| Jun 30, 2011
| 5:35 PM
Three years ago, Baltimore County technology director Robert Stradling's salary barely cracked the top 10 highest-paid county employees.
Now, thanks to a $40,000 pay raise over the last few years, he's the third-highest-paid employee, falling below...
| Dec 8, 2010
Well that's the last straw! I've had it with the recession.
My 401(k) took a bath, the equity in my home tanked, friends and family members lost jobs, and now the ultimate hardship — my friend and chef de cuisine of fine doughnuts Jacque (Jack...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 4:43 PM
CITY HALL — Officials are evaluating options for several damaged hillside properties currently owned by the city after attempts to auction two of them off last week were unsuccessful.
The city acquired five hillside properties as a result of a...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 3:23 PM
CITY HALL — Glendale will receive $200,000 to help recover about half the cost of repairing a hillside that was severely damaged during the 2005 winter storms.
The settlement approved by the City Council this week resolves a cross complaint...
| May 16, 2012
| 10:27 AM
NEW YORK -- The director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Wednesday that the agency has opened an investigation into JPMorgan Chase, the nation's largest bank.
"All I can say is that we have opened a preliminary investigation," Robert...
| May 31, 2012
| 11:43 AM
American International Group Inc., AIG, and its workers compensation insurance affiliates will pay Pennsylvania more than $16.8 million in fines and assessments, Insurance Commissioner Michael Consedine announced today.
This reflects a settlement...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 11:15 AM
I read with interest Peter Yarrow's recent opinion piece in The Sun ("Tell the banks 'no thanks,'" Nov. 4).Though I certainly get his point about providing the public sound options in support of their banking needs, he threw smaller community banks...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 3:23 PM
A letter on this page was critical of the Occupy Wall Street movement (“Occupy Wall Street a cause for concern,” Nov. 8).
Is the person who wrote it OK with the bonuses in the finance industry? For example, the insurance giant AIG gave...
| Jun 27, 2012
While all eyes are on the Supreme Court and Obamacare, a quieter battle is being waged against the president's other major initiative, the Dodd-Frank financial reform act.
Wall Street has already watered down or delayed most of Dodd-Frank. Now it wants...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 2:31 PM
NEW YORK -- Stocks plunged Thursday in their single worst day since the 2008 financial crisis.
The Dow tumbled 512 points -- its ninth deepest point drop ever -- as fear about the global economy spooked investors.
"The conventional wisdom on Wall Street...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:09 AM
NEW YORK -- Stock moved violently throughout Friday's session, the Dow swinging more than 400 points in the session, as investors weighed a strong U.S. jobs report and a step towards resolving Europe's escalating debt problems.
The Dow Jones industrial...