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  • Legg Mason to acquire QS Investors

    Legg Mason to acquire QS Investors
    Legg Mason Inc. has agreed to acquire QS Investors, a New York-based investment firm with $4.1 billion in assets under management and nearly $100 billion in assets under advisory. Financial terms of the deal, announced Tuesday, were not disclosed. The...
  • Make money the way Keynes did, by investing wisely

    John Maynard Keynes is recognized as one of the great historical economists. Aside from his theoretical work, though, he accomplished something few other academic economists have: He was a successful investor. Keynes used his expertise to build a...
  • Hollywood manufacturer to expand

    Hollywood manufacturer to expand
    MarBlue, a Hollywood manufacturer of accessories for mobile devices, is expanding its international headquarters and research and development center in downtown Hollywood, the governor’s office said Thursday. The expansion will create 28 jobs...
  • Life experience, training can put you on the road to a degree

    Life experience, training can put you on the road to a degree
    If the road you've traveled has not taken you directly from high school to college -- or has proven to be less than linear -- don't despair at setting your sights on a degree. Prior Learning Assessment is a process universities use to help adult...
  • American Apparel to appoint new directors, including first woman

    American Apparel to appoint new directors, including first woman
    American Apparel has disclosed the names of four new board members, including the first female director in the history of a company known for racy advertising. The board shake-up is part of a deal with New York investment firm Standard General, which...
  • D. A. Davidson & Co. opens Baltimore office

    D. A. Davidson & Co. opens Baltimore office
    Montana-based financial services firm Davidson Companies said this week its investment unit will open an office in downtown Baltimore focused on real estate investment banking, with the hope of creating a base from which to expand the company's East Coast...
  • Joe Schmidt, director of strategic initiatives, IFF

    
Joe Schmidt, director of strategic initiatives, IFF
    Joe Schmidt has joined Chicago-based nonprofit lender, real estate consultant, and community developer IFF as director of strategic initiatives. In the new role, Schmidt, 36, is responsible for assessing new opportunities and strategies for partnership...
  • Grow Md. economy through innovation [Letter]

    Grow Md. economy through innovation [Letter]
    The Sun's editorial, "Maryland's stagnant economy" (June 12), noted that a better way to improve economic growth is to "foster private investment and entrepreneurship, start-ups and business incubators," in addition to action being taken by the state...
  • Fare hike for Metra riders next year?

    Fare hike for Metra riders next year?
    Metra's board will soon grapple with whether customers will face a fare increase in 2015 – three years after the biggest hike in the agency's history, the commuter rail chairman said today. Although officials say a fare increase hasn't been...
  • Forging a smart growth economy [Commentary]

    Forging a smart growth economy [Commentary]
    The best state in the nation for innovation and entrepreneurship three years in a row is Maryland. This is according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (hardly a mouthpiece for the Maryland Democratic Party), which also ranks Maryland No. 1 for STEM...
  • American Apparel backer buys $10-million loan, helps prevent default

    American Apparel backer buys $10-million loan, helps prevent default
    A New York investment group has bought a $10-million loan as part of its efforts to shore upĀ  American Apparel Inc.'s finances and keep it from teetering into bankruptcy. Standard General, which controls a nearly 44% stake in the Los Angeles clothing...