| Jul 24, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Under Armour Inc. scored a touchdown Tuesday with its second-quarter profit rising 7 percent, which sent its stock soaring.
Shares in the iconic Baltimore-based sports apparel maker surged 9 percent to $52.79 each in New York Stock Exchange trading after...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Maryland's $37 billion state pension system may lower its expectations of what it can earn on investments — a decision with potentially significant consequences for retirees and Maryland taxpayers.
Trustees of the system — which covers more...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 4:10 PM
An activist investor's push for a sale or merger at TeleCommunication Systems Inc. may be gaining traction.
J. Carlo Cannell has been accumulating shares and now holds a roughly 5.8 percent stake in the Annapolis company. In a letter to TCS last week,...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 8:36 AM
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,...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Spice maker McCormick & Co. Inc. said Thursday that its profit grew more than 13 percent in the third quarter, thanks to new products, acquisitions and strength in emerging markets.
The Sparks-based maker of spices and flavorings raised its full-year...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 9:30 AM
In her column, Marta Mossburg ("Kamenetz's risky bet," Sept. 26) asks, "Would you borrow money to pay off your mortgage and instead risk it in the market?" (I assume that she actually means "borrow money and increase your mortgage, risking the proceeds in...
| Oct 7, 2012
As pay raises go, it's hard to beat a fivefold increase.
That's the jump Hunt Valley-based Omega Healthcare Investors' CEO saw in compensation last year. After getting a thumbs down for its executive pay from a shareholder advisory firm, the company told...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Vocus, a Beltsville digital marketing company that's growing fast, has a number of useful services for marketers and public relations pros. One of them is PRWeb, a news release service that disseminates business announcements all over the web.
| Jul 1, 2013
| 8:24 AM
In honor of Loyola joining the Patriot League, City Council president Bernard C.“Jack” Young declared Monday to be Patriot League Day in Baltimore.
Loyola and Boston University are the two teams joining the Patriot League this season,...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones can make diving catches and hit mammoth homers, but on Friday we will find out how good he is at ... bell ringing.
Jones will ring the closing bell on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor on Friday afternoon...
| Nov 18, 2012
When Gail Folena-Wasserman joined Gaithersburg biotechnology startup MedImmune in 1991, she was its first employee in research and development, and dreamed of what the company might be "when it grew up."
Two decades later, the senior vice president for...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 8:55 AM
On a sun-splashed afternoon that marked the second day of summer, I joined a diverse throng of men, women and children, all waiting to board the Staten Island Ferry — a hulking orange vessel that provides free commuter service between Manhattan...