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  • How we did it

    The Sun's report on corporate chief-executive compensation in Maryland is based on data gathered by Aon Corp., a global benefits consulting firm based in Chicago, under a contract with Tribune Co. newspapers. Aon obtained the data from the most recent...
  • Many executives delivered 'bang for the buck'

    For 2004, a year that saw the shares of T. Rowe Price Group Inc. surge more than 31 percent, company chief executive George A. Roche received a more modest 21.7 percent bump in his compensation - just about all from performance bonuses. In short, a half-...
  • Jonathan Ogden wants to be highest-paid lineman

    Jonathan Ogden wants to be highest-paid lineman
    If the Ravens are going to keep Pro Bowl tackle Jonathan Ogden beyond the 2000 season, they probably will have to make him the highest-paid offensive lineman in NFL history. That was the upshot of two days of meetings this week between Ogden's agent,...
  • Avoid tax bite in transferring property to child

    Q: My wife passed away recently. The property was in our joint names. I want to type a warranty or quitclaim deed, and transfer property to my daughter and myself as joint owners and keep the deed at home. If I die, my daughter can record the deed. Is...
  • Commodity prices make chocolate treats a treasure

     Commodity prices make chocolate treats a treasure
    If your family Easter traditions include a hunt for mini-eggs and other chocolate goodies, you might consider grabbing a basket and joining the kids in the search. There is something really valuable in that tin foil. Cocoa's a hot commodity. Actually,...
  • A rural vibe in Manhattan Beach

    A rural vibe in Manhattan Beach
    This Napa farmhouse-style home, which takes its cues from 19th-century floor plans, sits on a corner lot in the Manhattan Beach Tree Section. White bead board brings a rural tone to the interiors as does the country kitchen's butcher-block counters and...
  • Stocking up on hamburger, 40 pounds at a time

    Some bulk buyers of fresh beef products, seeking relief from a big spike in meat prices, have found an alternative to Costco, with drive-through access instead of a crazy parking lot. Dozens of cars queued up on Monday at Papa's Tree Farm, nestled...
  • Exclusive: Biogen prices hemophilia drug on par with older therapies

    (Reuters) - Biogen Idec Inc is pricing its newly approved long-acting hemophilia drug, Alprolix, to cost U.S. patients, and insurers, about the same per year as older, less convenient therapies whose price can reach about $300,000 annually. The move...
  • Learn the secret codes to shopping success

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - As superstore pricing mysteries go, it's not the equivalent of "The Da Vinci Code," but there's still something deliciously elusive about the so-called "Costco Code" that has set the tongues of shopping mavens wagging for the past...
  • Weak U.S. prices, not inflation, the threat now: Fed's Yellen

    Weak U.S. prices, not inflation, the threat now: Fed's Yellen
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Persistently low inflation poses a more immediate threat to the U.S. economy than rising prices, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday, stressing that the U.S. central bank would be delivering policy stimulus for some...
  • Europe's top banks shed 2 trillion euros as regulatory belt tightens

    LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's top 30 banks cut assets by 2 trillion euros ($2.76 trillion) last year and are set to cut them again in 2014 as regulatory pressure prompts investment banks to shrink and retail banks sell some of their loans into a rising...
  • World economy on steady course at best, China a worry, polls show

    (Reuters) - The world economy can expect steady growth at best over the coming year, but any rapid slowdown in China as it tries to rebalance its economy could upset the still-unsteady progress, Reuters polls showed. Growth in the United States, the...