| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers refused to roll over and play dead after the recent hostile takeover offer from Men's Wearhouse.
On Friday, the Hampstead-based retailer announced that its board recommends shareholders reject a $1.61 billion acquisition offer from...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 6:29 PM
A merger of the top two U.S. food distributors, Sysco and US Foods, could mean cutbacks at facilities in Severn and Jessup that employ hundreds of workers and sit fewer than 10 miles apart as a combined company consolidates operations across the United...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Last Sunday's edition had a couple of topics that merit responses. JP Morgan Chase's record $13 billion tentative settlement with the U.S. Justice Department concerning the alleged misrepresentation of residential mortgage-backed securities begs the...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:49 AM
WASHINGTON -- The 16-day shutdown of the federal government last month resulted in $2 billion in lost productivity and, at its peak, left 40 percent of the federal workforce furloughed, according to a report released by the Obama administration Thursday....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:36 PM
July 25 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday:
** Dell Inc founder Michael Dell raised his $24.4 billion bid by less than 1 percent just hours before it was to be put to a vote,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Consumers plan to spend an average of several hundred dollars to upward of $600 getting kids ready for school, and plenty aren't waiting until August, the busiest back-to-school spending period.
The National Retail Federation expects families with...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 6:09 AM
New attention is coming to the 2009 case of a programmer who was detained by the FBI and interrogated without an arrest warrant at the direct request of Goldman Sachs. Meanwhile, the BART commuter service is running -- for now -- in San Francisco after...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Last Wednesday, at the company’s Investor Day, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank ended his opening statement by urging those in attendance to clap if they felt so compelled.
There were, indeed, moments that inspired people in the crowd to bring their...
| May 15, 2013
| 12:48 PM
The state Public Utilities Commission will schedule a formal hearing on whether to make Uber Technologies, which lets Baltimore customers hail a town car by smart phone, abide by regulations that govern taxi companies.
The app-driven startup company Uber...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 8:12 AM
The budget fights in Washington, D.C., and Annapolis are looking predictably ugly this year and are shaping up along familiar lines: Do we raise taxes? Do we sink deeper in debt? Which programs do we cut — and how deep? How can we fund public...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 10:30 AM
The big news out of the island of Manhattan this week was the gripes of a resigning Goldman Sachs executive, the proverbial parting shot heard round the world. Instead of the usual poison pen letter to the boss or even a YouTube video posted on the...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 10:57 AM
Greg Smiith, a former executive with Goldman Sachs, became a hero yesterday to workers worldwide, as well as to everyone fed up with fat-cat bankers.
His resignation, published in an op-ed in the New York Times, explained that he was leaving the...