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  • Test headline for Gail test

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 279 points Wednesday as the economic reports -- which have been weakening for weeks -- could not be denied. Manufacturing dropped sharply.  The ADP employment report made investors nervous about the unemployment...
  • Rough week for stock market and the many invested in it

    Ed Fishel is a year and three months from retirement. Ask him if he noticed that the stock market plunged last week, and the Monkton man will laugh incredulously. "Are you kidding me?" he said Friday, less than 24 hours after stock-market indexes...
  • First Mariner delisted from Nasdaq stock market

    First Mariner Bancorp, locked in a fight for survival, suffered another setback Wednesday when its stock was delisted from the Nasdaq stock market. Starting Thursday, First Mariner shares will be traded on the over-the-counter bulletin board. The latest...
  • Priam Capital says it's still committed to First Mariner deal

    The New York investment firm that wants to invest in struggling First Mariner Bancorp said Thursday it was still committed to the deal that would provide much-needed capital for the bank. Howard Feinglass, a Baltimore native who heads Priam Capital, said...
  • Uncertain year ahead for U.S. stocks

    Uncertain year ahead for U.S. stocks
    Investors had plenty to keep them jittery in 2011. There were the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, economic woes in Europe, and, here at home, politically tinged fiscal showdowns in Washington over deep government spending cuts. Still, the stock market...
  • Jos. A. Bank stock downgraded by Zacks

    Jos. A. Bank stock downgraded by Zacks
    With Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. likely poised to announce year-end and fourth-quarter results this week, investors and analysts wonder just how bad it will be. So far this year, stock in the Hampstead-based men's apparel chain has sat out the stock...
  • Stocks rise on latest European rescue plan

    Stocks rise on latest European rescue plan
    Stock markets around the world roared higher Friday after European policymakers made their latest move to ease the continent’s debt crisis. Lawmakers agreed to pump money into troubled banks directly from the continent’s bailout fund rather...
  • PASSINGS: Richard B. Scudder, Barton Biggs

    PASSINGS: Richard B. Scudder, Barton Biggs
    Richard B. Scudder Co-founder of MediaNews Group Richard B. Scudder, 99, co-founder and former chairman of MediaNews Group Inc., the nation's second-largest newspaper company, who also helped invent a process allowing newsprint to be recycled, died...
  • Stocks tumble on renewed worries about Europe

    Stocks tumble on renewed worries about Europe
    Stocks lightened their losses but still are deeply in the red this morning amid fear that Europe’s lingering economic crisis is entering another dangerous phase. Concern that Spain may need a bailout spooked investors worldwide as the country&...
  • Obesity drugs need heart studies, U.S. advisers say

    Obesity drugs need heart studies, U.S. advisers say
    SILVER SPRING, Maryland (Reuters) - Heart safety studies should be required for new obesity drugs, U.S. drug advisers said on Thursday, possibly adding a new hurdle to the drugs' approval. An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
  • Stock market still reasonably priced despite rally

    Stock market still reasonably priced despite rally
    The Dow Jones industrial average is on a tear with the rest of the stock market, but valuations on stock prices are still reasonable. In a new report, research firm S&P Capital IQ argues that stocks are still fairly valued even though share prices...