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  • Suit alleges Vanguard Group wrongly avoids paying taxes

    Vanguard Group Inc. stands atop the mutual fund business, and credits its "unique" structure: The largest mutual fund company is owned, not by for-profit investors, but by more than 100 of Vanguard's own mutual funds, which are owned by millions of...
  • Questions surround Bernie Mac charity

     Questions surround Bernie Mac charity
    Bernard McCullough grew up above an Englewood church and then worked as a fry cook while honing his comedy act at night. Decades later, after hitting it big in nightclubs, television and movies, Bernie Mac wanted to give back. He founded a small charity...
  • Jos. A. Bank Clothiers considering acquisitions

    When reports surfaced that Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. had bid for a designer jeans maker, CEO R. Neal Black said the company's board decided it had to go public with plans to pursue potential acquisitions. While the Hampstead-based men's apparel...
  • County treasurer targets contributions to school bond campaigns

    Financial underwriters who want to do business with the County of Los Angeles must agree not to give political donations to school bond campaigns under new rules adopted this month by government finance officials. Because Los Angeles County is by far...
  • California to get $750 million in energy crisis settlement

     California to get $750 million in energy crisis settlement
    SACRAMENTO — A Canadian power company will pay California electricity ratepayers $750 million to settle allegations that it bought electricity from the state and then sold it back at a huge markup during the energy crisis of 2000 and 2001. The...
  • City poised to grant job-creation extension to Morgan Stanley

    City poised to grant job-creation extension to Morgan Stanley
    In return for the promise to bring another 650 jobs to Baltimore, city leaders are poised on Wednesday to give financial services giant Morgan Stanley more time to meet the terms of a $3.25 million loan forgiveness program. The Board of Estimates vote...
  • L.A. landlord Thomas Properties will be sold to Florida REIT

    L.A. landlord Thomas Properties will be sold to Florida REIT
    Los Angeles commercial landlord Thomas Properties Group Inc., which revived downtown's massive City National Plaza, is fading from the local landscape. The company has agreed to be sold to Parkway Properties Group Inc., a real estate investment trust...
  • BofA, Alcoa and HP are ousted from Dow Jones index

    NEW YORK — The stock market's all-star team has some new players. Leaving the Dow Jones industrial average is aluminum giant Alcoa Inc., computer-maker Hewlett-Packard Co. and financial behemoth Bank of America Corp. Joining the index of 30 blue-...
  • Memories of the financial crisis, five years later

    Memories of the financial crisis, five years later
    The excited voices on CNBC radio riveted financial adviser John Bacci's attention as he drove to Chestertown five years ago for a routine client visit. The stock market was in freefall that Sept. 29 after Congress rejected a $700 billion rescue of the...
  • The most important investment

    The most important investment
    Early childhood education has become the hot topic in Maryland's governor's race. Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, a Democrat, made his first policy proposal of the campaign today with a call for universal pre-k for 4-year-olds. His announcement came a week...
  • Shopping for a mortgage? Some lenders offer closing-cost credits

    Shopping for a mortgage? Some lenders offer closing-cost credits
    WASHINGTON — The government shutdown and the debt limit have dominated the headlines, but a behind-the-scenes fight over federal mortgage policy has been brewing and it could affect your choices the next time you apply for a home loan. The issue...