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  • Constellation's partnership with French company tested

    Crisis can trash or temper a marriage. We'll soon know which way it goes for Baltimore's Constellation Energy Group and France's EDF Group. Their partnership in owning and developing nuclear electricity plants is being tested by the terrible economy,...
  • Prospects dim for both nuclear energy and Constellation

    Prospects dim for both nuclear energy and Constellation
    When Constellation Energy Group and EDF Group teamed up three years ago, the economy was riding high, and so were they. Rising energy prices and a growing economy prompted them to propose the once unthinkable: developing, building and operating the first...
  • Japan earthquake may push oil prices higher

    Japan earthquake may push oil prices higher
    The powerful earthquake and tsunami that slammed northern Japan knocked out car plants and steel mills, stranded thousands in offices and at Disney's resort in Tokyo, and pummeled financial markets in Asia and Europe. But the biggest effect on the world...
  • Bad policy, not profiteering, is the reason for $4 a gallon gas

    Bad policy, not profiteering, is the reason for $4 a gallon gas
    When gas prices spike in the wake of Middle East turmoil or hurricanes, conspiracy theories abound about profiteering speculators. The truth is Americans are suffering from bad energy polices — politicians eager to sell pet projects and hoist...
  • We can't drill our way out of high gas prices

    We can't drill our way out of high gas prices
    Prices at the pump are rising, and Americans are none too happy about it. Small wonder that President Obama's approval ratings have fallen like a sack of hammers in recent weeks: Nothing annoys voters quite like a $75 fill-up at their local service...
  • Green energy vs. oil

    Re your article "Demand, not speculation, cited for rising oil prices" (May 8), while demand is a factor in rising oil prices, multiple factors must be included to get the entire picture of why prices are rising. International Energy Agency chief...
  • Our lack of choice at the pump props up the Saudis

    At a time when Americans are engaged in a heated debate about cutting domestic social services and entitlement programs, we are forced to fund more and more social programs — for other nations. How so? In February, after seeing fellow Sunni...
  • The buck stops here

    The buck stops here
    Growing up in Highland Park, Ted Fishman would write radio scripts and hand them out to the other kids on the snow mounds. As a college student, he studied creative writing with Joyce Carol Oates. But Fishman, author of the best-seller "China, Inc.,"...
  • Airport revenue hits turbulence

     Airport revenue hits turbulence
    Bob Hope Airport revenue figures for last year flatlined as the number of passengers using the airfield continued to drop. Operating revenues went from $49.4 million in 2009 to $46.4 million in 2010 — a drop of 6.14%, according to a report to...
  • Bush's ticking clock echoes in Middle East

     
    by Mark Silva With a new scandal enveloping the Israeli prime minister and Hezbollah militants flexing their muscle in Lebanon, President George W. Bush will confront even longer odds for success when he travels to the Middle East this week......
  • Wall Street Roundup: Oil prices hit stocks. Foreclosing on your bank.

     
    Gold: Trading now at $1,400 per ounce, up 0.8% from Monday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 12,330.90, down 0.5% from Friday. Oil prices hit stocks. The Italian stock market was halted after stocks there fell sharply, one of......