| Jan 24, 2014
| 7:11 AM
After the coffee. Before going off the grid for the day.
The Skinny: It was seven years ago today that I quit smoking. While I still occasionally miss my Marlboros, I have no real desire (or the wallet) to pick it up again. Today's roundup includes a...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:24 PM
The New York Stock Exchange debut of Twitter offered a huge boost to five funds managed by Baltimore-based T. Rowe Price.
Price was a major shareholder in Twitter before the popular micro-blogging site went public on Thursday, selling for $26 a share....
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:39 PM
T. Rowe Price Group's stock soared Tuesday after the firm reported fourth-quarter earnings rose 24 percent compared with the year before, beating analyst expectations.
The Baltimore money manager posted a profit of $287.7 million and earnings per share...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:25 PM
John H. "Jack" Laporte Jr., a highly regarded T. Rowe Price portfolio manager who was also a philanthropist and one of the minority owners of the Orioles, died Aug. 12 of complications from lymphoma at his Ruxton home. He was 68.
"Jack was one of the...
| Aug 25, 2013
Lisa Scott of Sparrows Point has seen young relatives graduate from college and struggle to keep up with $100,000 in education debt.
"Their current jobs do not allow them to pay that debt" said Scott, area marketing director for Chick-fil-A in Maryland....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Timothy E. Parker, manager of T. Rowe Price's New Era Fund who had announced earlier this year he would be leaving, has decided to remain with the Baltimore-based money manager, the company said.
As previously announced, Parker still will step down as...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:00 AM
In the command center of the Grand Prix of Baltimore, Tim Mayer, the race's general manager, fielded a few phone calls, answering a couple of questions. But that was it.
Preparations for the Grand Prix were running several hours ahead of schedule the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Baltimore ad agency Carton Donofrio Partners is closing after nearly 50 years, blaming industry changes and family matters affecting the majority owner.
Founded in 1964 as Richardson, Myers & Donofrio, the firm's clients over the years included a...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Dear Liz: I'm in my late 60s and plan to retire in about two years. I have a pension that will pay close to my current take-home income. I also have about $500,000 in annuities and IRAs. These plus Social Security make retirement look good. But right...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Lots of people won't go to a shelter to meet dogs and cats because it's just too sad. "I want to bring all of them home," they say, and leaving so many behind is heartbreaking.
Thanks to an effort by artist Jay Wolf Schlossberg-Cohen and the seventh...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Dorothy Beksinski Higdon, a homemaker and former secretary once active in scouting, died of heart disease Friday at her Mays Chapel home. She was 89.
Born Dorothy Beksinski in Baltimore and raised in Fells Point, she was the daughter of Walter and...