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  • U.S. stocks end higher despite negative news much of year

    U.S. stocks end higher despite negative news much of year
    Despite all the cliff drama in the past week that sent stocks spiraling downward, all three major U.S. stock indices ended the year higher — which might come as a surprise to many investors U.S. stocks rallied Monday in the last hours of trading...
  • Anxious investors try to remain calm amid wild swings in market

    Anxious investors try to remain calm amid wild swings in market
    Veteran money manager Brian Kroneberger Jr. didn't sleep well last week — and neither did his clients — as markets whipsawed and the Dow Jones industrial average posted Tums-popping losses and heart-pounding gains on a daily basis. Nervous...
  • In volatile market, some see bargains, others, pitfalls

    As the Dow took another 400-point tumble Thursday, Baltimore money manager David Stepherson found himself talking one client out of selling everything. "I advised him that it would not be a good idea because our view of things is that this is going to be...
  • A cleaner energy future

    A cleaner energy future
    Smart investors — including big firms placing millions and billions of dollars of their clients' money — know to look for long-term growth that gets ahead of emerging trends. That time-tested approach makes a great deal of sense today in...
  • Legg focused on reversing fund withdrawals

    Legg Mason Inc. has bounced back from the worst of the financial crisis by many counts. The Baltimore financial powerhouse has cleaned up its balance sheet without government help, returned to profitability and initiated a major cost-cutting program to...
  • Investors may soon be able to buy into their favorite Internet companies

    Investors may soon be able to buy into their favorite Internet companies
    Investment guru Peter Lynch once advised ordinary folks to "invest in what you know." For many small investors, some of the companies they are most familiar with are the e-commerce and social media sites they use every day. Now some of these private...
  • Horse breeders saddled with tax scrutiny

    Horse breeders saddled with tax scrutiny
    The battle over the federal budget has been playing out slowly in Congress for weeks, but it came galloping toward Maryland's thoroughbred farms recently in the form of a proposed tax increase. After threatening to trim the nation's ballooning budget...
  • Apple sparks renewed interest in dividend-paying stocks

    Apple sparks renewed interest in dividend-paying stocks
    Apple made headlines again last week, but this time they weren't entirely about the new iPad. The tech behemoth announced that it would start paying a quarterly dividend worth $2.65 per share beginning in July. That amounts to nearly $10 billion to be...
  • Mossburg doesn't let facts get in the way of her conclusion

    Marta Mossburg wrote in a recent Frederick News Post column that "people like easy answers" where "facts … often play a minor supporting role in our decision-making process." Ironically, she proves her point in a different column appearing the same...
  • Longtime T. Rowe manager Robert Gensler to retire

    Longtime T. Rowe Price money manager Robert Gensler is retiring at the end of the year after 19 years with the Baltimore company. Gensler, 54, a Baltimore native, has managed the $591 million T. Rowe Price Global Stock Fund since 2005. Previously, he...
  • T. Rowe Price could restart its expansion plans next year

    T. Rowe Price will likely occupy two new buildings at its Owings Mills campus next year, more than three years after the Baltimore money manager put its expansion plans on hold during the recession, the company's chief executive said Tuesday. James A.C....
  • Legg reports 10 percent increase in quarterly profit

    Legg Mason Inc. posted a 10 percent increase in quarterly profit on Tuesday as it lowered operating expenses as part of a just-completed cost-cutting initiative. The Baltimore money manager earned $76.1 million, or 54 cents a share, in its fiscal...