| Aug 8, 2011
| 5:27 PM
Investors watched stock markets swoon and economists fretted about the nation's fragile recovery on the first day of trading after the unprecedented downgrade of the nation's credit rating.
But amid the gloom Monday were a few bright spots for consumers:...
| Nov 27, 2011
On Nov. 8, a two-page letter appeared on Tribune Co.'s bankruptcy court docket, wedged between the usual stream of motions and lawyer fee applications.
It was written to the judge by an angry and bewildered Colorado investor named Mark Lies, who had...
| Nov 30, 2011
Financial investment for clients isn't the only kind of investment being done at T. Rowe Price, which employs more than 3,600 associates at its downtown Baltimore headquarters and at a facility in Owings Mills.
The public company, founded in 1937,...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 9:02 PM
The second CEO in Legg Mason's history announced last week he was stepping down, raising the question: What's next for the Baltimore-based money manager?
Only the board — or more precisely, activist shareholder and Legg director Nelson Peltz ...
| Jan 1, 2013
Despite all the cliff drama in the past week that sent stocks spiraling downward, all three major U.S. stock indices ended the year higher — which might come as a surprise to many investors
U.S. stocks rallied Monday in the last hours of trading...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 3:49 PM
Kirk-Habicht Co. in Essex doesn't do much business in Europe, but problems on the continent are buffeting the manufacturer all the same.
Its employees rely on a heavy wire to make springs tough enough for trucks, and the only plant they know of that...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 2:52 PM
Edging closer to its goal, Sandtown Habitat for Humanity and its volunteers have finished rehabilitating their 300th home in the blighted West Baltimore neighborhood where the nonprofit group has been laboring for more than 20 years.
| Oct 11, 2011
| 9:00 PM
The good news: We are not at the bottom -- Harlingen, Texas, is.
But Miami is near the bottom with average credit scores, according to the new Experian survey released Wednesday. Miami's average credit score of 719 is #122 out of 143 cities tabulated,...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 6:47 AM
The stock market had another strong day Thursday, suggesting at least some investors are shrugging off "irrational pessimism," T. Rowe Price chairman Brian Rogers calls investors' years of reluctance to invest.
Rogers and other executives at the...
| May 1, 2012
| 12:38 AM
It used to be that workers were urged to save 10 percent of their income for their retirement.
Now some South Florida financial planners are upping that to 15 percent.
The reason: Most South Floridians won't qualify for a pension at their work so they...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Two college savings plans managed by T. Rowe Price rank among the best in the country — the eighth time that the Baltimore-based investment firm has been included in Morningstar's annual survey of top plans.
Only once — the year after the...