| Apr 19, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Under Armour launched a new marketing plan earlier this year, touting its up-and-coming athletes and most innovative products in an intense but short burst they called “a brand holiday.”
It appears to have paid off.
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Chemical maker W.R. Grace & Co. said Wednesday that its net income in the first quarter fell about 13 percent from the year-earlier period, in line with its warning to investors and analysts earlier in the month.
The Columbia company said sales volumes...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:57 PM
You know you're exceptional at managing money when your parents come to you to borrow an occasional $10 or $20 — and you're just 7 years old.
Wilde Lake High School senior Taylor Bruner has long had been adept at money matters, and that has...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Legg Mason Inc. bounced back from its first loss since 2009 with a profit of $80.8 million in the quarter that ended Sept. 30, the Baltimore-based investment company announced Friday.
In the previous quarter, Legg lost $9.5 million, blaming the shortfall...
| 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...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 2:56 PM
An Annapolis-based financier of clean energy infrastructure amended its plans to sell stock to the public, more than doubling its target to $250 million.
Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc., which provides debt and equity...
| Apr 7, 2013
Millennial Media's stock has lost three-fourths of its value since the Canton company went public a year ago as an established force in the mobile advertising market. Ask CEO Paul Palmieri about that, and he'll repeat what he deems wise words from a...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Some citizens aren't waiting to find out if the White House and Republicans in Congress will be able to reach a last-minute deal to pull the country away from the "fiscal cliff."
They are selling securities while capital gains tax rates are still low...
| Nov 25, 2012
After the big shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, nonprofits across the country want you to spend more — on Giving Tuesday.
This is a fundraising initiative in which nonprofits and even big corporations will encourage people to make a...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...