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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...
  • Teen wishes for mentor and gets one

    Teen wishes for mentor and gets one
    Arman Molla was diagnosed with bone cancer nearly two years ago when he was just 15. In the hospital he had a lot of time to think. Too much time, he says. He started to let himself wonder if he would ever be able to sky-dive. Or even if he would...
  • Reviews: 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century' by Thomas Piketty, 'Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism' by David Harvey

    Reviews: 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century' by Thomas Piketty, 'Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism' by David Harvey
    James Surowiecki wrote recently in The New Yorker of Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and CEO of the private-equity firm Blackstone Group. Schwarzman is worth more than $10 billion. But he's convinced that he is being persecuted. Some have called for the...
  • U.S. Appeals Court Rules Against Travelers In $500 Million Asbestos Case

    A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered The Travelers Cos. to pay more than $500 million to satisfy asbestos-related claims stemming from the insurer's coverage of insulation maker Johns-Manville Corp, a policyholder that spent six years in...
  • Bill Gates resurrects 45-year-old book 'Business Adventures'

    Bill Gates resurrects 45-year-old book 'Business Adventures'
    Bill Gates has performed quite a few feats of business magic in his day. Now he's performed a literary resurrection: He's lifted up one of his favorite books from that purgatory called "out of print." John Brooks published "Business Adventures: Twelve...
  • Buffett donates $2.8 bln to Gates, family charities

    (Reuters) - Warren Buffett this week donated $2.8 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to five charities, as part of the billionaire's plan to give away nearly all of his wealth. Buffett donated about 21.73 million Class "B" shares of Berkshire on...
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Buffett, Gates, Adelson don't get immigration

    A trio of billionaires — Sheldon Adelson, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates — say they want to "End the Immigration Impasse," to quote the headline of their recent New York Times op-ed. The article will do nothing to end that impasse, however,...
  • Convention No. 1 for Allentown

    Convention No. 1 for Allentown
    Signaling confidence in Allentown's ongoing renaissance, the Pennsylvania Municipal League plans to hold its annual convention in Allentown next year for the first time in 25 years... Controversy is brewing over the sale of the company led by Air...