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  • REITs prove to be surprisingly reliable

    It may seem surprising that some forms of real estate have been among the most reliable of investments. Real estate investment trusts, known as REITs, invest in and own properties such as shopping centers, apartments, offices and industrial facilities....
  • Investing: Earn 4 percent to 6 percent on your money

    To get more yield, you generally have to take on more risk. But in the case of dividend-paying stocks, that may not always be the case. Some high-yielders, such as AT&T (symbol T; recent price, $38; yield, 4.7 percent), Verizon Communications (VZ; $50; 4....
  • Swiss bank UBS to cut 10,000 jobs, or 16% of workforce, by 2015

    Swiss bank UBS to cut 10,000 jobs, or 16% of workforce, by 2015
    Swiss bank UBS will cut 10,000 jobs as it exits from its fixed-income trading business and tries to cut costs and concentrate on wealth management. The Zurich, Switzerland-based institution, which stated that it is “significantly reshaping its...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...