LA PLATA — In a business park of red brick buildings and ornate marble fountains, programmers at Zekiah Technologies are engineering the next generation of software that will help the U.S. government and military respond to natural disasters and terrorist ...Read More »
OCEAN CITY — Joy Snyder calls them “scavengers.” They pick through the rock-bottom real estate listings and make lowball offers on homes bought five or six years ago at the peak of the market. “Some of the offers I see ...Read More »
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Just look at the stock market over the last few weeks, jobless figures, unemployment insurance claims or really any metric you can think of and you won’t need much, if any, convincing the post-recession recovery has been anything but smooth ...Read More »
Government employment losses slowed job growth in Maryland last month and economists expect that trend to continue as Congress sets a new course for federal spending. “Maryland is one of many states where government jobs are shrinking and I expect ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Just when Wall Street seemed to have settled down, a barrage of bad economic reports collided with fresh worries about European banks Thursday and triggered a global sell-off in stocks. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 419 ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Stocks have plunged after more signs of economic weakness triggered a global sell-off. The Dow Jones industrial average is down 419 points, or 3.7 percent, to 10,991. The S&P 500 is down 53, or 4.5 percent, to ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The number of people applying for unemployment benefits rose back above 400,000 last week. Still, the four-week average, a more reliable gauge of the job market, fell to the lowest level since mid-April. The report suggests that the ...
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DETROIT — A little good news could bring some stability back to Wall Street this week as investors look for bargains amid chaos. Then again, bad news could lead to continued volatility. It all depends on the news of the ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Stocks are rising at the close of trading after investors latched onto some small signs that the economy might not be headed into another recession. Fewer Americans joined the unemployment line last week, and a technology bellwether ...Read More »