| Jun 7, 2011
| 9:10 AM
I just can't take this anymore. I am sick of the Democrats (tax the rich) and Republicans (cut programs but not defense) and their endless back and forth about who is to blame for the deficit. Guess what gang? Both of you are.
A perfect example of this...
| 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...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 11:27 AM
In “Tower Heist,” opening Friday, a group devastated by a failed Ponzi scheme conspire to rob a businessman’s high-rise. In preparation for the new flick, we asked our staff which unsuspecting individual they would you like to steal from...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 3:00 AM
This week, President Obama travels to Wall Street, where he'll demand -- in light of the Street's continuing antics since the bailout, as well as its role in watering down the Volcker rule -- that the Glass-Steagall Act be resurrected and big banks be...
| 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...
| Jun 27, 2012
While all eyes are on the Supreme Court and Obamacare, a quieter battle is being waged against the president's other major initiative, the Dodd-Frank financial reform act.
Wall Street has already watered down or delayed most of Dodd-Frank. Now it wants...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 3:45 PM
Leaders of the financially-strapped company that produced the Baltimore Grand Prix have been interviewing candidates to take the helm of the group, officials said Wednesday.
"Believe it or not, there are several people who have expressed interest,"...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...