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  • First Mariner's Hale retires

    First Mariner's Hale retires
    Edwin F. Hale Sr., the Baltimore trucking magnate and developer, said Friday that he has retired as chief executive and chairman of First Mariner Bancorp — the banking company he built, only to scramble in the housing market collapse and recession...
  • Obama's speech highlights new 'living will' rule for big banks

    Obama's speech highlights new 'living will' rule for big banks
    When President Barack Obama said in his State of the Union speech Tuesday that big banks are "required to write out a living will," it was the first time that many Americans had heard of the banking rule. Obama, who appears to be in re-election mode,...
  • Banks to no longer sell paper U.S. savings bonds

    Thank cost-cutting for this change to the U.S. savings bond program: Starting next year, you won’t be able to buy paper savings bonds at banks and other financial institutions. Getting rid of this paper work is expected to save taxpayers more than...
  • Credit unions work to attract big-bank customers

    Credit unions work to attract big-bank customers
    Ken Rose is a Bank of America customer, but he has also done business for years with Destinations Credit Union in Parkville. Now, with the bank's announcement that it will charge many debit-card users a $5 monthly fee, the Edmondson Village resident...
  • Q&A: Why bank reforms lead to bank fees

    Q&A: Why bank reforms lead to bank fees
    The first reports of big banks instituting new fees for using debit cards and for certain checking accounts really riled customers. Clifford Rossi, a professor at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, is well suited to...
  • Bank of America upheaval an opportunity for local competitors

    Bank of America upheaval an opportunity for local competitors
    On the day last week that Bank of America announced sweeping cost-cuts, including the elimination of 30,000 jobs, executives at BlueRidge Bank celebrated a milestone for the three-year-old financial company. The Frederick-based community bank opened a...
  • Credit unions report surge after Bank Transfer Day

    Credit unions report surge after Bank Transfer Day
    Local credit unions are reporting a flood of new members during October as the Occupy movement and recent Bank Transfer Day drive customers away from corporate institutions. First Entertainment Credit Union, which has two branches in Burbank and seven...
  • 22 companies are listed for alleged Iran ties, sanctions

    The state Board of Public Works is expected to put 22 companies on notice Wednesday that they must show they are not investing in Iran's energy sector or be disqualified from doing business with the state. The companies are the first to be targeted under...
  • Sources: Obama Authorized Secret Support for Syrian Rebels

    Sources: Obama Authorized Secret Support for Syrian Rebels
    WASHINGTON, DC -- President Barack Obama has signed a covert directive authorizing U.S. support for Syrian rebels battling President Bashar al-Assad's forces, U.S. officials told CNN on Wednesday. The secret order, referred to as an intelligence...
  • Maryland investment firms haven't abandoned Democrats

    Maryland investment firms haven't abandoned Democrats
    Wall Street might have turned its back on Democrats this election, but that's not the case among Maryland investment firms. The vast majority of contributions to candidates by T. Rowe Price employees went to Democrats. And Democrats were the...
  • U.S. PIRG: College students overpaying for campus debit cards

    One more reason why the Consumer Financial Protection Bureauneeds to look at prepaid debit cards: College students are finding their scarce dollars eaten up by fees on the cards, which many schools are using for student IDs and to disburse financial aid,...