| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Socked by mortgage-related legal expenses, Bank of America Corp. lost $276 million during the first quarter, sending its stock down sharply.
The quarterly loss, its first in 2½ years, came despite lower loan losses and better than expected results in...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:14 PM
If your heart skipped a beat when you heard about the latest major online security threat, a bug called Heartbleed, calm down. It's not worth having a heart attack over.
But you can't dismiss Heartbleed, either. You likely will have to change some...
| Apr 20, 2014
The founder of 1st Mariner launched the Baltimore bank as an alternative to big, faceless, out-of-state institutions at a time when banks based elsewhere had rapidly gobbled up 30 percent of the Maryland market.
Now — 19 years and many...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes popular wrinkle treatment Botox, acknowledged Tuesday that it has received a buyout offer from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.
The company said the offer from the Canadian drug maker was...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Two of Los Angeles' many Asian American banks ranked near the top of analysts' national lists of bank stocks that investors should buy, a signal of economic strength in local immigrant communities.
Financial information provider SNL Financial ranked...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:15 AM
A Virginia-based real estate company may locate a new fitness center on an unused portion of Baltimore's 10.9-acre Alameda Marketplace, which it acquired last week.
Atlantic Realty Companies, which bought the shopping center for $11.3 million, plans...
| Apr 24, 2014
Yield: 2 servings
3 ounces julienned onions
1/2 tablespoon olive oil or clarified butter
6 ounces smoked duck (see note)
2 ounces whole butter
1 1/2 ounces balsamic vinegar
1 ounce light corn syrup
Pinch of coarse salt and freshly ground...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Daniel "Rocky" Hyde, a former tavern owner and a retired Maryland State Lottery employee, died of heart failure Wednesday at Franklin Square Medical Center. The Rosedale resident was 65.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Leo Hyde, a postal worker, and...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The stock market is hitting new highs — just as corporate profit growth is slowing to a crawl.
Rising earnings helped drive share prices to a series of record peaks in the last few years. But that dynamic could be tested this week when companies...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:15 AM
WASHINGTON -- Bank of America Corp. has agreed to refund customers $727 million and pay $45 million in fines for illegal credit card practices, according to a settlement with federal regulators announced Wednesday.
The refunds will go to as many as 2....
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:19 AM
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Gene Ha has worked since 1992 on comics such as “Fables,” “Action Comics,” “Justice League,” “The Shade,” and his collaboration with writer Alan Moore on “...