As our country shows a greater disparity between those at the top and the rest of us, and we are about to witness a presidential cabinet of billionaires, it is more important than ever to share — in various groups; through churches, mosques and synagogues; and as individuals. For people are far more important than any of the stuff we acquire.
Maurice Richard Wyman, who helped run the iconic Hochschild Kohn department store in downtown Baltimore and donated millions to various local charities, died at home in Baltimore Tuesday of lung cancer. He was 87.
If I had a leaky faucet I would not hire a tailor. If I needed a new three-piece suit I would not visit a dentist or consult a lawyer. But today's Republican voters seem to value those with little or no experience in public office over those with a solid resume of public service.
nation's extreme interest to lower the taxes on U.S. business to levels that are below other nations and eliminate the reason for inversions, and stop all taxation on foreign generated profits to allow a free flow of funds back to the U.S.
The single most important factor in economic growth is a large foreign exchange surplus, which will strengthen the dollar, increase employment in high paying manufacturing jobs and increase tax revenues. Until the political elite correct our trade and deficit spending policies we will continue to move toward the dust bin of failed civilizations while China continues to thrive.
The Republicans are euphoric about their recent election victory and Democrats counter touting lower unemployment numbers under their leadership. However neither Congress nor the president will touch our actual problems: flawed debt and trade policies.
A near doubling in Under Armour's stock price over the past year helped drive CEO Kevin Plank past Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti in the Forbes 400 and into the top half of the list of the richest Americans.
Berkshire Hathaway's expansion of its residential brokerage is an example of broader consolidation in residential real estate, as the industry works to right itself after the recession and capitalize on changes wrought by the Internet. Despite changes for brokerage firms, analysts said it's also a vote of confidence that the real estate agent – and the standard agent commission extracted from each sale – is here to stay.
If you ever find yourself looking for an excuse to eat more cupcakes, 11-year-old Krissa Hillman has a good one. The 5th grader from Bollman Bridge Elementary School in Jessup is the creative mastermind behind Cupcakes for Literacy, a business that sells baked goods to benefit local schools, libraries and reading programs.
Mayo A. Shattuck III, who helped sell two Baltimore institutions to out-of-state concerns and ran the region's energy firm for a volatile decade, has retired from the parent company of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.
After spending more than four years embroiled in a contentious Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, the reorganized Tribune Co. will emerge Monday under new owners and a newly appointed board, freed from its massive debt and facing an uncertain future, officials said.
The possibility that the Tribune Co. will sell its newspapers after its imminent exit from bankruptcy has set off a new round of speculation about The Baltimore Sun's future ownership — along with expressions of interest from potential buyers.
The melody of the president's voice, the intensity of his movements gripped Jeremy Brickey's attention, cutting through the monotony of freshman orientation at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.