With volatility in the stock market shaking up investors, Jonathan Murray, a financial adviser at Hunt Valley-based UBS Financial Services, says people should keep a long-term outlook and accept such corrections as normal.
Gap Inc. brands ¿ Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Piperlime, Athleta and Intermix ¿ are among a growing group of major U.S. retailers now paying more than the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour for entry-level employees.
Analysts are projecting the most expensive July 4th holiday weekend for motorists since 2008, attributing much of the rise to a surge of violence in Iraq. Gas in Maryland Monday averaged $3.69 per gallon, three cents more than the national average of $3.66, according to AAA, which tracks transactions throughout the state.
If there is one message that came through this week in Netflix executive Ted Sarados telling Wall Street analysts that the problems between ¿House of Cards¿ and Maryland are ¿over-comeable,¿ it is that enough¿s enough.
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski joined a bipartisan chorus of lawmakers Monday calling on the Obama administration to speed up the implementation of a law intended to mitigate increases in flood insurance premiums.
John C. Rusnak, the former Allfirst Financial Inc. currency trader convicted of one of the biggest bank frauds in history, knows about second chances. He hired the applicant, Noah Shefrin, who stayed clean and has since moved up to become the general manager of the Glen Burnie ZIPS. So began Rusnak's mission of hiring others who've made mistakes.
The Baltimore area saw fewer homes newly listed for sale in January and February than average for the beginning of the year, when sellers are usually positioning themselves for the important spring season.
The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) currently has an opportunity to ensure that Maryland consumers are not on the hook to pay for hundreds of millions of dollars in subsidized electricity that will be generated at Competitive Power Ventures' (CPV) St. Charles facility. The PSC should act in the best interest of Maryland consumers and repeal the subsidies.
They both sell suits, but in consumers' minds Jos. A. Bank Clothiers and The Men's Wearhouse are distinct brands. That's an advantage that the two biggest menswear chains should strive to keep as they join forces in a $1.8 billion deal, retail experts said.
The U.S. Department of Justice has identified and begun targeting a broad conspiracy to fix prices on automobile shipments out of Baltimore and other U.S. ports, with a Chilean company recently pleading guilty to violating federal antitrust laws in the scheme.
The Baltimore region's real estate market showed positive signs across almost all indicators last month, despite snowfall almost double the area average. And analysts said they expect the growth to accelerate as spring gets under way.
Maryland officials Friday ordered Starion Energy PA Inc., a Connecticut-based company licensed to sell electricity in parts of Maryland, to pay $350,000 for multiple violations of state law, including more than 100 instances in which it enrolled, or re-enrolled customers without consent.
As Congress considers legislation aimed at limiting lawsuits filed by so-called patent "trolls" -- those who collect patents solely so they can sue others for infringing upon them -- there is another kind of intellectual property abuse that members should look into: patent pools.
On January 1st of this year, over 2.5 million low-paid workers throughout the country got a raise. Unfortunately, none of these workers lives in Maryland. Thanks to minimum wage increases that took effect on New Year's Day in 13 states, including Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington — a diverse group of red, blue and purple states — those who do the hard work of cleaning office buildings,