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  • 5 years after financial crash, many losers — and some big winners

    Never let a crisis go to waste, says an old rule of politics. For some major players in the economy, the financial crisis that began five years ago this month with Lehman Bros.' collapse turned out to be as much an opportunity as a calamity....
  • Maverick investor faces legal pressure

    Maverick investor faces legal pressure
    Two decades ago, he was one of three young traders who made $27 million in 22 days trading the stock of a bankrupt company on the Chicago Stock Exchange, becoming known as one of "the bad boys of arbitrage." Assessing that deal, a federal appeals...
  • Consumer advocates fear that more traditional banks will be offering payday loans

    Consumer advocates fear that more traditional banks will be offering payday loans
    If you are offered a short-term advance on your paycheck at a triple-digit interest rate, you might think you're being pitched a payday loan — a product that's basically banned in Maryland and other states with rate caps. But what if that deal came...
  • Wells Fargo agrees to pay restitution to mortgage borrowers

    Under an agreement announced Thursday by the Maryland Attorney General's Office, Wells Fargo has agreed to make loan modifications and pay nearly $1 million in restitution to customers of two lenders acquired by the bank. The office's Consumer Protection...
  • Central Florida's Top Employers 2011: Wells Fargo & Co.

    Wells Fargo & Co. is one of the largest banking companies in the United States and the third largest bank in Central Florida by deposits. As of June 2011, it had deposits of nearly $8.8 billion at 100 branches in the region. The publicly-held company...
  • Earthquake causes Baltimore traffic congestion, transit delays

    Commuters experienced delays on roads, bridges and transit systems around the state as Marylanders felt the effect of a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in Virginia Tuesday, but most of the disruptions were clearing up by late afternoon. Jack Cahalan, a...
  • Man who robbed 2 Baltimore banks sentenced

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a man who robbed two Baltimore banks with what he claimed to be were bombs has been sentenced to 14 years in prison. Thirty-year-old Nathaniel Green of Baltimore was also ordered at sentencing on Tuesday to...
  • Wells Fargo moves into a city it helped devastate

    Wells Fargo moves into a city it helped devastate
    This weekend you may notice former Wachovia branches around Baltimore getting a makeover, swapping out their old logos for brand new Wells Fargo signs. While Wells Fargo has been busy promoting the new and improved services customers will receive,...
  • Sospecho de muerte de niños encontrados muertos en canal de Delray, preso sin derecho a fianza

    Sospecho de muerte de niños encontrados muertos en canal de Delray, preso sin derecho a fianza
    Los fiscales federal dijeron el miércoles que el principal sospechoso de las muertes de dos niños encontrados en el canal de Delray Beach también está siendo investigado por la muerte de la madre de los menores debido a que ella fue testigo contra él en...
  • Robin Hood sighting in Tampa

    Investigators said Elmer McGuirt robbed a Wachovia Bank in Tampa on Apr. 29th, reports The Tampa Tribune. His getaway vehicle was less than ideal -- a Hillsborough Area Regional Transit bus. While on the bus, the 27-year-old man began passing out...
  • Regional investment bank aims for a reprise

    Regional investment bank aims for a reprise
    Jim Freedman and his partners have been here before. "We call this Act Three," he told me one day recently from the Westside high-rise office of Intrepid Investment Bankers, his new firm devoted to mergers and acquisitions in the regional middle market...