| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 7, 2013
| 4:28 PM
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...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: We are retired and our investment advisor suggested that we invest in REITS. Would this be a good idea? We have about $270,000 in assets and he wants us to invest about $30,000. We own our home without a mortgage.
A: Let's start by acknowledging...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 1:30 AM
The head of the South Korean firm looking to snap up Rhythm & Hues revealed in an exclusive interview Sunday with Variety that he intends to keep the company going. David Shim is managing partner of JS Communications, which got approval from the courts...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 5:31 PM
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'...
| Mar 3, 2013
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Karen L. Coyne, of the Martinsburg office of Raymond James, recently completed the Level II program of the Institute of Investment Management Consulting certification series at Raymond James.
By doing so, Coyne...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 6:55 AM
You may have heard last week about a couple of big lawsuits brought by federal and state governments, alleging that the credit rating agency Standard & Poor's concocted a fraudulent scheme that contributed to trillions of dollars in investment losses...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:21 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration's suit against the rating agency Standard & Poor's makes for riveting headlines and lousy history. We want to blame the financial crisis and Great Recession on greed and dishonesty. The charge that S&P rigged bond...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:19 AM
STURGIS, S.D. - The city of Sturgis on Monday night approved entering into a professional service agreement with Properties Unlimited for real estate listing services for city-owned property near I-90's, Exit 32.
The city purchased the land form the...