| Jan 4, 2014
| 7:16 AM
The stock market's banner year brought good news to Baltimore money management firms, with leaders pointing to a rising tide that buoyed their funds and their companies' prospects.
Market indices soared in 2013, with the S&P 500 up almost 30 percent,...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:00 AM
NEW YORK — Veteran stock trader Alan Valdes remembers the excesses of Wall Street during the 1990s: fat paychecks, drugs after hours and lavish spending on flashy cars.
"The Wolf of Wall Street," Martin Scorsese's new portrayal of the notorious...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 8:30 AM
One of the worst epithets that can be leveled at a politician these days is to call him a "redistributionist." Yet 2013 marked one of the biggest redistributions in recent American history -- a redistribution upward, from average working people to the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:09 AM
Sometimes, the best mixer for premium liquor is a big name.
Diageo, the large British beverage company, has teamed with rapper-turned-entrepreneur Sean "Diddy" Combs to acquire high-end tequila brand DeLeon.
The partnership between Diageo and Combs...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:42 PM
Nearly a decade after Rupert Murdoch moved his company's corporate headquarters to New York from his native Australia, his television and film company is moving to withdraw almost completely from Australia.
21st Century Fox announced late Wednesday that...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:12 AM
The Economy of You by Kimberly Palmer, AMACOM, 240 pages, $21.95
With today's job insecurity, more people are supplementing their income with side work. In "The Economy of You," Palmer details how people are tapping into their entrepreneurial side to...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:30 AM
HONG KONG -- Production is now underway on "Old Boys: The Way of the Dragon," a Chinese feature film that is a product of the country's booming micro-film trend.
The film is the first feature to be produced by Youku Originals, a production subsidiary...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:42 PM
The Dolan Co., owner of The Daily Record in Baltimore, has signaled financial distress by hiring a restructuring officer, deciding against paying a dividend and disclosing that it received a warning from the New York Stock Exchange over its low stock...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:20 AM
Hotel, energy and financial services conglomerate Loews Corp. reported a 75 percent drop in quarterly profit as it booked a loss related to the pending sale of the annuity and pension deposit business of CNA Financial Corp.
Loews, controlled by the...
| May 1, 2014
| 4:17 AM
Schaumburg-based Motorola Solutions Inc., which makes walkie-talkies, rugged mobile computers and tablets, forecast weaker-than-expected quarterly results after reporting first-quarter revenue below estimates as orders from government and businesses fell....
| May 1, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Even as the debate continues about whether Silicon Valley is in a bubble, there is evidence that the region may be losing steam.
It's a paradox, perhaps. But, that's life in Silicon Valley for you.
The latest sign for the losing-steam argument is...