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  • 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...
  • The Bernanke legacy [Editorial]

    The Bernanke legacy  [Editorial]
    Outgoing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, 60, probably won't win many popularity contests. He's frequently been vilified by the political left for doing too little and by the right for doing too much. Most Americans probably have no idea what he...
  • It's report card time for electric companies, for their performance during Hurricane Sandy

     
    The state Public Utility Commission issued a report today to state lawmakers about how electric companies performed during Hurricane Sandy. Overall, the commission gave utilities high marks, but suggested areas for improvement. Utilities turned to...
  • Apple sparks renewed interest in dividend-paying stocks

    Apple sparks renewed interest in dividend-paying stocks
    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...
  • Florida regains its Top 10 status in attracting venture capital

    Florida regains its Top 10 status in attracting venture capital
    Florida is back in the top 10 states for winning venture capital investment with South Florida enjoying half the money, according to Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater. From April to June, $94.8 million was invested in 11 business ventures in...
  • Palm Beach County checks in with Office Depot on employee retention

    After confirming Monday that it plans to outsource 80 finance jobs to Guatemala and India, Office Depot is under the watchful eye of Palm Beach County's assistant administrator Shannon LaRocque. Boca Raton-based Office Depot agreed to retain at least 1,...