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Stocks drop as jobless claims rise unexpectedly

Stocks tumbled Thursday after two disappointing economic reports renewed investors’ concerns about the pace of the recovery. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 144 points. All the major stock indexes fell more than 1 percent. Interest rates also fell sharply ...

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Don’t be a legal chameleon — own your practice

Everyone develops in different ways. A colleague of mine recently described the development of her legal career as long periods of stagnation followed by short periods of accelerated growth. Another colleague compared himself to the hare in Aesop’s fable — ...

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The ‘I Love Me’ Wall

Today begins week three of my new job as an associate at Plaxen & Adler, P.A. So far, I’ve brought very little of my old office with me — my Levenger editor’s desk (which I bought about 10 years ago), ...

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The Slots Debacle

If you think Maryland’s legislative branch has a propensity for stifling common-sense business moves and the resulting tax benefit, no further proof need be given than its bungling of the slots referendum and implementation. The General Assembly has already put ...

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