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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • COPT sells two office buildings in Rockville for $48.7 million

    Corporate Office Properties Trust said Monday that it had sold two office buildings and land in Rockville for about $48.7 million, part of the Columbia-based real estate investment trust's strategy of selling off non-core assets. COPT, which develops,...
  • Money managers confront turmoil in eurozone

    With all the upheaval in the eurozone and the promise of more to come, what's an investor to do? Kick anything vaguely European out of the 401(k)? Baltimore money managers T. Rowe Price and Legg Mason say they both have relatively low levels of...
  • Maryland's mismanaged pensions

    Maryland's mismanaged pensions
    There are serious clouds over the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System and the way the O'Malley administration has managed it. Consider the following: 1. The rate of return in the year ending March 31 was 3.18 percent, and the rate of return over...
  • Many workers are in the dark about 401(k) fees

    Survey after survey shows that many workers don't know how much they shell out in 401(k) fees — or that they even pay them. But can you blame employees? Fees aren't transparent, and account statements usually reflect the balance after the charges...
  • Facebook files to go public

    Facebook files to go public
    Facebook filed paperwork Wednesday to allow it to go public this spring, a deal being closely watched internationally — and especially at Baltimore's T. Rowe Price Group, which holds a stake of about $400 million in the social-networking behemoth...
  • What investors can expect in 2012

    If you had slept Rip Van Winkle-style through 2011, you'd be awakening now to find that your stock portfolio was much the same as you left it. Presuming you stayed awake, you endured a volatile year for equities. Market swings were so violent that by the...
  • Attachment legislating: Corporate cash and the GOP

    Attachment legislating: Corporate cash and the GOP
    If money is the mother's milk of politics, then America's big corporations are Big Mama, and Big Baby is the Republican Party suckling at the enormous bosom of business. Democrats, meanwhile, are abandoned brats scrounging for nourishment wherever they...
  • 'The United States of America does not run out without paying the tab'

    REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND TOWN HALL Ritchie Coliseum University of Maryland College Park, Maryland 11:04 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Maryland! (Applause.) Hello! Nice to see you. Thank you so much. (Applause.) Everybody,...
  • Obama pressures GOP on debt at College Park appearance

    Obama pressures GOP on debt at College Park appearance
    After weeks of negotiating behind the scenes, President Barack Obama came to the University of Maryland on Friday in an effort to convince the public that lawmakers could find compromise in their talks over raising nation's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling....