- Tamarian Carpets has come a long way from 1994 when founder Steve Cibor loaded a few samples of Tibetan rugs in his Ford Explorer and drove for days along the East Coast trying to convince retailers to sell the high-end, hand-woven pieces
- Presidential trade promotion authority expired in 2007 and must be renewed quickly to ensure America continues to lead in leveling the playing field for manufacturers and workers. The stakes are high. Without new market-opening trade agreements, manufacturers will be at a competitive disadvantage.
- A former assistant vice president for M&T Bank in Baltimore has been charged with mail fraud after federal prosecutors say she defrauded the bank and another company to pay American Express bills and her taxes.
- As world economies knit ever closer together, the debt woes and economic slowdown in Europe are sending ripples across the Atlantic — giving pause to Maryland companies anxious about recessionary contagion and offering business opportunities to others.