| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:42 PM
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...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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.
| Oct 12, 2013
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.
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:50 AM
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-...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 8:33 PM
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...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 9:18 PM
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...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Jul 19, 2013
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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:32 PM
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...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:07 PM
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...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:39 PM
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...