| Feb 1, 2012
| 6:24 PM
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...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 11:59 AM
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...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 4:07 PM
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...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 5:09 AM
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.
| Aug 18, 2011
| 7:47 AM
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%,...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 9:00 PM
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...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 9:18 AM
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...
| Jun 27, 2011
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...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 11:53 AM
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...
| Sep 19, 2011
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...
| May 18, 2011
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...