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  • ELLICOTT CITY, Md. _ Howard Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported net income of $1.6 million in its second quarter. Howard Bancorp shares have declined roughly 2 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Howard Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • SYRACUSE, N.Y.— Dinosaur Bar-B-Que's foray into the barbecue-loving Midwest has gone up in smoke with the closing of its year-old Chicago restaurant. The Syracuse- based chain of barbeque and live music joints told Chicago media outlets Wednesday that its eatery on the Windy City's North Side would close up for good that night. The closing of the Chicago...

  • DALLAS— Hundreds of Southwest Airlines flights across the country were delayed or canceled Wednesday after technology problems prevented many travelers from checking in or boarding flights. Southwest began having intermittent problems with several computer systems after an outage around 2 p.m. Central time. Southwest briefly held planes at their gates,...

  • Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, FNB has about $20 billion in assets and 300 branches in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio and West Virginia. Raleigh, North Carolina- based Yadkin serves over 130,000 customers, has assets of $7.4 billion, and operates over 100 branches in North and South Carolina. FNB's financial adviser was RBC Capital Markets LLC and Reed...

  • OLNEY, Md. _ Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $10.6 million. Sandy Spring Bancorp shares have climbed 12 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Sandy Spring Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, F.N.B. has about $20 billion in assets and 300 branches in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio and West Virginia. It provides commercial and consumer banking and wealth management solutions led by its largest affiliate, First National Bank of Pennsylvania. Raleigh, North Carolina- based Yadkin serves over 130,000...

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— With a strike against the Trump Taj Mahal casino about to enter its fourth week and no end in sight, Atlantic City's main casino workers union turned up the heat Thursday, surrounding the massive gambling hall with hundreds of picketers, some traveling hundreds of miles to support the walkout. Picketers from unions in Baltimore, Washington, New...

  • WALDORF, Md. _ The Community Financial Corp. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $1.7 million. The bank, based in Waldorf, Maryland, said it had earnings of 38 cents per share. The holding company for Community Bank of the Chesapeake posted revenue of $10.7 million in the period.

  • DALLAS— Hundreds of Southwest Airlines flights across the country were delayed or canceled Wednesday after technology problems prevented many travelers from checking in or boarding flights. Southwest began having intermittent problems with several computer systems after an outage around 2 p.m. Central time. Southwest briefly held planes at their gates,...

  • BETHESDA, Md. _ Eagle Bancorp Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $24.1 million. Eagle Bancorp shares have fallen 2 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Eagle Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • BETHESDA, Md. _ LaSalle Hotel Properties on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 96 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $347 million.

  • NEW YORK— A record terrorism-related forfeiture order benefiting families of some Sept. 11 victims and others was reversed on appeal Wednesday, leaving in doubt what will happen to a $1 billion Manhattan office building at the center of the legal case. The 2nd Circuit decision written by Circuit Judge Richard C. Wesley said the buildings do not qualify as being...

  • BOWIE, Md. _ Old Line Bancshares Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $3.1 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 28 cents per share. Old Line Bancshares shares have increased slightly more than 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK— Macy's is testing a mobile tool using artificial intelligence that lets shoppers get answers customized to the store they're in— like where a particular brand is located or what's in stock— that they would normally ask a sales associate face-to-face. That's a key element as Macy's seeks to spur sluggish sales, make being at the store more enjoyable and...

  • *New York, Massachusetts and Maryland sue in state courts. New York, Massachusetts and Maryland filed separate, nearly identical lawsuits in state courts, accusing the world's No. 2 automaker of violating their environmental laws. The suits outlined more than a decade of efforts by VW to deceive regulators in the United States and Europe, citing internal VW...

  • *New York, Massachusetts and Maryland sue in state courts. New York, Massachusetts and Maryland filed separate, nearly identical lawsuits in state courts, accusing the world's No. 2 automaker of violating their environmental laws. The suits outlined more than a decade of efforts by VW to deceive regulators in the United States and Europe, citing internal VW...

  • NEW YORK, July 19- The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority fined Prudential Annuities Distributors $950,000 on Tuesday for failing to prevent the fraudulent withdrawal of nearly $1.3 million from an elderly annuity holder's account by her financial officer. Frederick, Maryland- based financial sales assistant Travis Wetzel was convicted of wire...

  • *New York, Massachusetts and Maryland sue in state courts. New York, Massachusetts and Maryland filed separate, nearly identical lawsuits in state courts, accusing the world's No. 2 automaker of violating their environmental laws. The suits outlined more than a decade of efforts by VW to deceive regulators in the United States and Europe, citing internal VW...

  • NEW YORK, July 19- Oil prices slipped on Tuesday as a rallying dollar and a global fuel glut offset forecasts for a ninth straight weekly drop in U.S. crude stockpiles. Brent crude futures were down 20 cents at $46.76 barrel by 12:07 p.m. EDT, after trading as high as $47.49. U.S. crude's West Texas Intermediate futures slid by 40 cents to $44.84, after a session high at...

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