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  • French firm won't bid again

    French firm won't bid again
    Constellation Energy Group's largest shareholder, whose higher offer to acquire the Baltimore company was rebuffed for a proposed $4.7 billion deal with Warren Buffett, said yesterday that it will not submit another bid for the firm. The announcement...
  • Under the microscope

    Under the microscope
    Maryland's top energy regulator vowed a thorough review of the sale of Constellation Energy Group as state lawmakers grilled the company's executives about its management and the terms of a deal it struck to avoid a possible bankruptcy. Douglas Nazarian,...
  • Phelps' voyage

    Phelps' voyage
    Michael Phelps was 15 years old the day he returned home to Rodgers Forge from his first Olympic Games in 2000. He had finished 5th in the 200-meter butterfly in Sydney, Australia, even though he was mostly ears and arms at that point, and it seemed as...
  • Millions may go to executives at CEG

    Constellation Energy Group, which narrowly avoided bankruptcy last year, negotiated a deal with France's largest utility ensuring senior managers would receive up to $32 million in long-term performance and retention incentives during the next two years....
  • Constellation fights for deal

    Constellation fights for deal
    Nearly a year ago, Constellation Energy Group was fighting for its very existence as a credit crisis during the financial sector meltdown pushed the company to the verge of bankruptcy. On Monday, the Baltimore company faced a different fight: trying to...
  • Rail union members vote down BNSF proposal to cut train crew size

    A tentative agreement to reduce train crew size on one of the nation's largest rail carriers has failed, according to the labor union whose members voted on it this week. The pact would have eliminated on-board conductors on 60 percent of BNSF Railway,...
  • China August factory growth slows to near six-year low, calls grow for more stimulus

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's factory output grew at the weakest pace in nearly six years in August while growth in other key sectors also cooled, raising fears the world's second-largest economy may be at risk of a sharp slowdown unless Beijing takes fresh...
  • U.S. senator says Warren Buffett called him about tax inversions

    U.S. senator says Warren Buffett called him about tax inversions
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch, the top Republican on the tax-writing Finance Committee, said billionaire investor Warren Buffett called him recently to find out what Congress might do about companies that move abroad for tax purposes....
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Price We Pay'

    Arriving so soon after the first reports of Burger King's corporate maneuvering to enjoy a whopping big tax break by establishing a new legal address in Canada, "The Price We Pay" seems all the more timely, if not prescient. This well-crafted...
  • Burger King and Warren Buffett under fire for Tim Hortons deal

    Burger King and Warren Buffett under fire for Tim Hortons deal
    Burger King's $11.4-billion deal for Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. — with a new headquarters in Canada — sparked calls for a boycott and criticism of billionaire Warren Buffett, who is helping to finance the merger. The...
  • End 'Inversions': Lower Corporate Tax Rates

    The Obama administration is highly exercised about "inversion," the practice by which an American corporation acquires a foreign company and moves its headquarters out of the U.S. to benefit from lower tax rates abroad. Not fair, says Barack Obama. It's...
  • Buffett puts shareholders ahead of patriotism in Canadian deal

    Buffett puts shareholders ahead of patriotism in Canadian deal
    Warren Buffett may be most famous for the billions of dollars he has made from investing but he is also well known as a cheerleader for the United States. The Oracle of Omaha routinely exhorts investors to put their money in America, "the mother lode of...