| Dec 28, 2011
| 5:58 PM
As a deadline set by city officials draws near, leaders of the beleaguered company that organized the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix have yet to finalize plans for restructuring the business or paying debts to the city.
City officials gave Baltimore...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 6:25 PM
Baltimore's Millennial Media Inc., one of the dominant companies in the rapidly growing field of mobile advertising, plans to raise $75 million in a public stock offering — money it will use to expand its operations overseas and go head-to-head...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 6:52 PM
Construction magnate and self-described "gearhead" Dale Dillon has built offices for high-speed racing teams, laid tracks for IndyCar contests in two cities and, despite having only one leg, raced open-wheeled cars competitively around the country.
| 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...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Some years back, I found a letter in my mailbox at The Sun addressed to Jeanne Moreau, the iconic French actress of the 1950s and '60s, in Paris — a rather glamorous and mysterious missive, given that the bulk of my correspondence tends to come from...
| Mar 21, 2012
Republicans have morality upside down. They're condemning gay marriage, abortion, access to contraception, and the wall separating church and state.
But the moral crisis in America isn't a breakdown in private morality. It's a breakdown in public...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Consumers are still holding back on spending, and that uncertainty led to a slowdown in retail sales momentum last week, an index that measures national retail business shows.
The index released Tuesday by the International Council of Shopping Centers...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 11:15 AM
I read with interest Peter Yarrow's recent opinion piece in The Sun ("Tell the banks 'no thanks,'" Nov. 4).Though I certainly get his point about providing the public sound options in support of their banking needs, he threw smaller community banks...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 5:04 PM
The state has threatened to seize assets of the company that runs the Baltimore Grand Prix to recover nearly $600,000 in unpaid taxes, the Maryland Comptroller's Office said Monday.
"We don't want to take anybody's business," said Caron Brace, a...
| May 6, 2012
Financial advisers often have an alphabet of professional designations behind their names, but the dominant one remains "CFP," or certified financial planner.
The CFP Board, which sets the national standards for financial planners, has announced in the...
| Aug 21, 2011
Online budgeting sites aim to take the tedium out of money management, and the latest entry even tries to make a game of it with cash prizes.
Budgeting is such a turnoff that some financial professionals won't even use the term with clients.