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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Keeping Congress clean

    Keeping Congress clean
    In September 2008, the U.S. financial system was teetering on collapse and the stock market was shaky. But Alabama Republican Rep. Spencer Bachus saw opportunity in the crisis. According to an investigation by the CBS news program "60 Minutes," Mr. Bachus...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Nasdaq issues another warning to First Mariner

    First Mariner Bancorp says it has been notified by Nasdaq Stock Market that it still fails to meet the standards to remain listed on the exchange, according to documents filed with securities regulators on Friday. Nasdaq had given the Baltimore-based...
  • First Mariner delisted from Nasdaq stock market

    First Mariner Bancorp, locked in a fight for survival, suffered another setback Wednesday when its stock was delisted from the Nasdaq stock market. Starting Thursday, First Mariner shares will be traded on the over-the-counter bulletin board. The latest...
  • Legg Mason net drops 25 percent as outflows widen

    Baltimore-based asset manager Legg Mason reported a 25 percent drop in quarterly earnings Thursday, driven by investment losses and a wider outflow of client cash amid volatile stock markets. Assets under management were $611.8 billion at the end of...
  • Q&A with WWE announcer Jerry 'The King' Lawler

    Q&A with WWE announcer Jerry 'The King' Lawler
    Contemporary wrestling fans know Jerry “The King” Lawler as the voice of the WWE. But those who have followed Lawler’s career through the past four decades have witnessed the evolution of a true journeyman and icon of the professional...
  • McCormick signs agreement to buy Chinese company

    McCormick & Co. announced Monday that it had signed an agreement to buy a popular bouillon maker in China, expanding its growing presence there. Sparks-based McCormick has agreed to acquire Wuhan Asia-Pacific Condiments Co. Ltd. for about $141 million,...
  • Human Genome Sciences rebuffs $2.6 billion offer from GlaxoSmithKline

    Shares of Human Genome Sciences doubled in Thursday morning trading on news that a major British biopharmaceutical company offered to buy it for $2.6 billion, which the Rockville company rejected as too low. Human Genome, which uses the human DNA...