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  • Wien 'surprises' include stock rally, unemployment drop, hacker attack

    Byron Wien has been publishing a New Year's list of possible economic and political "surprises" for years, often with impressive results. The idea is to identify events that are likely to happen but that the market believes have a low probability of...
  • Europe switches to Standard Time today

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:This is the last Sunday in October, and time for folks in Europe to turn their clocks back an hour to European Standard Time. That will reduce the time difference between Baltimore and Paris to just five......
  • Obama's choice: Higher gas prices, weaker economy

    Obama's choice: Higher gas prices, weaker economy
    Campaigning for office, President Barack Obama promised to do something about high gas prices, but now he is denying he can do much about what Americans pay to drive. He is too modest. In September 2008, Steven Chu said to The Wall Street Journal:...
  • The Great Recession of 2012?

    The Great Recession of 2012?
    Just as the U.S. economy appears to be improving, four sets of forces could thrust America into an abyss rivaling the Depression. •First, for decades, Washington has pursued more open global trade and domestic deregulation. These unleashed great...
  • Germany's plan will make euro crisis worse

    Germany's plan will make euro crisis worse
    European leaders are working feverishly to create what German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling a "fiscal union" to restore private investor confidence in Europe and rekindle growth. Unfortunately, what she advocates will thrust Europe into a deeper...
  • Out of the ballpark

    Out of the ballpark
    Jeremy Guthrie spends the baseball season in Maryland and the off-season in Utah, but in between, the 31-year-old Orioles starting pitcher is a citizen of the world. More than a decade ago, Guthrie went on a Mormon mission to Spain, staying nearly two...
  • Real Muslim leadership, not a terrorist's death, would be something to celebrate

    Real Muslim leadership, not a terrorist's death, would be something to celebrate
    Good riddance, Osama bin Laden. That's one less terrorist I, as a Muslim American, have to worry about ruining my life. But while people filled the streets in Times Square and Pennsylvania Avenue with joy Sunday night, I'm looking at myself in the...
  • Home design shifts focus to roofs, ceilings, storage

    Home design shifts focus to roofs, ceilings, storage
    Few architects and builders today are recommending trendy architectural elements to clients. Instead, house pros are mining the history of residential design to extract elements and styles that have worked and keep working, hoping to construct timeless...
  • Eagle Archive: Carroll County Pasta Growers Association faced serious issues in spring 1917

    In March and April of 1917, chaos and confusion in the global agriculture markets led to a series of testy meetings between local farmers and the canneries in Carroll County. As World War I ended, "county farmers found themselves in an increasingly...
  • 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...
  • Shore boutiques offer laid-back looks for home

    Shore boutiques offer laid-back looks for home
    It's beach season! Time for a week, if you are lucky, on the coast to enjoy all that the Maryland and Delaware shores have to offer — including some really great shopping. With a built-in captive audience of second-home owners, the Mid-Atlantic...
  • A despot lashes out

    A despot lashes out
    Syria's bloody crackdown on anti-government demonstrators reached new levels of brutality this week with the killing of hundreds of civilians in the city of Hama, a hotbed of resistance to the regime of President Bashar Assad. For months, Mr. Assad...