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  • France is having an election, and you should care

    France is having an election, and you should care
    Being a geopolitical analyst and forecaster often means having to explain to people in America how and why a single event in Africa, Russia or China will directly impact them. One such event is the French presidential election set for May 2012, for...
  • You don't need to occupy Wall Street to know it's out of control

    You don't need to occupy Wall Street to know it's out of control
    This week, President Obama travels to Wall Street, where he'll demand -- in light of the Street's continuing antics since the bailout, as well as its role in watering down the Volcker rule -- that the Glass-Steagall Act be resurrected and big banks be...
  • Outside G-8 summit, few protesters

    — A high-profile meeting of world leaders at Camp David drew only sparse protests Friday despite extensive security preparations by local officials. Frederick County closed public schools Friday and police said they felt obligated to "prepare for...
  • Laurel native returns for solo concert Friday

    Jeff Aug has moved so far in his career as a guitarist that he now lives in a town in southern Germany, but he's returning to the town where he grew up, Laurel, for a solo concert on Friday, June 1, at 8 p.m., at Montpelier Arts Center. Performing...
  • Robert B. Reich: How Wall Street is trying to avoid U.S. oversight

    Robert B. Reich: How Wall Street is trying to avoid U.S. oversight
    While all eyes are on the Supreme Court and Obamacare, a quieter battle is being waged against the president's other major initiative, the Dodd-Frank financial reform act. Wall Street has already watered down or delayed most of Dodd-Frank. Now it wants...
  • Rachel Marsden: The world isn't buying Europe's nonsense

    Rachel Marsden: The world isn't buying Europe's nonsense
    As European leaders meet this week in an attempt to once again shoo reality away from the continent's respirator, countries outside the European Union are making it increasingly clear that they'll have no role in prolonging the charade. Cyprus has just...
  • Money managers confront turmoil in eurozone

    With all the upheaval in the eurozone and the promise of more to come, what's an investor to do? Kick anything vaguely European out of the 401(k)? Baltimore money managers T. Rowe Price and Legg Mason say they both have relatively low levels of...
  • You'd have to be out of your gourd to miss these beauties

    The roadside produce stand was fully stocked with fall-season goodies, and although there were plenty of items to chose from, I was preoccupied with purchasing gourds to use as centerpiece components. While I was looking over the gourds, though, a curious...
  • 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...
  • BMA's 'Interior Worlds' highlights Baltimore buildings

    BMA's 'Interior Worlds' highlights Baltimore buildings
    Move over, Louvre. Show some respect, Basel's Bibliothek. A new exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art makes the case that two iconic Baltimore buildings can take their place in the first rank of the world's architectural gems. And that's not just the...
  • U.S. energy policy: What have we got against Canada?

    U.S. energy policy: What have we got against Canada?
    It's been a rough month for Canada. America's biggest trading partner and overall non-jerk country just wants to sell some oil to its friends. Canada is sitting on a black-gold mine, but its oil sales are unable to keep pace with production -- a problem...
  • Made in Maryland: Niermann Weeks' mission is crystal clear

    Made in Maryland: Niermann Weeks' mission is crystal clear
    Chandeliers were the first thing Joe Niermann designed. And it was five years before he sold one. Now the bejeweled iron and crystal silhouettes are his signature. "I don't really care for the crystals, one way or the other," said Niermann, though...