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  • America's real business leaders want to save capitalism [Commentary]

    America's real business leaders want to save capitalism [Commentary]
    A few weeks ago I was visited in my office by the chairman of one of the country's biggest high-tech firms. He wanted to talk about the causes and consequences of widening inequality and the shrinking middle class, and what to do about it. I asked him...
  • Berkshire Hathaway brings brokerage service to Maryland

    Berkshire Hathaway brings brokerage service to Maryland
    There will be fewer of the familiar blue-and-white Prudential signs marking homes for sale across the Baltimore region next month as some are replaced with plum-colored signs bearing another storied name. Berkshire Hathaway, the company headed by...
  • An opportunity for Pepco customers [Editorial]

    An opportunity for Pepco customers  [Editorial]
    Dear Pepco customers, We, your neighbors in the Baltimore Gas & Electric service territory, have a sense of how you must feel. A giant national corporation is swooping into town with an offer to buy your hometown utility, one that has been deeply...
  • What you need to know about the debt ceiling

    What you need to know about the debt ceiling
    Until recently, the markets largely ignored the political jockeying over whether to raise the federal debt ceiling, figuring there's no way Congress would purposely default on the nation's obligations and potentially throw the U.S. economy into another...
  • Politicians aren't like the rest of us

    Politicians aren't like the rest of us
    An Internet search is inconclusive as to where the phrase "no skin in the game" originated. Some ascribe it to the late columnist William Safire, others to investor Warren Buffett. Politicians often use the phrase to justify policies to their liking. It...
  • Bill Miller's fund is beating the market once more

    Bill Miller's fund is beating the market once more
    During the depth of the 2008 financial crisis when Bill Miller's funds were in free fall, a colleague advised him to get a dog. "I needed to change my luck," said the Legg Mason money manager, famous for beating the market 15 years in a row. "I reasoned...
  • To keep corporations here, fix the tax code

    To keep corporations here, fix the tax code
    The report of Apple avoiding corporate income taxes the past four years signals it's time to overhaul the U.S. corporate tax code. Like many multinationals with strong intellectual property, Apple legally earns nearly all of its income offshore. The U....
  • Maryland 5th-grader to present cupcake idea to Warren Buffett

    Maryland 5th-grader to present cupcake idea to Warren Buffett
    If you ever find yourself looking for an excuse to eat more cupcakes, 11-year-old Krissa Hillman has a good one. The fifth-grader from Bollman Bridge Elementary School in Jessup is the creative mastermind behind Cupcakes for Literacy, a business that...
  • Tribune Co. to emerge from bankruptcy Monday

    The last day of 2012 is the first of a new era for Tribune Co. After spending more than four years embroiled in a contentious Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, the reorganized Chicago-based media company will emerge Monday under new owners and a newly...
  • Possibility of Baltimore Sun sale brings interest from investors

    Possibility of Baltimore Sun sale brings interest from investors
    The possibility that the Tribune Co. will sell its newspapers after an imminent exit from bankruptcy has set off a new round of speculation about The Baltimore Sun's future ownership — along with expressions of interest from potential buyers....
  • Mismanaged Maryland

    Mismanaged Maryland
    There is a sharp disconnect between the image and reality of the O'Malley administration's fiscal policies. The image features pension reforms, reduced structural deficits, a rainy day fund, and protection of programs. The reality includes deferred...
  • Former Constellation CEO Shattuck retires from Exelon — but remains on its board

    Former Constellation CEO Shattuck retires from Exelon — but remains on its board
    Mayo A. Shattuck III, who coordinated the sale of two Baltimore institutions to out-of-state concerns and ran the region's power company for a volatile decade, has retired from the parent of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. Chicago-based Exelon Corp. didn'...