Sallie Mae narrows loss
April 23, 2009 12:03 PM
Sallie Mae narrowed its first-quarter loss, but said it was hurt by the federal government’s attempts to stabilize the commercial paper market.
Capital One financial company to cut 58 Virginia jobs
April 23, 2009 12:01 PM
Capital One Financial Corp. said it will cut 58 employees from its credit card division after reporting a $176 million loss in the first quarter, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Capital One reports first-quarter loss
April 22, 2009 11:07 AM
Capital One Financial Services reported a $111.9 million loss for its first quarter, following a $1.4 billion loss during the fourth quarter of the 2008.
Blue crab population jumps
April 17, 2009 2:12 PM
The Chesapeake Bay’s adult blue crab population increased 43 percent over last year after strict harvesting guidelines were implemented, according to a study.
Rosetta Stone issues strong IPO
April 17, 2009 2:11 PM
Language-learning software company Rosetta Stone’s initial public offering was the most successful IPO to hit the stock market in a year.
FreightCar America to suspend work at Roanoke plant
April 14, 2009 11:10 AM
FreightCar America is temporarily suspending production of railroad cars at its Roanoke plant, according to The Roanoke Times.