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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...
  • 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...
  • Dairy Queen joins list of retailers hit by hacker attack

    Dairy Queen has become the latest victim of computer hackers bent on pilfering customers' credit and debit card information. The Edina, Minn.-based ice cream and fast-food chain confirmed Wednesday that "customer data at a limited number of stores may be...
  • 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...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr., Warren Buffett appear ready to rumble in photo

    Floyd Mayweather Jr., Warren Buffett appear ready to rumble in photo
    It sure looked like a big-money bout for a second there. Around 7 p.m. PDT Tuesday, Floyd Mayweather Jr., regarded as the best boxer in the world, shared a picture of himself and billionaire Warren Buffett in what looked like two men about the square...
  • 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...
  • Burger King, Warren Buffett under fire for Canadian inversion deal

    Burger King, Warren Buffett under fire for Canadian inversion deal
    Burger King Worldwide Inc. and billionaire investor Warren Buffett faced sharp criticism over plans that would create a new Canadian company after buying Tim Hortons Inc. to take advantage of Canada's lower corporate tax rates. Burger King said...
  • 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...