| Apr 8, 2014
What airlines look on fondly as "ancillary revenue" hits you in the form of pesky -- and often outrageous -- fees and charges. A new report from the meticulous folks at IdeaWorks tells airline industry professionals what they need to know about...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:06 PM
A regional Pennsylvania bank submitted the highest bid at the auction for Baltimore's 1st Mariner Bank in a deal that must still be approved by a federal bankruptcy court judge and banking regulators.
National Penn Bank offered $19.1 million for 1st...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Mark Shand — brother of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall — was a modern version of the eccentric, slightly bumbling British adventurer. And he came by it honestly.
He once walked and canoed across Indonesia for 12 days to get to a place where he...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Steve Ballmer's $2-billion offer for the Los Angeles Clippers — nearly four times the record sale for an NBA team — has experts puzzling over how the former Microsoft chief plans to make any money on the deal.
But Ballmer, with a net worth...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:34 PM
1st Mariner Bank, Baltimore's largest independent bank, will go to auction Thursday morning with two bidders vying for the bank.
Parent company First Mariner Bancorp is selling the bank as part of the parent's Chapter 11 bankruptcy, filed Feb. 10. The...
| May 7, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Just as the Chicago area is getting ready for air conditioning weather, residents can expect to be jolted by higher electric bills.
Starting June 1, Commonwealth Edison customers on average will see monthly bills jump 21 percent, to about $82 a month...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:30 PM
The future of 1st Mariner, Baltimore's largest independent bank, could be decided this week.
A bankruptcy judge approved First Mariner Bancorp's request last month to sell its bank as part of the parent company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. Bids for...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:06 AM
First Mariner Bancorp's losses mounted last year before the parent of 1st Mariner Bank filed for bankruptcy protection in February.
The bank itself is not included in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and its Baltimore-based parent has stressed that bank...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:11 PM
In all the hubbub of buying a car for his daughter, it didn't occur to Ken Gibat to remove the license plate from the vehicle he was trading in.
He said no one at the dealership, Vinart Hyundai in Emmaus, mentioned anything about it, either.
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:21 AM
A judge has decided to uphold a Pennsylvania county's decision to auction off a widow's home over a $6.30 interest charge that came from paying her school taxes late, according to USA Today.
Eileen Battisti's home, valued atá$280,000, was auctioned...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:35 PM
CHARLESTON, S.C. — When the email proposing a business meeting in Charleston popped up, it took all of three seconds to say yes. I'd never been to South Carolina, but I've read glowing dispatches from friends and colleagues for years. Southern...