| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The drumbeat for weeks has been that $85 billion in across-the-board federal spending cuts known as the sequester would be so horrendous for the economy that lawmakers in Washington would be forced to compromise by the March 1 deadline.
When no deal was...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 1:56 PM
William Deal Waxter III, a retired securities analyst and World War II veteran, died of a stroke Feb. 11 at Broadmead Retirement Community. The former Roland Park resident was 88.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Lombardy Place, he spent his summers at...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 6:52 PM
When Laura Neuman heard that an Annapolis salad dressing maker was planning to move his business out of state, she arranged to meet with him.
Neuman listened to Greg Vetter's story and made some calls.
"She just said, 'Dude, you are NOT leaving...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:34 PM
T. Rowe Price Group announced Thursday it was raising its quarterly dividend by 12 percent to 38 cents per share. The dividend will be paid March 27 to those who are shareholders as of March 13.
The Baltimore-based money manager said it has increased its...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Legg Mason Inc. chose an insider as its new CEO, quelling speculation that the Baltimore-based money manager might be headed for a breakup that could have been bad news for the city.
After a worldwide search for a new leader, Legg announced Wednesday...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 5:18 PM
The manager of one of T. Rowe Price's top funds and two analysts have resigned, effective Friday.
Kris H. Jenner, 51, has managed the T. Rowe Price Health Sciences Fund since 2000. The fund, with $5 billion in assets, gained nearly 32 percent last year....
| Aug 30, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Jeanne M. Hammond, a homemaker and longtime volunteer, died Aug. 25 of congestive heart failure at her Glyndon home. She was 87.
The daughter of a builder and a homemaker, Jeanne Monroe Wales was born, raised and lived her entire life in Glyndon.
| Aug 31, 2012
| 4:26 PM
On a late summer afternoon, Glyndon, the village tucked between Reisterstown and the Worthington Valley and its Sagamore Farm, looked as pretty as the black-eyed Susans tumbling over the old-fashioned fences. Had I wandered outside Baltimore County and...
| Sep 1, 2012
The melody of the president's voice, the intensity of his movements gripped Jeremy Brickey's attention, cutting through the monotony of freshman orientation at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Honestly though, he thought Freeman A. Hrabowski...
| Sep 4, 2012
E. William "Bill" Scriba, a former T. Rowe Price treasurer and vice president who dedicated himself to supporting the Johns Hopkins University, died Aug. 28 at his residence in an assisted-living community in Sunnyvale, Calif., of undetermined causes....
| Sep 9, 2012
Only a late afternoon rain Saturday stopped a hoppin' Hampdenfest on The Avenue, but not before waitress Katherine Giauque won the festival's inaugural Baltimore Inter-Restaurant Battle.
In a wacky race for wait staffs at area restaurants —...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 9:02 PM
The second CEO in Legg Mason's history announced last week he was stepping down, raising the question: What's next for the Baltimore-based money manager?
Only the board — or more precisely, activist shareholder and Legg director Nelson Peltz ...