| May 14, 2012
| 4:49 AM
How does your savings account compare to your debt? For many Americans, it's not looking too good.
That's according to a new University of Michigan report out of the Detroit Free Press.
The study found one in five households has more unsecured debt -...
| Oct 17, 2012
For a nation that once embraced the mission of seeing how high it could soar, to the moon and beyond, the challenge that momentarily — and fittingly — has captured our imagination of late is that of a daredevil out to see just how far and...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Maryland employers added 9,800 jobs in September, a gain that came almost entirely from the private sector, the U.S. Department of Labor estimated Friday.
The state's unemployment rate dropped to 6.9 percent from 7.1 percent in August, the agency said....
| Oct 20, 2012
| 2:59 PM
|| || || Moody's Analytics 2012 Election Forecast - Florida Counties || || ||
|| || || % of Vote For Incumbent || % of Voting Population || ||
|| || Alachua || 50.9% || 1.3% || ||
|| || Baker || 43.0% || 0.1%...
| Oct 24, 2012
With U.S. stocks near five-year highs, the unmistakable reality of a sputtering global economy has hit home, stifling U.S. corporate sales and spooking investors.
They started heading for the stock market exits last week, and they picked up the pace...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:30 AM
No matter who emerges victorious in the Nov. 6 election, most analysts are expecting only a short-term calm in the stock market for the remainder of this year.
Investors typically cast their votes in the market based on what they imagine the newly...
| Nov 7, 2012
Our congratulations, our good wishes, to President Barack Obama. Watching his momentum wash west Tuesday night, we were struck by how many Americans, despite the nation's economic turmoil, were willing to reinvest in him.
To Obama now falls the task of...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:17 AM
Washington -- It's crunch time for avoiding the fiscal cliff as President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner and their aides hold private talks on issues that will impact every American.
Three weeks remain to cut a deal before the automatic...
| May 18, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Stocks closed out an ugly week. Despite initial euphoria surrounding the debut of Facebook on the public markets, the social network's shares barely popped above its offering price and failed to inspire investors to buy into the broader market.
| May 23, 2012
| 10:28 AM
The city-owned Hilton Baltimore lost nearly $11.5 million in 2011 — about $400,000 more than it lost the previous year, according to a recently released audit.
In addition to losing money last year, the hotel dipped into its reserves in February to...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Home sales ratcheted up in May even as buying choices continued to shrink in the Baltimore area, leaving sellers with more leverage than they've had in five years — at least for now.
The number of homes changing hands in the metro area rose 13...