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  • 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...
  • Uncertain year ahead for U.S. stocks

    Uncertain year ahead for U.S. stocks
    Investors had plenty to keep them jittery in 2011. There were the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, economic woes in Europe, and, here at home, politically tinged fiscal showdowns in Washington over deep government spending cuts. Still, the stock market...
  • With tax returns due Monday, here's advice for last-minute filers

    For taxpayers who work best under the pressure of a deadline ... well, that's now. Returns must be filed by the end of Monday. But there's always a risk when scrambling to get returns in under the wire. You might make a mistake or overlook a valuable...
  • T. Rowe Price sees unusual turnover in portfolio managers

    T. Rowe Price sees unusual turnover in portfolio managers
    T. Rowe Price has a reputation as a place where portfolio managers can spend their entire careers. But over 12 weeks this year, three fund managers left the Baltimore-based investment company or announced plans to do so. Two left suddenly, with a star...
  • Legg Mason's flagship Value Trust fund no longer lagging

    Legg Mason's flagship Value Trust fund no longer lagging
    The Legg Mason Capital Management Value Trust fund is doing something not seen in years: It's beating the stock market. Under new manager Sam Peters, the fund is up 27.8 percent in the past 12 months, compared with 20.6 percent for the S&P 500 index....
  • 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...
  • The Carson monologue

    The Carson monologue
    Dr. Benjamin Carson, the eminent Johns Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon, has received much attention over the years not only for his skills in the operating room but for what he has achieved beyond it. For many Baltimoreans, his story is a familiar one...
  • California government gets B-minus in corruptibility report

     
    California does a poor job providing the public with access to government information but has a safeguard against corruption in aggressive auditors, good disclosure of lobbying activity and the way it redraws legislative districts, according to a survey...
  • History fail

     
    From Robert Borosage at the Campaign for America's Future: At the heart of the contrast Romney drew with Obama (during his Tuesday night speech) was the big lie. After the absurd charge that under Obama, we will have "effectively ceased......
  • City Council Meeting Wrap-Up

    The following is from the Laguna Beach City Council meeting of Oct. 5. * Investment policy online City Treasurer Laura Parisi announced that a draft of the proposed investment policy for 2011 was posted on the city's website in the Treasurer's...
  • GOP obliges Leece to vote 'no'

    COSTA MESA — Promising political consequences, the Republican Party of Orange County has warned Councilwoman Wendy Leece to vote along party lines Tuesday when the city employee contracts go before the council, she has stated. Costa Mesa council...