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  • Venture capital for companies in the Maryland region drops nearly 27 percent

    Venture capital for companies in the Maryland region drops nearly 27 percent
    Uncertainty over the economy contributed to a nearly 27 percent drop last year in venture capital funding for young companies in Maryland, Washington and Northern Virginia, the first decrease since 2009, according to a new report from...
  • Investment outlook for 2013 clouded by uncertainty

    Usually by early December, investment professionals have mapped out their outlook for the next year. But such forecasting has been made difficult by the "fiscal cliff" — the confluence of spending cuts and higher taxes that kick in automatically...
  • Tax issues for small-business owners to ponder as 'fiscal cliff' looms

    Tax issues for small-business owners to ponder as 'fiscal cliff' looms
    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...
  • ODU opponents' coach Moglia unique in college football

    ODU opponents' coach Moglia unique in college football
    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...
  • Financial advisor Nadia Cavner no longer with Springfield's Bancorp South; opens own brokerage firm

    Financial advisor Nadia Cavner no longer with Springfield's Bancorp South; opens own brokerage firm
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield financial advisor Nadia Cavner is no longer with BancorpSouth. Randy Burchfield, a Bancorpsouth spokesman said today (4-26) that Cavner is no longer associated with the corporation. When we asked Burchfield if Cavner's...
  • Ex-KPMG partner was sting target

    It was the Starbucks sting. The defining moment in the KPMG insider-trading scandal took place over coffee at a Starbucks in the San Fernando Valley, where the accountant at the center of the case was set up by his longtime friend. Scott London...
  • 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...