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  • 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...
  • Jos. A. Bank Clothiers faces challenges in pursuit of Men's Wearhouse chain

    Jos. A. Bank Clothiers faces challenges in pursuit of Men's Wearhouse chain
    Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. faces a difficult fight in its $2.3 billion quest to acquire rival Men's Wearhouse, experts say. And that's not only because Houston-based Men's Wearhouse said it doesn't want to sell out to Jos. A. Bank. The struggling...
  • Disney recommends investors reject stock-purchase proposal

    Disney recommends investors reject stock-purchase proposal
    The Walt Disney Co. has recommended that its investors reject an offer from TRC Capital Corp. to purchase shares of the Burbank entertainment company's stock at a price that is below their market value. Investment firm TRC made the unsolicited mini-...
  • A difference of opinion about Osiris' FDA agreement

    A difference of opinion about Osiris' FDA agreement
    When Osiris Therapeutics disclosed an agreement last week resolving concerns from federal regulators, the Columbia biotech firm pitched it as a win. The deal doesn't require changes to its marketing of Grafix bandages, Osiris said, and also gives it...
  • Real estate investment trust yields robust rewards despite risk

    Real estate investment trust yields robust rewards despite risk
    Sinking money into real estate investment trusts is considered to be one of Wall Street's most complex investments. Owning shares of REITs gives investors an opportunity to get investment exposure to real estate, including apartments, shopping centers...
  • Daily fantasy sports sites betting on lure of instant payouts

    Daily fantasy sports sites betting on lure of instant payouts
    On some days, Christopher Batsche can walk away with hundreds of dollars with a $2 buy in. But he's not heading to casinos and he isn't playing online poker. Instead, the 27-year-old from Cincinnati goes to a website before the day's Major League...
  • Venture capital investments in Maryland soar by 115% in second quarter

    Venture capital investments in Maryland soar by 115% in second quarter
    Venture capitalists invested $318 million in young Maryland companies from April through June, an increase of 115 percent from the first quarter, according to a report released Friday by PricewaterhouseCoopers. About half of that financing, or $150...
  • Legg Mason names new chairman

    Legg Mason names new chairman
    Legg Mason Inc. announced the appointment of Dennis M. Kass, an independent director and former CEO, as its new chairman during the annual shareholders meeting Tuesday. Kass, 62, joined the board of the Baltimore-based money manager in April and replaces...
  • Pimco chief El-Erian to leave global investment firm in March

    Pimco chief El-Erian to leave global investment firm in March
    Mohamed El-Erian unexpectedly resigned from his post as chief executive and co-chief investment officer of global investment management firm Pimco on Tuesday, the firm said in a statement. El-Erian will leave the firm in March and will remain a member...
  • Elkridge apartment complex sells for $44.1 million

    Elkridge apartment complex sells for $44.1 million
    An Elkridge development of 208 apartments sold Tuesday for $44.1 million to a Los Angeles-based investment group, the brokerage firm handling the deal announced. JRK Investors Inc. will own and manage Belmont Station, said Jeff Coles, senior broker with...
  • T. Rowe Price to remain in downtown Baltimore through 2027

    T. Rowe Price to remain in downtown Baltimore through 2027
    T. Rowe Price, an anchor institution in downtown Baltimore for decades, said Thursday that it plans to remain in its Pratt Street headquarters through 2027, quelling fears that it would be lured to move to the county or the city's hot properties farther...