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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...
  • Eyeing revenue, states try to predict billionaires' moves

    WASHINGTON The wealthiest Americans can move markets at home and abroad with their business decisions. When they sell massive quantities of stock, receive huge bonuses or suffer crushing losses, those events also can have a significant impact on state...
  • Affordable, thriving cities across the country

    Affordable, thriving cities across the country
    The cheapest places to live aren't necessarily the best places to live. Cities with super-low living costs can suffer from high unemployment, poverty and a lack of services. So while cost of living is an important consideration in choosing where you...
  • Silicon Valley provocateur Thiel takes on 'many-sided mediocrity'

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Forget striving for a well-rounded resume. According to a new book from Peter Thiel, the investor and PayPal co-founder, well-roundedness amounts to "many-sided mediocrity." Instead, his "Zero to One" urges entrepreneurs to...
  • Retirement: senior money moments

    Four years ago, employees in the legal department of Wells Fargo Advisors fielded an average of 30 reports a month from advisers in branch offices who were concerned about elderly clients. Today, reports about clients potentially being victimized by...
  • USDA chief says urged Buffett to ready BNSF for record crops

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack met with Warren Buffett last week to urge the billionaire investor to make sure his BNSF railroad is ready for an expected record corn and soy harvest this year. Vilsack said on Tuesday...
  • 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....
  • 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,...