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  • Does my new job mean I've sold out?

    A reader from the Northeast recently started working for an investment bank that specializes in helping companies to establish employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). ESOPs are often used as a way for companies to give employees an ownership stake in...
  • What would Thomas Piketty think of affirmative action?

    Reading the Supreme Court's decision in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, I couldn't help thinking of Thomas Piketty's controversial new book, "Capital in the Twenty-First Century." Where would Piketty stand on affirmative action?...
  • 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...
  • Venture capital for companies in the Maryland region drops nearly 27 percent

    Venture capital for companies in the Maryland region drops nearly 27 percent
    Uncertainty over the economy contributed to a nearly 27 percent drop last year in venture capital funding for young companies in Maryland, Washington and Northern Virginia, the first decrease since 2009, according to a new report from...
  • Tax issues for small-business owners to ponder as 'fiscal cliff' looms

    Tax issues for small-business owners to ponder as 'fiscal cliff' looms
    Steve Looney, 53, is a certified public accountant, board-certified lawyer, and chairman of the tax department at the Orlando-based law firm Dean Mead. He spoke with Orlando Sentinel staff writer Sara K. Clarke about what small-business owners should keep...
  • Investment outlook for 2013 clouded by uncertainty

    Usually by early December, investment professionals have mapped out their outlook for the next year. But such forecasting has been made difficult by the "fiscal cliff" — the confluence of spending cuts and higher taxes that kick in automatically...
  • New CEO named for Adams Express and Petroleum & Resources funds

    Mark E. Stoeckle has been named CEO of Baltimore-based Adams Express Co. and Petroleum & Resources Corp., replacing Douglas G. Ober, who last year announced his intention to retire. Stoeckle, 56, has been the chief investment officer of the U.S. Equities...
  • Former Constellation CEO Shattuck retires from Exelon — but remains on its board

    Former Constellation CEO Shattuck retires from Exelon — but remains on its board
    Mayo A. Shattuck III, who coordinated the sale of two Baltimore institutions to out-of-state concerns and ran the region's power company for a volatile decade, has retired from the parent of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. Chicago-based Exelon Corp. didn'...
  • ODU opponents' coach Moglia unique in college football

    ODU opponents' coach Moglia unique in college football
    Each Thursday, Joe Moglia devotes 20 minutes out of the Coastal Carolina football team meeting to talk to his players about something other than football. Recently, he was struck by a story in the local newspaper about a suicide. He stood in front of...
  • 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...