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  • Phelps' decision on 2012 Games to have deep impact

    For a week now, Michael Phelps has been one of the most polarizing figures in sports. And though this isn't the first time Phelps' judgment has been questioned, fallout from the incident has introduced something new to his career: indecision. Maybe,...
  • Commercial cash

    It happens only rarely - a television show popular enough to anchor 85 million people to their sofas for an hour. But to the delight of advertisers, and General Electric Co.'s NBC, that's how many people are expected to tune in to the finale of the hit...
  • CEOs find that pay is now tied to results

    At first glance, Nolan D. Archibald might seem like a perfect example for critics of runaway executive pay. The chief executive of Black & Decker Corp. pulled in a base salary of nearly $1.5 million and a bonus of $3 million last year while...
  • Nipper Mania

    For fans around the world, Nipper is not just the RCA trademark, he's the lovable dog they never had.For Baltimoreans, Nipper is not just the lovable dog they never had, he's a colossal piece of urban bric-a-brac they nearly lost forever. Tomorrow,...
  • World's fairs help us appreciate history and imagine the future

    World's fairs help us appreciate history and imagine the future
    More than 51 million people visited the 1964 World's Fair in New York City. Not everyone's trip was news-worthy, but one especially famous visitor was science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov. Being of a speculative nature, Asimov asked himself, what might the...
  • Property of the Week: 10 Salisbury Way in Farmington

    Property of the Week: 10 Salisbury Way in Farmington
    On her first visit to 10 Salisbury Way in Farmington, Lorraine exclaimed to her husband, “This is it!” That was some 17 years ago when the couple decided to return to their Connecticut roots after living in Florida for three years. Lorraine...
  • Money-smart kids: what you can teach your kids about money

    At a recent conference at George Washington University on financial literacy among teens, one student at GW, Andrew Bent, gave full credit to his grandmother for piquing his interest in finance when she bought him 100 shares of General Electric stock....
  • Online peer-to-peer banker LendingClub files for IPO

    (Reuters) - LendingClub Corp, the world's largest online marketplace directly connecting borrowers and investors, filed with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering of common stock. Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending lets investors lend directly to...
  • Buffett to get 9% on $3 billion investment in Burger King deal

    Buffett to get 9% on $3 billion investment in Burger King deal
    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is providing $3 billion of financing for Burger King's planned takeover of Tim Hortons and will earn 9 percent annual interest on the investment. Berkshire is taking a preferred equity stake and won't be involved in...
  • Self-evaluation: Philbin calls audible

    Self-evaluation: Philbin calls audible
    Let's see if this helps: When Dolphins players arrived for their first meeting of training camp, the music video from the Pharrell Williams song, "Happy," was playing on the large screen typically reserved for football video. That started a different...
  • Rising North American plane demand boosts leasing market: BOC Aviation

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A pick-up in North America's aviation market is providing a boost for the leasing industry as demand from Southeast Asian airlines starts to slow, according to the head of BOC Aviation, Asia's second-biggest aircraft lessor. "Now,...
  • S&P 500 closes above 2,000; investors may get a psychological boost

    S&P 500 closes above 2,000; investors may get a psychological boost
    The Standard & Poor's 500 stock index, a widely watched measure of a broad array of stocks, closed above the 2,000 level for the first time as investors pushed aside worries over global unrest to focus on the improving domestic economy. The latest...