| Jun 2, 2011
| 8:54 AM
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...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 5:10 PM
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...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 3:31 PM
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.
| Sep 1, 2011
| 5:23 PM
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...
| Dec 31, 2011
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...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 4:45 PM
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...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 11:44 AM
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...
| Jul 17, 2012
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...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 10:04 AM
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&...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:27 PM
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...
| May 7, 2013
| 9:15 AM
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...