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Report: Md. economy reliant on federal jobs, lacks private-sector growth

ODENTON — Maryland’s economy has become increasingly dependent on federal jobs and has failed to grow the private sector or increase venture capital funding, according to a report by Moody’s Analytics. The report, which was presented Friday afternoon to the ...

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Report: State’s economy staggered by outside events

A third-quarter survey by the University of Baltimore’s Jacob France Institute has found t Maryland’s economy has been “staggered” by the gridlock in federal spending and the European debt crisis. The Maryland Business Climate Survey found that stands in marked ...

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U.S. stocks rise slightly after big fall

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are rising in early trading, a day after their worst drop since 2008. The Federal Reserve meets Tuesday and traders are speculating that it may announce more help for the economy, which has stumbled this ...

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Commentary: Maryland economy relies on U.S. government

The Wall Street Journal printed a devastating editorial highlighting a stark contrast between who is pulling the wagon and who is riding in it. In “We’ve Become a Nation of Takers, Not Makers,” published April 1, Stephen Moore writes that ...

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Cardin: Maryland is threatened by belt-tightening

Maryland’s economic strengths could make the state “particularly vulnerable” to belt-tightening in Washington as lawmakers debate cuts to defense, education, environmental protection and other spending, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin said. The state’s junior senator, a 44-year veteran of elected office, ...

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