Economy

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Ravens Hometown Pride Leads To Money For Baltimore Businesses

Well, if you were in the business of anything that to do with the Ravens or the color purple, business has been good.

02/05/2013

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Fuel Economy Is Buyer’s #1 Criteria

The results of a recent study reveals some interesting priorities of car shoppers.

01/22/2013

New Year's Eve Spectacular

New Year’s Eve Spectacular Brings In Big Bucks For Local Businesses

We’re days away from the biggest New Year’s bash in Baltimore and local businesses have reason to celebrate.

12/28/2012

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2012 Holiday Sales Numbers Lower Than Expected

The shopping season is over, the gifts are unwrapped and now stores are analyzing the number of sales this year. Unfortunately, it’s not good.

12/26/2012

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.

11/29/2012

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Opinion: My2K

Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.

11/29/2012

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To Boost Fuel Economy, GM Turns To Tire Technology

Tire design can contribute up to seven percent to fuel efficiency.

11/27/2012

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Ford Hybrids’ Fuel Economy Failing To Live Up To EPA Ratings?

Ford Hybrids may not be the gas savers they promise to be.

11/27/2012

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Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.

11/26/2012

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Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart Workers

After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.

11/26/2012

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Opinion: Grover Puts Himself Before Party And Country

Grover is the ultimate in single interest constituencies in Washington. He is not accountable to anybody. He does not disclose who funds him, who pays him to do what he does or how much he is paid to blackmail GOP Members of Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes.

11/21/2012

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Opinion: ‘I’m Not A Scientist, Man’ And The GOP’s War On Reason

If Republicans, as a political party, continue this hostility toward science then they do not understand the driving force that science and innovation play in our economy. It also is another proof point in the case that Democrats made about Republican math not adding up.

11/20/2012

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