| Mar 5, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Legg Mason Inc. might eliminate some of its less popular investment funds and some of its 32 offices as it continues to look at ways to operate more efficiently, the chief financial officer of the Baltimore-based money manager said Tuesday.
| Jan 12, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Aside from the business suit he was wearing, which he joked was rented for the occasion, Sam Zell was never more himself than when he appeared at a New York lender conference in April 2007 to hawk his $8.2 billion buyout of Tribune Co.
| Jan 13, 2013
| 9:29 PM
When Bank of America credit officer Dan Petrik and his team sat down in early 2007 to analyze Sam Zell's plan to take control of Tribune Co., their numbers showed that the complex deal failed to meet five of the bank's 10 lending guidelines.
| Feb 19, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Harford County officials raised nearly $115 million through two bond sales Tuesday to finance new and existing capital projects and to refinance previous bond issues.
Officials with the county's Department of the Treasury received eight bids from...
| Jan 16, 2013
TARP, the infamous Troubled Assets Relief Program that bailed out Wall Street in 2008, is finally over. The Treasury Department recently announced it will soon be completing the sale of the remaining shares it owns of the banks and of General Motors....
| Jan 16, 2013
| 3:49 AM
Somewhere in the third year of Tribune Co.'s marathon Chapter 11 proceeding, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Carey looked out at a Delaware courtroom packed with high-priced attorneys and conceded the case had broken down into what he called a...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:53 AM
The company affiliated with developer Patrick Turner that was planning to redevelop the waterfront of the Westport neighborhood in southwest Baltimore has filed for bankruptcy.
Inner Harbor West LLC, the subject of a Chapter 7 involuntary bankruptcy...
| Dec 22, 2012
For the last dozen years, Vince Talbert has focused on one thing: Bill Me Later.
The 45-year-old Baltimore native co-founded the online payment company with three partners in 2000. The company helps Internet shoppers buy stuff online without a credit...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:19 PM
The developers of the stalled Westport Waterfront filed a $225 million suit in bankruptcy court Wednesday alleging that out-of-state financiers posed as potential investors in the project and then conspired with others to upend development plans....
| Dec 13, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Deatrice S. Besong says it feels like winning the lottery: Her mortgage servicer recently agreed to reduce her loan by $249,000 next year, saving her $300 a month and erasing the debt overhang that has her owing far more than her house is worth.
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Mary Love Mezzanotte, a registered nurse who later became a lawyer, died Thursdayof liver cancer at her West Friendship home. She was 56.
The daughter of a career naval officer and a homemaker, Mary Love Green was born in the Canal Zone in Panama and...
| Feb 17, 2013
Raymond "Chip" Mason first met Joseph A. Sullivan over dinner at a Chicago restaurant, where the founder of Legg Mason Inc. interviewed the young bond trading manager for a job with the Baltimore company.
A lot of the conversation, Mason recalled, was...