| 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...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Friday's jobs report indicating only 96,000 jobs were created in August brought a quick end to any lingering Democratic euphoria from this week's party convention, bringing into sharp reality the challenges President Barack Obamawill face in the two...
| May 18, 2012
| 4:51 AM
The most hyped IPO of the year is here, but you won't be able to trade Facebook's stock right when the market opens at 9:30 on Friday.
That's because Facebook will trade on the Nasdaq exchange, which doesn't open up initial public offerings until a bit...
| May 18, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Stocks closed out an ugly week. Despite initial euphoria surrounding the debut of Facebook on the public markets, the social network's shares barely popped above its offering price and failed to inspire investors to buy into the broader market.
| Jun 6, 2012
| 1:41 PM
U.S. stocks rallied Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 logging their best gains of the year, as investors grew hopeful that more stimulus for the global economy is around the corner.
"There's a lot of optimism from rumors that there will be some type of...
| 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 12, 2012
After a rough Tuesday, domestic equities nevertheless mostly managed to struggle back to even. Hurt by the year's first triple-digit one-day downdraft, the Dow was left...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 6:54 AM
Apple on Monday announced plans for much of the $97.1 billion in cash it has accumulated from massive iPod, iPhone, iPadand Macintosh sales.
The company said it would begin giving shareholders a quarterly dividend of $2.65 per share sometime its fiscal...
| 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...