Sun, 24 Apr 2005 17:19:49 GMTSusan Kalla, a well-known and widely quoted Wall Street stock analyst who accurately predicted the collapse of the telecommunications equipment sector in 2000, was fired by Friedman, Billings, Ramsey Group Inc. after an internal investigation into her personal stock trading, according to sources inside and outside the company with knowledge of the matter.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 17:19:49 GMTSeeking to piggyback on the growth of satellite radio in the United States, WorldSpace, a Washington satellite radio service provider, last week registered an initial public offering of $100 million of stock with the Securities and Exchange Commission.-The Washington Post
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 17:19:49 GMTResearchers say the craving for gourmet coffee may add mileage to the morning rush and also complicate efforts to reduce traffic, save fuel and reduce air pollution.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 17:19:49 GMTCase against telecom tycoon Walter C. Anderson is evidence of how hard it can be for the government to determine whether sophisticated and successful people are paying their share of taxes.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 17:19:49 GMTMetaMorphix and a few other biotech entrepreneurs have developed DNA tests to tell with near certainty which beef cows in a herd will produce the juiciest steaks.-The Washington Post
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 17:19:49 GMTInside the Manassas headquarters of regional carrier Colgan Air Inc., there are no reservation agents who sell tickets to passengers. The family-owned operation doesn't run an advertising department to devise catchy slogans. And the airline doesn't employ celebrity chefs to plan meals for its flights.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 17:19:49 GMTMatt Marshman watched it happen in one Germantown neighborhood in February. Each house that went up for sale cost about $15,000 more than the last. And the houses were all very much alike.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 17:19:49 GMTMaryland Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. (R) lashed out at Democratic lawmakers yesterday for passing legislation he deemed unfriendly to business as he signed the first bills of the General Assembly's 2005 session into law.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 17:19:49 GMTCompanies are debating whether hot tickets for the Washington Nationals and cold beer are the way to win over customers.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 17:19:49 GMTSome of the city's largest developers are competing for land around the site of the proposed Nats stadium on the Anacostia waterfront.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 17:19:49 GMTEmanuel J. Friedman Monday abruptly announced his departure as co-chief executive of the Arlington firm he founded 16 years ago and built into the dominant investment bank in the Washington area.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 17:19:49 GMTRV dwellers drawn to the region's booming job market but unable to pay for housing are turning parks, once reserved for tourists, into neighborhoods.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 17:19:49 GMTSCRABBLE, W.Va. -- Last summer, when his cousin's farm went up for sale, Jim Staley walked down Scrabble Road and told his neighbors what they already knew: Because the farm was only an hour-and-a-half drive from Washington, any buyer would likely want to plant houses, a lot of them, on the land.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 17:19:49 GMTDennis W. Bakke, co-founder of Arlington-based energy company AES Corp., wrote "Joy at Work: A Revolutionary Approach to Fun on the Job," expounding the theory that empowering employees will change the modern workplace.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 17:19:49 GMTReid H. Weingarten and his District-based law firm, Steptoe and Johnson LLP, has opened a New York office in an effort to cement Weingarten's and the firm's reputation as forces to be reckoned with in white-collar defense and complex business litigation.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 17:19:49 GMTWith a couple clicks of a mouse, you can file your taxes, join the Army, reserve a cabin at a national park or apply online for a student loan. The feds, it seems, have successfully gone online.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 17:19:49 GMTFrank Perdue, an Eastern Shore chicken farmer who saw dollars in drumsticks and became the folksy, public face of the poultry industry in the Northeast, died Thursday at his home in Salisbury. His family said he had a brief illness. He was 84.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 17:19:49 GMTWith the season a day away, the Nationals are trouncing their would-be rivals, the Orioles, in sales of licensed merchandise, several local and national retailers said
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 17:19:49 GMTAs of 2001, a federal analysis of households with at least one worker from age 21 to 64 concluded that 28M -- more than one-third of the total -- did not have a retirement savings account of any kind.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 17:19:49 GMTThe Nationals' biggest headache this spring might be deciding who gets tickets to the home opener at RFK Stadium on April 14.