| Jan 12, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Four Florida counties asked voters to approve sales-tax increases in November – and voters rejected every one. To some Republican legislators in Tallahassee, that’s more evidence that Floridians are stretched too thin. “No referendum passe...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 6:03 PM
As she unloaded groceries in the driveway of her Palo Alto, Calif., home, Lisen Stromberg was approached by a real estate broker who asked whether she'd be willing to sell her five-bedroom house to a senior Facebook executive.
"There is a house down...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 3:43 PM
Baltimore-based T. Rowe Price Group raised Chief Executive Officer James A.C. Kennedy's total compensation by nearly 51 percent to $7.1 million last year when the company posted record assets under management, net revenue and profit.
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:43 PM
Thanks to the payouts for sick pay and vacation time he received upon retirement, Huntington Beach's former fire chief earned the highest paycheck among municipal fire chiefs statewide in 2009 — the most recent year for which there is data —...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 8:12 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A San Diego man who cheated more than 300 victims out of more than $26 million was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in federal prison.
Matthew "Beau'' La Madrid, 44, also was ordered to pay $23.4 million in restitution. He pleaded guilty in...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 3:19 AM
HAMPTON — Clad in red and brandishing signs promoting union labor, about 50 Verizon Communications Inc. workers marched along Mercury Boulevard during rush hour Thursday, soliciting honks from supportive passers-by.
With just two days remaining...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 7:30 PM
Constellation Energy's second-largest shareholder and a partner in its nuclear business grilled the Baltimore company's chairman and chief executive, Mayo A. Shattuck III, about his compensation and proposed role at Exelon Corp. during the second day of...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 11:55 AM
Facebook's days as a secretive and private company are numbered: By early 2012, the social networking giant is poised to either hold an initial public offering or begin disclosing its financial results.
Goldman Sachs is in the process of distributing...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 3:11 PM
Chris Fargis thought his big job interview was over. But when the partners at Wall Street upstart Toro Trading finished with their questions, they broke out a deck of cards and a green-felt card table. Mind playing a few hands of poker?
It was a final...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:37 AM
Constellation Energy Group Chief Executive Officer Mayo A. Shattuck III and other top executives of the Baltimore company are eligible to receive more than $36 million in cash severance and equity awards if a proposed merger with Chicago-based Exelon...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 11:29 AM
The pay cuts didn't last long.
Chief executives of publicly traded companies in Maryland and across corporate America saw their compensation rebound in 2010 as profits came back and the stock market recovered much of the ground it lost in the recession....