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  • Legg Mason CEO getting $4 million severance package

    Legg Mason CEO getting $4 million severance package
    Legg Mason said Wednesday that it has agreed to a severance package for outgoing CEO Mark R. Fetting that will cost the Baltimore money manager about $4 million, including $2 million in direct payments. Fetting is stepping down as CEO and chairman Oct....
  • CEO pay rises at most local public companies

    CEO pay rises at most local public companies
    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...
  • Exelon agrees to sell 3 Md. coal plants for $400 million

    Exelon agrees to sell 3 Md. coal plants for $400 million
    Exelon Corp. plans to sell its three Maryland coal-fired power plants for $400 million to a subsidiary of private equity firm Riverstone Holdings LLC, the Chicago-based energy giant said Thursday. Under the terms of the deal, buyer Raven Power Holdings...
  • Eddie Murray settles charges in insider trading probe

    Eddie Murray settles charges in insider trading probe
    Orioles Hall-of-Famer Eddie Murray has agreed to pay $358,151 to settle charges that he illegally profited from an insider trading scheme involving former teammate Doug DeCinces, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced Friday. Murray, who...
  • T. Rowe Price, Legg Mason get approval to launch active ETFs

    T. Rowe Price, Legg Mason get approval to launch active ETFs
    Baltimore-based money managers T. Rowe Price and Legg Mason Inc. may offer actively managed exchange-traded funds after receiving a thumbs up from regulators. The Securities and Exchange Commission approved Price's application earlier this month to be...
  • Former Oriole Doug DeCinces indicted on insider trading charges

    Former Oriole Doug DeCinces indicted on insider trading charges
    Former Orioles third baseman Doug DeCinces was indicted Wednesday, along with three friends, by a federal grand jury in California on securities fraud charges, for allegedly cashing in on inside information about the acquisition of an Orange County...
  • Grotech Ventures chosen to invest state money in Maryland startups

    Grotech Ventures will be the first venture capital firm to invest in Maryland startup companies using $12 million in state money as part of the InvestMaryland program, state economic development officials said Wednesday. The firm was selected based on...
  • T. Rowe Price, Legg Mason offering up ultrashort-term bond funds

    T. Rowe Price, Legg Mason offering up ultrashort-term bond funds
    Baltimore's two major mutual fund companies have joined a small but growing number of investment firms offering ultrashort-term bond funds, which may become an alternative to the traditional money market fund. The T. Rowe Price Ultra Short-Term Bond...
  • Maryland Live sees slot revenue fall as table games start

    Maryland Live sees slot revenue fall as table games start
    Table games at Maryland Live Casino generated $8.4 million in revenue in their first month at the Anne Arundel County facility, on top of $38.2 million from its slot machines, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency reported Monday. While...
  • Sourcefire CEO retires as he fights colon cancer

    Sourcefire Inc., a Columbia-based provider of cybersecurity technology to government and commercial clients, said its CEO retired earlier this week after taking a medical leave to be treated for colon cancer. John C. Burris, 57, led Sourcefire since...
  • Will Wall Street prevail?

    Will Wall Street prevail?
    Corporate-sponsored groups have launched a campaign of litigation in the lower federal courts challenging the legality of the second major piece of President Barack Obama's legislative program, one that received a lot of attention in last week's first...
  • Hannon Armstrong aims to raise $250 million in IPO

    Hannon Armstrong aims to raise $250 million in IPO
    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...