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  • In national initiative, feds have charged more than 500 for mortgage crimes -- two in Maryland

    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...
  • 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'...
  • Like his inspiration Churchill, hotelier won't stay down

    Like his inspiration Churchill, hotelier won't stay down
    To say that Chicago-based luxury hotel investor Laurence Geller is captivated by all things Winston Churchill is something of an understatement.    As chairman of the Churchill Centre, a not-for-profit dedicated to preserving the legacy of the iconic...
  • 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...
  • CEO pay rises at most local public companies

    CEO pay rises at most local public companies
    As pay raises go, it's hard to beat a fivefold increase. That's the jump Hunt Valley-based Omega Healthcare Investors' CEO saw in compensation last year. After getting a thumbs down for its executive pay from a shareholder advisory firm, the company told...
  • Financial guidance without conflicts of interest

    Financial guidance without conflicts of interest
    As they approach retirement age, many older adults realize they could benefit from gaining professional financial guidance. But they have little idea of where to turn for truly objective and unbiased advice in growing their assets. For an increasing...
  • Former regulator: Lehman disclosure not enough to aid shareholders

    Former regulator: Lehman disclosure not enough to aid shareholders
    A former Securities and Exchange Commission official said greater disclosure of investment banks' highest-paid employees – aside from corporate officers – would not necessarily aid shareholders. Lynn Turner, who was the SEC’s chief...
  • Grand dream loses sheen in glare of daylight

    Grand dream loses sheen in glare of daylight
    Larry Eisenberg had a vision. "Amazing," he called it. "Spectacular." The Los Angeles Community College District would become a paragon of clean energy. By generating solar, wind and geothermal power, the district would supply all its electricity needs....
  • Facebook raises $1.5 billion, about $1 billion of it overseas, will share financials by April 2012

     
    Facebook said Friday that it raised $1.5 billion in funding, but only about $1 billion of it came from overseas investors. Facebook also said it will being reporting financial information publicly by April 2012 at the latest....
  • America is not broke: a must-read explainer

     
    This is very good. Pass it around. Bonds Show Why Boehner Saying We’re Broke Is Figure of Speech By David J. Lynch – Mar 6, 2011 10:00 PM ET Mon Mar 07 03:00:39 GMT 2011     House Speaker John Boehner. Photographer: Ron Sachs/Pool via...
  • JPMorgan reports big first-quarter profit

     
    JPMorgan Chase & Co. had an unexpectedly strong first quarter thanks to an improving American economy. The bank’s profit over the last three months was $5.6 billion, up 67% from a year ago. The company earned $1.28 a share, up......