NEW YORK — Priceline.com came close Friday to becoming the first stock in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to ever cross $1,000. Investors jumped onboard after the travel booking company reported better than expected second-quarter earnings. The stock price ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Home prices rose in nearly all major U.S. cities in April from March, further evidence of a housing market that is slowly improving even while the job market slumps. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller home price index released Tuesday ...Read More »
In trying to increase opportunities for small business development, it might be helpful to understand the impact small businesses have on our economy. While we constantly hear about the Dow and Standard and Poor’s analysis of major publicly traded companies, ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s triple-A bond rating has been affirmed by all three bond rating agencies in preparation for the upcoming sale of general obligation bonds next month. Treasurer Nancy Kopp made the announcement on Thursday. Maryland is one of eight ...Read More »
This week, the Arbors at Baltimore Crossroads held its grand opening. The ribbon was cut on the 365-unit luxury market-rate rental apartment home community contained within the 1,000-acre Baltimore Crossroads@95 development near White Marsh. Present at the celebration were Del. ...
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NEW YORK — Investors on Wall Street and around the world sold stocks with abandon Thursday, more convinced than ever that the United States and perhaps the globe are headed for a new recession. The Dow Jones industrial average fell ...Read More »