| Mar 21, 2012
| 12:22 PM
If you think you will have your day in court when aggrieved by civil injustice, think again. More likely, you will be headed for a meeting run by a professional arbitrator. Ironically, the Supreme Court is to blame. It is leading a quiet transformation by...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 4:39 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Washington Monument will remain closed for repairs for at least another year and possibly into 2014, National Park Service officials said Monday.
The 555-foot-tall monument has been closed since an earthquake struck the mid-Atlantic...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 12:17 PM
Atlanta-based HD Supply is one of the largest wholesale distributors in the U.S. and Canada, providing products and services to customers in infrastructure and energy, maintenance, repair & improvement and specialty construction markets. It has been...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 8:09 AM
Billionaire financier Warren Buffett already has his hands in newspapers, jewelry, insurance and other holdings. Now, with the acquisition of Oriental Trading Co., the 82-year-old can add party planning.
Buffett said Friday that his Berkshire Hathaway...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 5:29 PM
One of Baltimore's most prolific developers faces two lawsuits for unpaid bills related to stalled urban renewal projects along the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River.
A lawsuit against Turner Development's principal, Patrick Turner, and a second suit...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 3:58 AM
School lunches to become healthier, include more fruits, veggies, whole grains
WASHINGTON (AP) — Schoolchildren’s favorite lunch — the ubiquitous frozen pizza — is about to get healthier.
First lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 8:26 AM
A report that several private equity firms -- including original investor Bain Capital -- are considering buying Staples Inc. pushed the office supply chain’s stock up as much as 6.2% on Friday.
Acquisition talks are still preliminary and any offer...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Private-equity firm The Carlyle Group ofWashington, D.C., is selling about one fourth of its shares in Windsor-based SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc.
In a public offering announced Tuesday, investment funds affiliated with Carlyle are offering 7 million...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:07 PM
The world's billionaires include nine from Maryland, according to Forbes magazine's latest ranking of the world's richest people.
The magazine lists 1,226 billionaires worth $4.6 trillion — both record figures.
Maryland's billionaires include...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Television executive Peter Liguori was named the new chief executive of Tribune Co. Thursday, taking the reins of the reorganized Chicago-based media company weeks after its emergence from bankruptcy.
In a widely expected announcement, Liguori, 52, a...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:16 PM
A Wednesday bankruptcy filing by Synagro Technologies Inc. means growth and new jobs for the Baltimore area as the waste recycler consolidates its headquarters in White Marsh.
The Carlyle Group LP-owned company, which had been co-headquartered in...