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  • 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...
  • Jobs report brings end to Democrats' convention high

    Jobs report brings end to Democrats' convention high
    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...
  • Facebook Stock Trading Begins Today

    Facebook Stock Trading Begins Today
    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...
  • Stocks: Worst week of the year

    Stocks: Worst week of the year
    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. All three...
  • Dow, S&P 500 post biggest gains of 2012

    Dow, S&P 500 post biggest gains of 2012
    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...
  • 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&...
  • Market Week: March 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...
  • Apple announces dividend, stock buyback

    Apple announces dividend, stock buyback
    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...
  • 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...