| 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 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...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:09 PM
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...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:06 PM
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.
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:26 PM
In return for the promise to bring another 650 jobs to Baltimore, city leaders are poised on Wednesday to give financial services giant Morgan Stanley more time to meet the terms of a $3.25 million loan forgiveness program.
The Board of Estimates vote...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 8:30 PM
HONG KONG -- China's Bona Film Group is to launch a $162 million (RMB1 billion) fund to boost its production efforts.
The Wuhu Bona Film Investment Management is understood to be the first of its kind in China and will see Sequoia Capital Investment...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:08 PM
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...
| 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...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 10:18 AM
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...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 6:55 AM
Federal prosecutors across the country have charged more than 500 people with crimes related to mortgage fraud as part of a year-long program that ended last month, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday.
The Distressed Homeowner...