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  • Rough week for stock market and the many invested in it

    Ed Fishel is a year and three months from retirement. Ask him if he noticed that the stock market plunged last week, and the Monkton man will laugh incredulously. "Are you kidding me?" he said Friday, less than 24 hours after stock-market indexes...
  • No sympathy for stock traders

    I'm writing in response to the photo of the traders on the stock exchange floor with their heads in their hands ("Summer plunge," Aug. 5). My heart goes out to those little brats in their $3,000 suits . Especially the one with the $10,000 wristwatch. Next...
  • Investors' flight to Treasuries seen to have a short-term benefit to consumers

    Investors watched stock markets swoon and economists fretted about the nation's fragile recovery on the first day of trading after the unprecedented downgrade of the nation's credit rating. But amid the gloom Monday were a few bright spots for consumers:...
  • Consumer and business confidence seen as key to weathering economic storm

    Consumer and business confidence seen as key to weathering economic storm
    Bettie Dunkin was surprisingly unfazed by the financial turmoil of the last few days. The 53-year-old accountant, who had been out of work for months and only recently landed a temporary job, spoke for many Americans when she said: "We're getting numb."...
  • Home sales rose, prices fell in Baltimore area in July

    Home sales rose, prices fell in Baltimore area in July
    As if foreclosures, high unemployment and tight credit weren't enough, would-be homebuyers in the Baltimore region got more fodder for wariness Wednesday as the Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 500 points and a new local report showed...
  • 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...
  • Young investors show less interest in IRAs

    Give anyone age 40 and older a time machine and they would likely go back to their early 20s — to open an IRA. That's because by 40, many of us have learned the miracle of compound earnings over time. We kick ourselves for not socking away even...
  • Millennial Media readies for IPO Thursday

    Millennial Media readies for IPO Thursday
    Baltimore's Millennial Media Inc., one of the largest companies in the fast-growing mobile advertising industry, said it would launch its public offering on Thursday, with expectations of selling $132.6 million worth of shares on its first day on the...
  • Millennial Media's shares nearly double at IPO opening

    Millennial Media Inc., a Baltimore-based mobile advertising company, broke a years-long IPO drought in the city's technology sector and went public today on the New York Stock Exchange with an opening share price of $13.  Shares immediately shot up to...
  • Mobile ad leader Millennial Media goes public

    Mobile ad leader Millennial Media goes public
    For a day, a Baltimore company had IPO fever. Fast-growing Millennial Media Inc., a Baltimore-based mobile advertising company, sold shares to the public Thursday, breaking a years-long IPO drought in the city's technology sector. It ended the day valued...
  • Four Baltimore startups named to join new accelerator

    Four Baltimore startups were chosen to participate in the inaugural accelerator program launched by the Emerging Technology Center, the city's main technology business incubator. The news, announced Thursday, couldn't come at a better time for the city's...
  • 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...