Cecil and Harford counties, has been given 60 days to sell itself or combine with another bank and increase equity by selling shares, federal regulators said.
The bank was found to have been...
| Mar 30, 2014
Tammy Woodard lost pay and paid time off last year to federal budget tightening, which meant she had to tighten her family's budget — and continues to do so now in fear of future cuts.
For the Aberdeen Proving Ground employee, it is a personal hit....
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Students in the Academy of Finance at Howard County's Applications and Research Laboratory now have the entire financial world before them.
The academy unveiled a new data center at the Ellicott City school Friday — one that includes a New York...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 10:29 AM
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...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Publishing a commentary about Bitcoin by an institutional economics professor is as responsible as letting a village witch doctor give lectures on the merits of proton radiation therapy to treat cancer ("The Bitcoin myth," March 3). Peter Morici is not...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 3:26 PM
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...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Documentaries were supposed to be a dying genre -- and living proof that we were becoming dumber as a nation.
Reality TV is cheaper and easier to make. And who has time for lengthy, in-depth explorations of anything any more in the age of Twitter? Docs...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Outgoing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, 60, probably won't win many popularity contests. He's frequently been vilified by the political left for doing too little and by the right for doing too much. Most Americans probably have no idea what he...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:05 PM
By most statistical measures, 2013 will be remembered as a respectable but not great year for the U.S. economic recovery. The gross domestic product grew by about 2.5 percent, which was slightly better than the nation has seen since the end of the Great...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 4:55 PM
The economy is likely to continue dragging in a slow recovery this year, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond told a Maryland bankers group Friday.
The economy will grow an estimated 2 percent to 2.25 percent, about the same as since the...