Tag: revenue

Under Armour Posts its First Ever Loss, But Investors Appear Happy

Under Armour’s headquarters, photo via Wikimedia Commons

For the first time in 11 years as a publicly traded company, Under Armour today posted its first official quarterly loss in operating income. And yet, fallout has been minimal, as the company met its own expectations and exceeded those of some analysts on Wall Street.

Kevin Plank: ‘Wall Street Can Count on Us,’ President Trump ‘A Real Asset’ for U.S.

Still from video via CNBC

In a one-on-one interview on CNBC yesterday, Under Armour CEO divulged that he really does like Donald Trump and remained confident that his company will overcome its recent struggles in the year ahead.

Hate Maryland Tolls? Have You Tried Just Not Paying Them?



When you are driving a rental car (if you ever drive a rental car) do you pay tolls in Maryland? Or are you one of the thousands of cool, savvy drivers who have been zipping through the E-Z Pass lane without a transponder and letting the fine go to the rental company?

Advocates Call Meeting to Speak Out Against Conditions at City Schools


With more than 70 percent of Baltimore schools in need of major renovation or replacement, city parents, teachers and students are holding a meeting to call for action by the mayor, city council, and state legislators. Groups from over 40 schools will gather at the War Memorial Building, 101 N. Gay Street, across from city hall on Thursday, November 3 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to share personal stories of poor conditions in aging buildings and to support advocacy group Transform Baltimore’s campaign to implement a $2.8 billion plan to modernize all schools within the next eight years.

The group will also display more than 2,000 postcards sent by parents, students and others to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, about the miserable conditions. The postcard comments include:

“Air conditioning is needed because summer programs have had to be cancelled due to heat; the computer lab needs to be upgraded.”
– John Eager Howard Elementary

“Looks like an institution for criminals; children can barely see out [of] the windows.”
 – Westside Elementary

“The bathrooms have no doors on the stalls.”  
 – Gwynns Falls Elementary

Transform Baltimore, a coalition including the Baltimore Education Coalition, neighborhood advocates and others, launched this summer in response to the urgent need for school rehabilitation. Taking a page from school construction initiatives in other states, Transform Baltimore is urging state and local leaders to adopt Greenville, South Carolina’s innovative financing model and find new revenue at the city and state level for city school construction, which they will highlight at the Speak Out, the name the group has given the event.