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  • Facebook files to go public

    Facebook files to go public
    Facebook filed paperwork Wednesday to allow it to go public this spring, a deal being closely watched internationally — and especially at Baltimore's T. Rowe Price Group, which holds a stake of about $400 million in the social-networking behemoth...
  • Harford's AAA bond ratings reaffirmed

    Harford County's AAA bond rating was reaffirmed by rating agencies Moody's Investors Service and Fitch Ratings, Harford County Executive David R. Craig announced Tuesday. The two agencies upgraded the county in 2010, and the confirmation of the AAA...
  • Under Armour's rookie strategy for endorsement deals

    Under Armour's rookie strategy for endorsement deals
    Marketing executives at sports apparel company Under Armour had a lot to cheer about this month as the American women's soccer team made a run at the World Cup. The team ultimately lost to Japan, but the international visibility the players received...
  • United States loses prized AAA credit rating from S&P

    United States loses prized AAA credit rating from S&P
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States lost its top-tier AAA credit rating from Standard & Poor's on Friday in an unprecedented blow to the world's largest economy in the wake of a political battle that took the country to the brink of default. S&P cut...
  • U.S. Stocks Dive on Economic Fears

    U.S. Stocks Dive on Economic Fears
    NEW YORK -- Turmoil returned to U.S. stock markets at Thursday's open as renewed concerns about the U.S. and global economies sent major indexes plunging and pushed gold to a new record high. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 480 points, or 4.2%,...
  • Apple sparks renewed interest in dividend-paying stocks

    Apple sparks renewed interest in dividend-paying stocks
    Apple made headlines again last week, but this time they weren't entirely about the new iPad. The tech behemoth announced that it would start paying a quarterly dividend worth $2.65 per share beginning in July. That amounts to nearly $10 billion to be...
  • Mayor Ballard releases plan to make Indianapolis best city in Midwest for job creation

    Mayor Ballard releases plan to make Indianapolis best city in Midwest for job creation
    Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard today unveiled his plan to encourage small business growth and make Indianapolis the best city in the Midwest for job creation. Indianapolis is well positioned for further growth in part because Mayor Ballard created a...
  • Big loss thrusts 39-year veteran into new role at Mesirow

    Big loss thrusts 39-year veteran into new role at Mesirow
    When news of Chief Executive JamesTyree's death spread through the 12 floors of Mesirow Financial late on March 16, several dozen employees converged on President Richard Price's office to console each other. "There seemed to be a magnetic pull to...
  • District 12: Jason Curtis

    District 12: Jason Curtis
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council. I am proud to enjoy a very successful career in the hotel industry. I was selected by my colleagues as Hotelier of the Year in...
  • Nothing ventured, nothing gained for the head of the nation's largest public REIT

    Nothing ventured, nothing gained for the head of the nation's largest public REIT
    It was past 7 p.m. when Ventas Inc. CEO Debra Cafaro emerged from her last meeting. Her voice echoed in the halls of the mostly empty offices on the 48th floor of 111 S. Wacker Drive. As she spoke, the last rays of sun disappeared behind the West Loop...
  • Regional investment bank aims for a reprise

    Regional investment bank aims for a reprise
    Jim Freedman and his partners have been here before. "We call this Act Three," he told me one day recently from the Westside high-rise office of Intrepid Investment Bankers, his new firm devoted to mergers and acquisitions in the regional middle market...