| Mar 9, 2014
| 1:05 PM
It’s so true: Some things in life you just can’t put a price on.
Until you have to. When it’s up to you to liquidate your parents’ treasure-filled home, you need to price the priceless.
How much for that baby grand piano Mom...
| May 30, 2014
| 5:30 AM
In a further blow to Southern California's visual-effects industry, Sony Pictures Imageworks is moving its Los Angeles-area headquarters to Vancouver, Canada.
The unit of Sony Pictures Entertainment said Thursday it was transferring the bulk of its...
| May 30, 2014
| 4:27 PM
In a further blow to Southern California's visual-effects industry, Sony Pictures Imageworks is moving its Los Angeles-area headquarters to Canada.
One of Hollywood's leading visual effects companies said Friday that it will move into a new facility...
| 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 19, 2014
| 11:00 AM
High finance is a small world, just as Baltimore is a small town, and it showed as potential conflicts of interest cropped up during a fight over ownership of the city's biggest local bank.
Two groups bid for 1st Mariner Bank in an April 10 auction, held...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:51 AM
Sbarro filed for bankruptcy for the second time in three years as the pizza chain watches foot traffic slow in the malls many of its restaurants occupy.
The Melville, N.Y., company filed for Chapter 11 protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan on...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:04 PM
No one needs to convince the people running Green Bay Packaging's box-making plant in Hunt Valley that energy efficiency pays off.
The last time they got assistance making nips and tucks to their process, they lowered electricity use 1 percent even as...
| May 9, 2014
| 5:43 PM
A Japanese firm that has a long history with Baltimore-based Hedwin Corp. was named the winning bidder for the manufacturer in a bankruptcy auction Friday, a development that Hedwin officials said would save the company's 300 jobs.
Fujimori Kogyo Co....
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:32 AM
A new report released Tuesday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is warning borrowers of a catch that is pushing private student loans into default even if the loan is in good standing.
The federal consumer agency said that borrowers complain...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:10 AM
Bernard Madoff's investor fraud took the Ponzi scheme to a new level, but it wasn't so long ago that Connecticut had its own infamous fraud case tied to some of Hartford's most well-known real estate: Colonial Realty Co.
And in the two decades since...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: I have an interest-only loan with one bank and a second mortgage with another. The interest-only loan will change at the beginning of July to require me to make principal and interest payments.
The loans total...