| Jul 19, 2013
Venture capitalists invested $318 million in young Maryland companies from April through June, an increase of 115 percent from the first quarter, according to a report released Friday by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
About half of that financing, or $150...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:19 AM
STURGIS, S.D. - The city of Sturgis on Monday night approved entering into a professional service agreement with Properties Unlimited for real estate listing services for city-owned property near I-90's, Exit 32.
The city purchased the land form the...
| May 7, 2013
| 4:28 PM
The state Public Utility Commission issued a report today to state lawmakers about how electric companies performed during Hurricane Sandy. Overall, the commission gave utilities high marks, but suggested areas for improvement. Utilities turned to...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Uncertainty over the economy contributed to a nearly 27 percent drop last year in venture capital funding for young companies in Maryland, Washington and Northern Virginia, the first decrease since 2009, according to a new report from...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:30 PM
| Dec 28, 2012
| 7:53 PM
Usually by early December, investment professionals have mapped out their outlook for the next year.
But such forecasting has been made difficult by the "fiscal cliff" — the confluence of spending cuts and higher taxes that kick in automatically...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Appalachian Power is identifying potential sites in western Virginia for data centers.
The company said Thursday that the effort's goal is to help lure high-tech jobs and large capital investment to the region. It's part of a program by parent...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Colorado company Agrebon Inc. and North Dakota partners are in discussions with North Dakota's two largest ethanol plants in Casselton and Hankinson to build small-scale nitrogen fertilizer factories on their campuses.
The fertilizer plants will be...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 12:06 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield financial advisor Nadia Cavner is no longer with BancorpSouth.
Randy Burchfield, a Bancorpsouth spokesman said today (4-26) that Cavner is no longer associated with the corporation.
When we asked Burchfield if Cavner's...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 8:55 PM
Economist Paul Krugman has questioned whether the economic malaise of the last five years could correctly be labeled as “the Excel Depression.”
The short version of this theory is that a spreadsheet coding error led a couple of respected...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:09 PM
The Washington County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved two measures to remedy situations involving two businesses that have defaulted on county-issued loans — canceling one and extending another.
By a 4-0 vote, the...