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  • U.S. suit against S&P: Bad for business, bad for democracy

    U.S. suit against S&P: Bad for business, bad for democracy
    The Justice Department is accusing Standard & Poor's of defrauding investors with optimistic ratings of mortgage-backed securities and derivatives prior to the financial crisis. While investors are entitled to answers about those conflicts, compensation and reforms, Attorney General Eric Holder and President Barack Obama, by singling out S&P instead of other bond raters, appear to be engaging in political vengeance and put freedom of speech at risk.
  • Baltimore lawyer pursues mortgage-related actions against banks

    Baltimore lawyer pursues mortgage-related actions against banks
    Since Baltimore City Hall contended in a federal lawsuit last year that a group of international banks conspired to keep a key interest rate benchmark low, more municipalities and private companies have started to investigate potential losses because of...

    Some Ravens fans booked for Denver trip while others contemplate cost

    Some Ravens fans booked for Denver trip while others contemplate cost
    To mark his 30th birthday, Patrick McAuliffe made it his goal to attend every Ravens game this season. So when he saw the preliminary NFL playoff schedule last week and figured the Ravens might end up playing the Broncos in the second round, he booked a...

    Fed's easy money will eventually trigger inflation

    Fed's easy money will eventually trigger inflation
    Bar the door, Nelly — the Fed has abandoned all restraint and will now print money to finance the federal deficit. To support the weak recovery, the Federal Reserve continues to keep short-term interest rates near zero, purchase mortgage-backed...

    Ravens games showing up more frequently on Washington-area TVs

    Ravens games showing up more frequently on Washington-area TVs
    For years, the Ravens quietly tried to make the case to the NFL that Baltimore-Washington would function best as a single television market. The current system -- in which the Redskins and Ravens have separate markets -- left some Ravens fans, in...