| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Stock in Columbia-based Micros Systems Inc. surged Tuesday after a report that it was about to be acquired by technology giant Oracle Corp.
The company's shares shot up nearly 15 percent to close at $66.33 each in Tuesday trading after Bloomberg News...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:08 PM
A former Baltimore Sun editor has been named president of the Poynter Institute, a journalism school and media strategy center with students around the world.
Timothy A. Franklin, 53, who served as editor and senior vice president of the Sun between...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Kris H. Jenner, the manager of T. Rowe Price Health Sciences Fund until his resignation in February, has raised more than $100 million to launch a Baltimore-based hedge fund, Bloomberg News reported.
The hedge fund, which will be called Rock Springs...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:58 PM
Soon after hearing that Hostess Brands Inc. was shutting down for good, Lisa Renee Clark wasted no time dashing out to the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thriftshop in Glen Burnie.
But by midday Friday, she was almost too late. The Twinkies had sold out. Supplies...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Hispanic and union leaders in Maryland applauded reports Sunday that Thomas E. Perez, a longtime civil rights attorney who led the state's labor department for two years, is poised to be nominated as secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor as early as...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 6:02 PM
American employers added more jobs than forecast in July and wages climbed.
Payrolls rose by 117,000 workers after a 46,000 increase in June that was larger than earlier estimated, the Labor Department said Friday. The median estimate in a Bloomberg News...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 6:31 PM
Michael Bloomberg's first donation to Johns Hopkins was $5, which he gave the year after he graduated in 1964 from the university with an engineering degree.
The New York mayor now ranks as Hopkins' largest contributor, and possibly the largest donor...
| Dec 9, 2008
Constellation Energy Group, which agreed to sell itself to Warren Buffett's MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co. three months ago in the midst of a financial crisis, said yesterday that it will begin talks with its largest shareholder about its unsolicited...
| Dec 16, 2008
Baltimore's Constellation Energy Group Inc. is nearing an agreement to sell to Electricite de France SA half of its nuclear-power business for $4.5 billion and terminate a planned takeover of the entire company by Warren Buffett's MidAmerican Energy...
| Sep 20, 2008
Constellation Energy Group sealed an agreement yesterday allowing Warren Buffett's MidAmerican Energy Holdings to buy the company for $4.7 billion, even as the Baltimore firm's largest shareholder was reported to be weighing a higher bid for the company....
| Oct 9, 2008
Electricite de France chief executive Pierre Gadonneix said yesterday that the company may make a new takeover offer for Constellation Energy Group with buyout firm KKR & Co. and others.
EDF objects to Baltimore-based Constellation's $4.7 billion sale to...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 11:20 AM
AbbVie said Friday that media reports claiming the drugmaker is seeking additional financing to complete its $55 billion takeover of the Irish pharmaceutical firm Shire are untrue.
A media report published Friday morning said the North Chicago-based...