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  • 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,...
  • Bill seeks to give PSC power to approve Constellation deal

    Maryland lawmakers introduced legislation yesterday that would give the state's chief energy regulator the power to approve Constellation Energy Group's proposed nuclear-power venture with France's largest utility, adding a regulatory hurdle to the deal....
  • 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 seals deal for its sale

    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....
  • 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...
  • The best way to keep companies in U.S.

    The best way to keep companies in U.S.
    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 President Barack...
  • Burger King shows firms now must have it their way on taxes

    WASHINGTON — 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...
  • Passive funds an active threat for Europe's fund managers

    LONDON (Reuters) - Warren Buffett built a fortune of nearly $60 billion from astute stock picking, but when the 83-year-old dies, the vast majority of the money he leaves his wife will be parked in a fund that simply moves in step with an index. The...
  • Buffett's Burger King backing flips Obama inversions calculus

    Buffett's Burger King backing flips Obama inversions calculus
    WASHINGTON — Billionaire Warren Buffett was an ally of President Barack Obama during the 2008 presidential campaign and the force behind Obama's "Buffett Rule," designed to increase tax bills for the wealthiest Americans. Now, the second-richest...
  • Floyd Mayweather, trainers confident about Marcos Maidana rematch

    Floyd Mayweather, trainers confident about Marcos Maidana rematch
    Floyd Mayweather Jr. has dealt with a rematch before, and while the judges’ scoring was more narrow in his second 2002 meeting against Mexico’s Jose Luis Castillo, the bout was widely viewed as a more convincing Mayweather victory. “...
  • Rosa Parks artifacts sold for $4.5 million to Buffett son: lawyer

    (Reuters) - A foundation controlled by the son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett has paid $4.5 million for hundreds of artifacts belonging to civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks, a lawyer for Parks' heirs said on Friday. The artifacts, which include...
  • Warren Buffett should explain Burger King deal, which looks to some like tax evasion

    The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Wednesday, Aug. 27: Warren Buffett might very well be America's favorite investor, but his latest deal may prove to be highly unpopular with his acolytes. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is...