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Baltimore stands out among the world's largest metropolitan economies as a "knowledge capital," with its growth driven by top-tier research universities and entrepreneurial activity, according to a new analysis by the Brookings Institution.The...

Brookings names Baltimore one of 19 'knowledge capitals'

Baltimore stands out among the world's largest metropolitan economies as a "knowledge capital," with its growth driven by top-tier research universities and entrepreneurial activity, according to a new analysis by the Brookings Institution.The...

Brookings names Baltimore one of 19 'knowledge capitals'

Baltimore stands out among the world's largest metropolitan economies as a "knowledge capital," with its growth driven by top-tier research universities and entrepreneurial activity, according to a new analysis by the Brookings Institution.

The analysis, based on metrics that ranged from Internet download speed to venture capital investment, identified Baltimore as one of 19 regions competing in the global economy based on the talent of its workforce and quality of its educational institutions.

Other cities in the category included Boston, Philadelphia, Austin, Stockholm and Zurich.

The Brookings report analyzed the 123 largest urban economies, which together house about 13 percent of the world's population and produce about one-third of global GDP.

The report identified seven types of cities based on the metrics, including "global giants" such as New York and Tokyo, which were distinguished by their size, wealth and cluster of financial services firms; Asian anchors, such as Beijing and Hong Kong, which attracted strong foreign investment; and Factory China cities, such as Dalian and Wenzhou, where manufacturing was key.

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Wells Fargo Chairman and Chief Executive John Stumpf returns to Capitol Hill today to testify before the House Financial Services Committee, where angry lawmakers are expected to grill him on the bank's admission that employees created some 2 million fake accounts to meet sales goals. The scandal...

Wells Fargo Chairman and Chief Executive John Stumpf returns to Capitol Hill today to testify before the House Financial Services Committee, where angry lawmakers are expected to grill him on the bank's admission that employees created some 2 million fake accounts to meet sales goals. The scandal...

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