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Research Director Nancy McCrea and Economic Researcher Al Goyburu share the top 10 indicators that Maryland’s economy continues to perform. Maryland Indicators: Maryland stocks are up 70% from 2 years ago.  The Bloomberg Maryland stock index is over 300, up from 175 in January 2010 Initial claims for unemployment insurance

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by Karen Glenn Hood, DBED Marketing and Communications Like many small business owners, Susan Aplin wanted to expand her business. As the CEO of Bambeco, an eco-friendly home and housewares company based in Baltimore, Aplin saw opportunity in the ever-growing market for sustainable goods. She wanted to add employees, she

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by Karen Glenn Hood, DBED Marketing and Communications The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) unveiled the first phase of a new interactive tool that allows businesses and citizens to map the State’s key business assets and resources.  MDbizMap, housed on DBED’s website ChooseMaryland.org, provides users with a

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by Ann-Marie Sedor, Communications and Brand Manager, Righttime Medical Care With the opening next week of Righttime Medical Care’s urgent Care Center in Olney, Maryland residents will have access to the only urgent care facility in the area that accepts same-day appointments. As part of Righttime’s commitment to providing the

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by Kathy Snyder, CCE, President/CEO, Maryland Chamber of Commerce The 2012 Session of the Maryland General Assembly will begin January 11 with some very difficult decisions facing the legislature.  A billion dollar budget shortfall coupled with anticipated federal budget cuts will mean few new projects can be brought home to

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by Nancy McCrea, DBED Marketing & Communications With all of the focus today on creating jobs there is unprecedented interest in employment data. Who is gaining jobs and who is losing? How many jobs are being created by small businesses or by start-up businesses? Research by the Kauffman Foundation and

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by Kathy Snyder, CCE, President/CEO, Maryland Chamber of Commerce Black Friday and Cyber Monday beat last year’s sales records by a considerable amount and this year’s Christmas holiday season appears to be on track to surpass 2010.  If you are a smart shopper, waiting for the last minute to gain

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By Leah Michaels [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbswkMdb6c0]   Governor O’Malley, Secretary Johansson, University of Maryland College Park President Loh, and many Maryland business owners debriefed local media on their recent trip to Asia in Annapolis yesterday.  The 68-member delegation traveled to Asia, visiting China, Korea and Vietnam, to create partnerships that resulted in

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by Christine Hansen Laura Neuman, Howard County’s new Economic Development head, has big plans for the county.  As the first woman to be named head of the economic development board, she plans to make Howard County an entrepreneurial and technology based county. Selected over 70 applicants and appointed by County

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