Nordstrom's earnings down 17% Shares fall $3.50; retailer is squeezed amid switch in lines
Jobless filings increase for first time in a month However, shortages of workers are noted in some areas
Stocks fall despite surprising earnings Dow industrials shed 35 points, to 5,390; Nasdaq is down 16
Stocks fall amid fears of smaller profits Yesterday's losses conclude busiest week ever seen on NYSE
Stocks fall with the Dow losing 37 Banks and retailers retreat amid fears that interest rates will rise
Boeing takes off as stocks close mixed Jet maker gains on news of higher 737 production; retail shares decline
Stocks halt slide amid more signs of growth Interest rates steady; Dow index gains 41
William Yates Jr., 80, brought charges against H. Rap Brown
Woman claims security to blame for abduction Lawsuit says the mall and owner, Rouse, at fault
Manchester resident packs some new skills since he has learned to refurbish old trunks
Hechinger denies deal with Sears Rumors of takeover spark heavy trading in hardware chain
Sales rebound with start of spring Retailers perform well in March
Victor P. Kestle, 83, cellist, 24-year public school teacher
Dow hits record with rise of 18.06 Corporate profits expected to surpass last year's pace
Blue-collar town is torn by labor fight Caterpillar plant in York to close after 5-year dispute; Economic changes; As factory jobs disappear, workers ponder the future
3 Md. CEOs honored by Financial World
Stocks fall again on earnings worries Dow industrials surrender 15 points
Dow closes up 22, 2nd record day Investors optimistic on corporate profits
Market vaults to new highs Stocks are driven by profit optimism
Dow Jones falls 48.05 to 5,503.32 Investors are concerned that this year's rally overestimated profits
Stocks fall along with hope for rate cut Up-and-down session is attributed to today's 'witching'
Stocks rise to records for third day Prices jump on hopes of still lower interest rates
Sofa bed has been around since early this century Peter Kroehler developed two types of foldable beds in 1909.
Blue chips surge as IBM and Cat shine Dow rises 57.45 points, Nasdaq up 8.94 while autos and retailers droop
Stocks decline amid weak earnings Intel, Wal-Mart, 3M earn less than expected; budget impasse also hurts market
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes...
Rouse eyes Hughes properties Company negotiating to acquire portfolio of late billionaire;'A pretty good fit'; Deal, possibly worth $600 million, could be done by end of year; Commercial real estate
Worst December in years for U.S. merchants Those big discounts didn't get shoppers to open wallets; Darker days ahead?; Bankruptcies, layoffs predicted -- unless sales perk up at stores
Residential brokers branch into some interesting areas Their profits squeezed, some look to home repair, or even auto or TV sales
Dow rises 12.29, led by Coke and Bells Industrials close at 5,110.26 after day of slow trading
Stocks dip retail sales disappoint analysts; Dow index down 31.07, to 5,074.49, ending 6-day run of record highs
Hechinger, Merry-Go-Round, others see sales fall Figures from merchants don't look promising for holiday selling season
Richard B. Braxton, 77, restaurant managerRichard Benjamin...
Saks store hurt by size, and '92 slaying Glitzy retailer also felt Nordstrom's entry into Baltimore market
Doris R. Keesey, 81, collected, repaired and sold antique dolls
Technology and cyclical issues give Dow a lift Industrials close up 22.04 points, ending 3-day slide
T. Rowe Price names two to board,...
Rouse Co. buys out partner in Paramus Park mall in N.J.
J. C. Penney called benefit to mall
New boss at Sears
Dow closes unchanged traders concerned about interest rates
From GE to Edge City
Industrial park gains new identity
Trying to find a niche in Baltimore
Rouse acquires interest in 3 shopping centers
Investigation of Microsoft broadens
High court to hear shareholders' bid to nullify MCA settlement