| Sep 1, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Brad Banker grew up a sports fan outside Green Bay, Wis., but auto racing was not high on his list of passions. His father was a longtime employee of the Packers and Banker, who somehow became a fan of the rival Minnesota Vikings, wound up playing...
| Sep 1, 2013
Until a decade ago, Mary Ann Scully had been with First National Bank of Maryland — later Allfirst — for her entire banking career.
But after M&T Bank Corp. acquired Allfirst Financial Inc. in 2003, Scully went in a new direction. Along...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Maryland's financial regulator is trying to stop illegal online payday loans by going after the banks that help make the loans possible.
"Without the payday lender's bank, the payday lender can't operate in my state," said Mark Kaufman, commissioner with...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:26 PM
In return for the promise to bring another 650 jobs to Baltimore, city leaders are poised on Wednesday to give financial services giant Morgan Stanley more time to meet the terms of a $3.25 million loan forgiveness program.
The Board of Estimates vote...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:01 PM
The huge warehouse planned for Southeast Baltimore fits the profile of online retailer Amazon's rapidly expanding distribution network, according to shipping industry analysts.
The 1 million-square-foot facility is so big it only makes sense for a...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:26 AM
The Arbutus Business and Professional Association spent Saturday morning making a sales pitch to one of the community's most valuable resources: students at University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Again this year, ABPA had a table at the campus'...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Harry L.W. "Tombstone" Hopkins, who was an insurance salesman, banker, rural mail carrier, orphans' court judge, registrar of wills, funeral home attendant and tombstone salesman, and finally a Harford County Living Treasure, died Sunday of septic shock...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:38 PM
State Sen. Jim Brochin of Towson this week joined a chorus of high-ranking officials who oppose a proposed state loan to help fund renovations to the Greene Turtle in Towson.
Brochin, whose District 42 includes the Towson area, wrote a letter on...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Shares of Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. jumped 12.5 percent Tuesday after investment manager BeaconLight Capital LLC urged the Hampstead-based men's apparel chain to change direction by reorganizing its board and returning cash to shareholders.
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:45 PM
The Eldersburg Bank of America on Ridge Road was robbed at gunpoint Thursday morning, according to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office.
The Sheriff's Office announced in a news release that it is seeking information regarding the identity and location...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:10 AM
The Prince George's County Council last week unanimously passed a bill creating a lending program for banks and small businesses in the county.
The bill requires the county to keep at least $10 million in deposits in community banks, which would then...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s buying spree continued Monday when the Hunt Valley broadcaster announced its largest deal to date at nearly $1 billion.
Sinclair plans to buy eight larger-market television stations, including NewsChannel 8 and the ABC...