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  • T. Rowe Price sees Facebook investment more than triple in a year

    T. Rowe Price Group's stake in Facebook Inc. more than tripled in value as the social networking giant went public Friday. At the close of the market Friday, T. Rowe's investment in Facebook was valued at $695.8 million. The Baltimore-based mutual fund...
  • Md. yet to distribute $3.6M in slots funds for small businesses

    Nearly two years after Maryland's first casino opened, the state has yet to dole out any of the $3.6 million in slots revenue that has accumulated for small, minority- and women-owned businesses, frustrating advocates and lawmakers. State officials are...
  • T. Rowe Price reports 3Q profit increase

    Baltimore money manager T. Rowe Price reported on Tuesday a nearly 10 percent increase in third-quarter profit, but clients withdrew more money than they put into mutual funds and other investments for the first time in nearly three years. Price missed...
  • The extra dollars you're paying at the pump are going to Wall Street speculators

    The extra dollars you're paying at the pump are going to Wall Street speculators
    Nothing drives voter sentiment like the price of gas -- already up nearly 30 cents from the start of the year and hitting $4 in many places. The last time gas topped $4 was 2008. And nothing energizes Republicans like rising energy prices. House...
  • Some investors still on sidelines

    Some investors still on sidelines
    After a brutal third quarter in which the United States saw an unprecedented downgrade of its credit, many weary investors are staying on the sidelines. Despite encouraging signs about new unemployment claims in recent days, uncertainty remains as the...
  • Legg Mason posts first quarterly loss since 2009

    Legg Mason Inc. reported Friday that it lost $9.5 million in the first quarter, citing the costs of restructuring debt and launching two funds. On a per-share basis, the Baltimore-based investment firm lost 7 cents. Total revenues for the quarter reached...
  • The Interview: Randall M. Griffin has overseen growth of COPT

    The Interview: Randall M. Griffin has overseen growth of COPT
    He's led the Columbia-based company through two recessions and overseen its growth into a nationally known developer with $5 billion in assets and a specialty in high-security buildings for defense agency and defense contractor tenants. In March, Randall...
  • Md. firms, treasurer balk at proposed money market regulations

    Battle lines are being drawn over whether money market funds need more protection in the event of another financial crisis. Maryland investment firms and the state treasurer are on one side of the fight; the SEC chairman is on the other. Baltimore's T....
  • Risky business in the classroom

    Risky business in the classroom
    In 2008, I transitioned from professional practice to academia. Since then, I have been privileged to teach at several fine universities in theWashington, D.C.area. For me, the difficult economic times have had a silver lining in that they have given me...
  • 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...