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Sep 26, 2019

Lawyers Confidence Survey shows declining faith in the economy

Maryland attorneys feel less confident about the overall economy than they did in early 2019, according to the results of the latest Daily Record-MSBA Maryland Lawyers Confidence Survey. The third-quarter survey had 290 respondents, up from 258 in the second quarter but down from 354 in the first quarter of the year.

Apr 13, 2017

Study: Millennials in Big Law value work-life balance over pay

But they still view making partner as a long-term career goal, according to the results of a new national survey.

Jan 5, 2016

Survey: City residents want Inner Harbor amenities

Results of a voter survey released Tuesday by the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore found city residents have a positive impression of the Inner Harbor but want more investment in free amenities. Opinion Works conducted the phone survey of 378 registered city voters between Aug. 13 and Aug. 29 and found that 68 percent of residents […]

Aug 31, 2015

Small businesses give Md., Baltimore metro governments D+ grade

Small-business owners in Maryland are unhappy with the support they get from the state to run their businesses, according to a survey released by Tuesday morning, which gave Maryland and the Baltimore metropolitan region each a D+ for small business friendliness, down from last year’s C-. Survey results include grades for ease of starting […]

Aug 18, 2014

T. Rowe survey: Boys get more money attention

Additional findings from T. Rowe Price’s 2014 Parents, Kids & Money Survey reveal a gender gap between boys and girls when it comes to money matters. The survey of 8- to 14-year-old children by the Baltimore-based money manager found that parents are more likely to speak with boys about setting financial goals — 58 percent […]

Aug 8, 2014

Maryland mortgage delinquency rates increase in second quarter

Mortgage Bankers Association also reports the state is second in the nation in foreclosure starts.

Jun 9, 2014

Survey: Students want career-oriented universities

Education for education’s sake? Not anymore, according to a recent survey that asked college students to identify the most important characteristics of “the university of the future.” The majority of students surveyed — 70 percent — said postsecondary education should focus on making sure graduates are employable, meaning professors should emphasize teaching specific, career-oriented ski[...]

May 13, 2014

Survey: Company events take off in ’14

More companies are hiring caterers and event planners for their corporate events, according to the Columbia-based National Association for Catering and Events.

Oct 9, 2013

Poll: No heroes in shutdown, GOP gets most blame

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and lawmakers must rise above their incessant bickering and do more to end the partial government shutdown, according to a poll Wednesday that places the brunt of the blame on Republicans but finds no one standing tall in Washington. “So frustrating,” Martha Blair, 71, of Kerrville, Texas, said of the […]

Sep 18, 2013

CEOs less optimistic about the U.S. economy

NEW YORK — U.S. chief executives are less optimistic about the economy, according to a survey released Wednesday. The survey also indicates that disagreements over the 2014 budget and raising the debt ceiling in Washington are making them cautious about hiring. The Business Roundtable said that its quarterly index, which measures the economic outlook of […]

Sep 17, 2013

Survey: Sluggish global economic recovery ahead

WASHINGTON — A robust recovery for the global economy remains well out of reach. That’s the view that emerges from a survey of economists just as the Federal Reserve is expected this week to reduce its stimulus for the U.S. economy. Europe has finally emerged from recession. Japan is growing after two decades of stagnation. […]

Sep 12, 2013

Survey of businesses shows expectations of growth

M&T Bank's semi-annual survey shows optimism among mid-size businesses and commercial real estate firms.

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