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Real Estate Weekly – 7/27/12

Mahan Rykiel creates plan for Children’s Inn playground Mahan Rykiel Associates Inc., a Baltimore-based landscape architecture, urban design and planning firm, designed a new playground/park for children seeking treatment at the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda. The first ...

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Seeking elusive ‘alpha,’ investors scour the globe

NEW YORK — You can leap off a mountainside in extreme skiing, kick and claw to near death in extreme fighting and twist yourself into a pretzel in extreme yoga. Why not turn investing into an adventure sport? Professional money ...

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T. Rowe Price launches new emerging markets bond fund

T. Rowe Price Group, of Baltimore, a global investment management company, announced the launch of its third emerging market bond fund, the Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund, trading under the symbol TRECX. The new fund currently has diversification across more ...

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Hilton’s $11.5M loss mostly from depreciation

While the city-owned Hilton Baltimore Convention Center Hotel lost $11.5 million last year, development officials stressed that the loss is not coming down to taxpayers. “The hotel to date… has not lost a single penny for the taxpayers of Baltimore ...

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Marianne D. Fishler: Diversification is more important than style

A long-standing argument in the investment community has been whether active management of a portfolio can actually produce better investment results than a passive portfolio. And with the volatility of the markets in recent history, this conversation seems to have ...

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Manufacturing grows at fastest pace since June

WASHINGTON — U.S. manufacturing grew last month at the fastest pace in 10 months. New orders, production and a measure of hiring all rose. The strength at U.S. factories suggests the economy is healthier than recent data had indicated. That’s ...

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U.S. growth slowed to 2.2 percent in first quarter

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew more slowly in the first three months of this year. Governments spent less, and businesses cut back on investment. But consumers spent at the fastest pace in more than a year. The result suggests ...

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UM breaks ground on proton therapy cancer treatment center

The University of Maryland School of Medicine officially broke ground Tuesday for a $200 million, 110,000-square-foot cancer treatment facility that it says will be the first in the region to offer proton therapy, which targets radiation to tumors more precisely and results in fewer side effects.

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