| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:13 AM
Walgreen has exercised its option to buy the remaining 55 percent of European pharmacy retailer and wholesaler Alliance Boots in a $15.26 billion deal that will keep its corporate tax headquarters in the United States.
The company that will emerge...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:54 AM
Talk about attention-grabbing magazine covers. Closer Weekly offers the headline: "I know who killed Natalie Wood."
The comment comes from Lana Wood, Natalie's sister.
The mystery of Natalie Wood's drowning death in 1981 has intrigued movie fans....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Legendary investor Peter Lynch, whose investment management skills helped attract billions of dollars into the Fidelity Magellan Fund from 1977 until 1990, once famously advised small investors, "Buy what you know." The concept was simple: If you buy what...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:47 AM
Nearly 1 million Chicagoans bid adieu to Exelon’s Commonwealth Edison last year, hoping to get a better deal from a new power company. A deal announced Wednesday will send them back into Exelon’s arms.
Exelon Corp. announced Wednesday it...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The Sundance Institute has announced the selected films for the U.S. and World Cinema dramatic and documentary competitions and the out-of-competition NEXT <=> section of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. This year's festival will be held Jan. 16-26 in...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Joan Crawford once described Errol Flynn as "the most beautiful man who ever lived."
But that was when Flynn was the charming, dashing and devilishly handsome star of such Warner Bros. swashbucklers as 1935's "Captain Blood," 1938's "The Adventures of...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Taste of Farmers Market: To celebrate its 79th birthday, the Third and Fairfax Farmers Market is holding a wandering feast, offering tastings from the market's restaurants and grocers, on July 16 from 5 to 9 p.m. The extensive menu includes chicken pot...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Legg Mason Inc.'s stock, which has struggled to recover from the financial crisis, hit a new 52-week high last week.
It could be a harbinger of a turnaround at the Baltimore-based money manager. Or Legg shares simply may be riding the recent record-...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 3:33 PM
A decade ago, Taymour Tamaddon was an MBA. student with a background in physics trying to convince Baltimore-based money manager T. Rowe Price to hire him as an intern.
Not only did Price give him the internship and hire him later as a health care...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Mayo A. Shattuck III, who coordinated the sale of two Baltimore institutions to out-of-state concerns and ran the region's power company for a volatile decade, has retired from the parent of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.
Chicago-based Exelon Corp. didn'...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Maryland State Police and Sheriff's Office reports:
Eric Christopher Briggs, 36, of the first block of Valley Bottom Road, was charged Friday with possessing a drug other than marijuana and possessing drugs with intent to distribute....