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Top 5: ‘Welcome to the new angel environment’

A new name for a Baltimore neighborhood, the possibility of a new hospital in Prince George’s County and a new funding for a Baltimore tech start-up. Here are the Top 5 business stories of the week. 1. Baltimore Internet company ...

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U.S. stocks dive after dismal June jobs report

Stocks are opening sharply lower after the government said businesses added the fewest jobs in June in more than a year. The unemployment rate rose to 9.2 percent. Employers created only 18,000 jobs last month, a fraction of what economists ...

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Stocks post third straight day of gains

NEW YORK — Stocks are closing broadly higher following signs that the European financial crisis may be contained. European Union officials said Monday that the EU would take steps to prevent Greece’s problems from affecting Ireland and Portugal. Stocks gained ...

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Economic concerns sink stocks for 4th straight day

NEW YORK — Lingering concerns about the U.S. economy pushed the stock market lower for a fourth straight day. With little new economic data, investors remained focused on Friday’s grim unemployment report. “Wall Street came back, quickly and very strongly, ...

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