| May 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- On the surface, the news that the nation's unemployment rate dropped last month from 6.7 to 6.3 percent would seem to be cause to conclude that the American economy is finally recovering from the Great Recession of 2008. Instead, the...
| Apr 16, 2014
You know that corner of Happy and Healthy where Walgreens stores advertise that they're located? It's not on a local map.
The same fate may be in store for Walgreen Co.'s corporate offices. Investors reportedly want the Deerfield-based drugstore giant...
| May 4, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Quarters? How quaint.
When paying city parking meters, Baltimore drivers may soon be able to rely on smartphones. Just as in cities such as Washington and Tel Aviv, Paris and San Francisco, Baltimore is looking to develop an app for that.
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:32 AM
You can buy Fiat stock right now, but the exact date of when the recently merged Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will offer its own shares remains up in the air. CEO Sergio Marchionne told reporters on March 14 that the automaker,......
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- AMC Networks has made changes to the senior management at Chellomedia, which it acquired from Liberty Global last month, and has renamed AMCN Chellomedia.
Eduardo Zulueta, managing director of Chello Multicanal, expands his role to include...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 8:41 PM
SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Zoo has joined a long-odds international effort to save one of nature's tough guys: the Tasmanian devil.
Although possessed of sharp fangs, a powerful jaw and a carnivorous personality, the devil is on the verge of...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 6:23 AM
The 85 richest people on Earth have the same amount of wealth as the bottom half of the population, according to a new report that highlights growing income inequality as political and business leaders gather for the annual World Economic Forum in Davos,...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 7:03 AM
Minority-owned businesses can receive help expanding, securing contracts and accessing large supply chains through a new center that opened Friday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced.
The Minority Business Development Agency at Johns Hopkins...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:50 AM
WASHINGTON -- The global economy is at a turning point this year as it shows signs of strengthening, with the U.S. and other developed countries expected to see stronger growth, the World Bank said.
"Most of the acceleration is expected to come from...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Donald Fry, president and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, recently wrote that the Baltimore City Council's attempt to pass "Ban the Box" was misguided ("'Ban the Box' law is wrong approach," March 19).
"Ban the Box" is a national movement to...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:36 AM
For decades, China’s rulers deemed grain production a linchpin to its national security. The policy of self-sufficiency was a legacy of its planned economy from the days of Mao when China was increasingly isolated from the outside world.