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  • SEC halts trading in Ebola-related companies, two in Southern California

    The Securities and Exchange Commission suspended trading this morning in the shares of four companies, including two in Southern California, that sell products related to the recent Ebola outbreak. The agency said information about the companies was...
  • Air Products CEO ups his stake

    Air Products CEO ups his stake
    Air Products' top boss is expanding the bet he has made on his own turnaround skills. CEO Seifi Ghasemi upped his stake in the Trexlertown company last week, paying $3.2 million on the open market for 23,000 shares, according to a filing with the U.S....
  • Volunteers sign up for Ebola vaccine trial at UM School of Medicine

    Volunteers sign up for Ebola vaccine trial at UM School of Medicine
    Two years ago, Khandra Sears contracted malaria for the good of science. Two weeks ago, the 33-year-old postdoctoral fellow became a test subject in research to stop another scourge: Ebola. She was injected with 100 billion particles of a chimpanzee...
  • Risky bonds prove costly for Chicago Public Schools

    Risky bonds prove costly for Chicago Public Schools
    Fresh from the world of high-stakes trading, David Vitale arrived at Chicago Public Schools a decade ago with a plan to transform the way it borrowed money. With the district thirsty for cheap cash, plain old municipal bonds weren't good enough anymore,...
  • Videology competing in crowded market as it weighs IPO or sale

    Videology competing in crowded market as it weighs IPO or sale
    A couple of generations ago, advertisers could run a commercial on "The Ed Sullivan Show" and "everyone in the world saw it," said ad technology entrepreneur Scott Ferber. Now it's not so simple to reach viewers, who are watching their favorite shows on...
  • Videology hires new CFO with eye toward stock offering

    Videology hires new CFO with eye toward stock offering
    Web video advertising firm Videology said Monday it hired a new chief financial officer with experience preparing companies for public stock offerings, a signal the Baltimore-founded company may soon follow through with plans for an initial public...
  • Virgin America shares soar on first day of trading

    Virgin America shares soar on first day of trading
    Virgin America Inc. shares soared in their first day of trading Friday as investors flocked to the airline's strategy of combining low-cost fares with hipster cachet. Priced at $23 each, shares in the Burlingame, Calif.-based airline, backed by...
  • Jana Partners takes stake in McDonald's

    Jana Partners takes stake in McDonald's
    Activist hedge fund Jana Partners has disclosed a purchase of McDonald's shares, sending the stock of the world's largest restaurant company up 0.8 percent. Jana now holds 842,268 shares of McDonald's plus an option to buy up to 200,000 more shares,...
  • Filing: Colt At Risk Of Defaulting On Loan

    Filing: Colt At Risk Of Defaulting On Loan
    Weakening demand for its sporting rifles and handguns in the past year have sharply decreased revenues at Colt Defense LLC, and the gun maker reports that it is at risk of defaulting on a $10.9 million loan payment due Monday. In a filing with the U.S....
  • Former owner of Empire Towers indicted in $7million fraud

    Former owner of Empire Towers indicted in $7million fraud
    Federal prosecutors have charged the former owner of Glen Burnie's Empire Towers, a 10-story building on Ritchie Highway, with securities fraud for allegedly raising more than $7 million from investors for personal use under the guise that he was...
  • Mine explosion indictment brings some solace to workers' families

    Mine explosion indictment brings some solace to workers' families
    In the months before shift foreman Dean Jones died in a massive explosion at the Upper Big Branch coal mine in West Virginia in April 2010, Judy Petersen recalls, her brother complained to his family about persistent ventilation violations. Petersen,...