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Washington Post Business
May 30, 2024

Work Advice: Unpacking the reasons for ‘quiet vacationing'
More workers are reportedly taking vacations without notifying their employers. Why?

Washington Post Business
May 29, 2024

Nissan issues ‘do not drive' warning for almost 84,000 vehicles over air bags
The warning covers Sentra, Pathfinder and Infiniti vehicles equipped with recalled Takata air bags.

Washington Post Business
May 28, 2024

T-Mobile will buy U.S. Cellular's wireless business in $4.4 billion deal
The deal would expand T-Mobile's presence to millions of people in "underserved rural areas," the company said.

Washington Post Business
May 28, 2024

Real estate agents are fleeing the field. Is that good for homebuyers?
Real estate agents across the United States have been leaving the industry in droves, shrinking a field that consumer advocates and experts say became bloated during the pandemic-era housing boom.

Washington Post Business
May 27, 2024

Justice Department fines Va. tech firm over ‘whites only' job posting
Arthur Grand Technologies, an IT firm based in Ashburn, Va., will pay more than $38,000 in penalties for a job ad that sought only White U.S. citizens.

Washington Post Business
May 27, 2024

What does it take to buy a house? Increasingly, Mom and Dad.
Young home buyers relying on older mortgage co-signers is at an all-time high going back about 30 years, following a post-pandemic spike. Young homebuyers are also getting down payment help.

Washington Post Business
May 27, 2024

Home insurance was once a ‘must.' Now more homeowners are going without.
Slammed by the rising price of policies and climate-driven natural disasters, more and more Americans are exposing themselves to risk and forgoing home insurance.

Washington Post Business
May 25, 2024

The Chuck E. Cheese band delays retirement with an encore at 3 more stores
The company planned to phase out the animatronic players at all but two locations by the end of the year, but this week it said they would stay at a few more.

Washington Post Business
May 25, 2024

U.S. and allies move to tap frozen Russian funds despite Kremlin threats
Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen is close to securing European support for a plan to repurpose seized Russian assets for Ukraine.

Washington Post Business
May 25, 2024

737 crash families win renewed hope in fight to hold Boeing accountable
The Justice Department's announcement has renewed hope among family members who lost loved ones in Boeing crashes.

Washington Post Business
May 25, 2024

As crypto cash floods Washington, Congress eyes gentler regulations
Major crypto firms are fighting to remake federal law with an expensive lobbying campaign that has left no part of American politics untouched.

Washington Post Business
May 24, 2024

Major robotaxi firms face federal safety investigations after crashes
A year ago, self-driving companies seemed poised for a breakout moment. Now, the industry is struggling against setbacks and scrutiny.

Washington Post Business
May 24, 2024

A year after paying off our 2.75% mortgage, we still have no regrets
Though many readers say my husband and I would have been better served investing all those extra house payments, we chose peace of mind.

Washington Post Business
May 24, 2024

When America was ‘great,' according to data
Can data show when America peaked (or when it last was "great," to borrow a slogan)? We tried but discovered that nostalgia doesn't really work that way.

Washington Post Business
May 23, 2024

UCLA workers to strike over university handling of Gaza protests
The strike would mark an escalation of a work stoppage that began Monday at UC Santa Cruz, disrupting classes and research in the final weeks of the school year.

Washington Post Business
May 23, 2024

U.S., states sue to ‘break up' Ticketmaster parent Live Nation
In an antitrust lawsuit, the government says Live Nation leveraged its sprawling footprint to box out rivals, undermining consumer choice and pushing up prices.

Washington Post Business
May 23, 2024

Grocers are finally lowering prices as consumers pull back
Retailers like Target, Walmart and Aldi have begun rolling back costs in their food aisles and on other household staples.

Washington Post Business
May 23, 2024

Home-insurance payouts are shrinking. Here's how to prevent the worst.
Thanks to inflation and climate change, homeowners are getting less money back from their insurers to repair and rebuild.

Washington Post Business
May 23, 2024

Work Advice: An old co-worker is back and publicizing my cringey history
Ten years ago, I had a messy breakup with a co-worker. An old colleague has brought the story to my new workplace and is stirring up drama with it. What can I do?

Washington Post Business
May 22, 2024

DOJ to announce antitrust lawsuit against Live Nation as soon as Thursday
The Ticketmaster parent company also owns concert venues and promotes shows.

Washington Post Business
May 22, 2024

House votes to make CFTC main crypto regulator, a win for the industry
Crypto leaders have long preferred oversight from that agency rather than the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Senate isn't expected to pass the bill.

Washington Post Business
May 22, 2024

Maxed out on your credit card? Here's how to dig out.
New data shows that an increasing number of borrowers are hitting the 90 percent or more threshold on their credit card limits, with Gen Z leading the way.

Washington Post Business
May 22, 2024

Consumer watchdog classifies ‘buy now, pay later' apps as credit cards
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to treat buy now pay later the same as credit cards and give consumers additional protections.

Washington Post Business
May 21, 2024

Biden releases 1 million barrels of gasoline in bid to lower summer costs
The move underscored the White House's attempts to tame consumer prices, especially with voters feeling sour on the economy.

Washington Post Business
May 21, 2024

N.C. to pay $885,000 to animal rights groups for undercover-video suit
North Carolina's Democratic attorney general unsuccessfully asked the Supreme Court to protect a law banning undercover filming inside factory farms.

Washington Post Business
May 20, 2024

FDIC Chair Martin Gruenberg says he will resign after hostile workplace claims
An outside report had found evidence of a "misogynistic" and "patriarchal" culture at the banking regulator.

Washington Post Business
May 20, 2024

UC Santa Cruz workers strike over administration crackdown on Gaza protests
Union leaders at the Santa Cruz campus said the strike would disrupt classes, research, and possibly grading in the final weeks of the school year, and could soon spread to other UC campuses.

Washington Post Business
May 20, 2024

Red Lobster files for bankruptcy
The restructuring includes the closure of dozens of locations as the seafood chain looks to cut costs.

Washington Post Business
May 20, 2024

Trump's immigration plans could deal a major blow to the job market
Immigration is a major reason the job market rebounded so strongly from the pandemic. That could be in jeopardy, economists say.

Washington Post Business
May 20, 2024

Weight-loss promoters are reeling after TikTok crackdown
TikTok announced new rules in April that will crack down on videos about weight-loss drugs, upending a hub of information and commerce on popular GLP-1 drugs.

Washington Post Business
May 20, 2024

What happened when TikTok said users can't promote weight-loss drugs
TikTok announced new rules in April that will crack down on videos about weight-loss drugs, upending a hub of information and commerce on popular GLP-1 drugs.

Washington Post Business
May 19, 2024

Americans are down on the economy (again), with inflation topping election concerns
After a spurt of optimism, Americans are feeling a little more glum about the economy — again.

Washington Post Business
May 18, 2024

China makes some of the hottest new EVs. Most aren't sold in the U.S.
Chinese-made electric vehicles aren't widely available yet in the United States — and may never be after the Biden administration moved to quadruple import tariffs on them, to100 percent. Here are some Chinese EVs that are being shipped out of China.

Washington Post Business
May 18, 2024

American and Chinese car makers bet on different strategies in global fight
As Chinese manufacturers try to sell as many cars as possible, their U.S. competitors are betting on making each vehicle sale more valuable.

Washington Post Business
May 18, 2024

U.S. and Chinese automakers are headed in completely different directions
As Chinese manufacturers try to sell as many cars as possible, their U.S. competitors are betting on making each vehicle sale more valuable.

Washington Post Business
May 18, 2024

These cities bar facial recognition tech. Police still found ways to access it.
The Washington Post has obtained emails and other documents showing that police in Austin and San Francisco skirted city bans against using facial recognition by asking officers in other cities to run the AI-powered programs for them.

Washington Post Business
May 18, 2024

Police in Austin, San Francisco secretly skirted facial recognition bans
The Washington Post has obtained emails and other documents showing that police in Austin and San Francisco skirted city bans against using facial recognition by asking officers in other cities to run the AI-powered programs for them.

Washington Post Business
May 17, 2024

Mercedes workers in Alabama vote against union effort
UAW faces pivotal test at Mercedes union drive in Alabama.

Washington Post Business
May 17, 2024

Dow closes above 40,000 for the first time
Among the biggest contributors to the widely watched index's rally over the past year have been Microsoft and Goldman Sachs.

Washington Post Business
May 17, 2024

CFPB readies crackdown on predatory lending after Supreme Court win
More than a dozen lawsuits and investigations faced delays as the federal watchdog battled back a constitutional challenge over its funding

Washington Post Business
May 17, 2024

Watchdog readies crackdown on predatory lending after Supreme Court win
More than a dozen lawsuits and investigations faced delays as the federal watchdog battled back a constitutional challenge over its funding

Washington Post Business
May 17, 2024

UAW faces pivotal test at Mercedes union drive in Alabama
Five thousand workers at the German automaker's plant near Tuscaloosa were eligible to vote in a high-stakes union election this week, with results expected Friday.

Washington Post Business
May 17, 2024

Who has the lowest (and highest) mortgage rates, and more!
This week's data potpourri explores mortgage rates, online shopping and the inexplicable decline in eel consumption among American diners.

Washington Post Business
May 16, 2024

In reversal, IRS plans to let N.D. help tribes on child support payments
More than a year after pressuring North Dakota to stop helping Native American tribes collect child support payments, the IRS says it intends to let the state do so again.

Washington Post Business
May 16, 2024

Calculate how much more mortgages will cost as interest rates rise
See the difference in monthly costs between a typical mortgage signed today and one signed just a few months ago.

Washington Post Business
May 16, 2024

Supreme Court rejects broad challenge to consumer watchdog CFPB
The Biden administration urged the Supreme Court to reject an appeals court decision that cast doubt on Congress's authority to decide how to fund an agency.

Washington Post Business
May 16, 2024

Senior-care referral site ‘A Place for Mom' stays mum on neglect
In some states, more than a third of facilities recommended by the popular website have been cited for substandard care, The Washington Post found.

Washington Post Business
May 16, 2024

Work Advice: Is this male boss patronizing or just considerate?
Male supervisor offers young female employees an out if they're not comfortable traveling alone with him. What's wrong with that?

Washington Post Business
May 16, 2024

The art we own
Since the birth of the nation, leaders in the federal government have employed art as a way of communicating messages and dignifying public spaces.

Washington Post Business
May 16, 2024

Federal government work if you speak more than one language
One of five common questions for jobseekers looking for a job in the federal government- which agencies need people who speak more than one language?

Washington Post Business
May 16, 2024

Do I need a college degree to work in the federal government?
One of five common questions people ask when looking for work in the federal government- do I need a college degree?

Washington Post Business
May 16, 2024

How to find an internship in the federal government
One of five common questions jobseekers as when looking for a job in the federal government

Washington Post Business
May 16, 2024

If I'm not a U.S. citizen, can I work in the federal government?
One of five common questions jobseekers ask when looking for a job in the federal government- do you have to be a us citizen to work in government?

Washington Post Business
May 16, 2024

Best Places to Work in the Federal Government 2023
NASA tops the 40 entries that received high marks in the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government annual survey for the 11th year in a row.

Washington Post Business
May 16, 2024

Navigating the path of presidential transitions
one of five common questions for jobseekers in the government- what happens during a presidential transition

Washington Post Business
May 16, 2024

How the federal government can save money by following a to-do list
The GAO publishes a high-risk list of potential mismanagement in the federal government for anyone to see- members of Congress, White House staff, heads of federal agencies, and you.

Washington Post Business
May 15, 2024

University of California union authorizes strike over response to Gaza protests
The union that represents University of California academic workers voted Wednesday to authorize a work stoppage over the administration's crackdown on Gaza protests on campus.

Washington Post Business
May 15, 2024

Congress passes FAA bill with airline safety and traveler upgrades
Included in the nearly 1,100-page bill to fund the Federal Aviation Administration are several provisions aimed at improving the travel experience for passengers.

Washington Post Business
May 15, 2024

Inflation eases for first time in 2024. Will it be enough to cut rates?
The Federal Reserve had been getting ready to lower interest rates this year. The past few months complicated those hopes.

Washington Post Business
May 15, 2024

Inflation improved slightly in April, with timing for rate cuts still uncertain
The Federal Reserve had been getting ready to lower interest rates this year. The past few months complicated those hopes.

Washington Post Business
May 15, 2024

Look to the cloud to protect the life documents saved on your computer
How to shield your tax returns, receipts and other important records from digital mayhem,

Washington Post Business
May 14, 2024

U.S. says Boeing broke terms of settlement over 737 Max crashes
The determination that Boeing breached an agreement reached in 2021 could open the company up to potential criminal prosecution.

Washington Post Business
May 14, 2024

Walmart will lay off hundreds of corporate workers, require others to relocate
The country's largest retailer and employer mandated the majority of workers in Dallas, Atlanta and Toronto move to its headquarters in Bentonville, Ark.

Washington Post Business
May 14, 2024

Biden hits Chinese EVs with tariffs topping 100% as election looms
The move, which quadruples tariffs on electric cars, is aimed at preventing China from adding autos to list of industries it dominates.

Washington Post Business
May 14, 2024

U.S. launches investigation into Waymo, Zoox self-driving vehicles
Waymo, the self-driving taxi company owned by Google parent company Alphabet, is the latest self-driving car venture to face scrutiny from federal regulators.

Washington Post Business
May 14, 2024

Aldi recalls cream cheese over salmonella risk
The recall covers four types of cream cheese sold in 28 states and D.C.

Washington Post Business
May 14, 2024

U.S. probes Waymo self-driving vehicles over ‘unexpected behavior'
Waymo, the self-driving taxi company owned by Google parent company Alphabet, is the latest self-driving car venture to face scrutiny from federal regulators.

Washington Post Business
May 14, 2024

Biodegradable fabric might be the next best thing in clothing
Mushrooms and the skin of invasive species are just some of the new materials the fashion industry is trying to be more sustainable

Washington Post Business
May 14, 2024

Are home prices still rising? See how prices have changed in your area.
Search by zip code to see how home prices are changing in your area.

Washington Post Business
May 14, 2024

Biden to hit Chinese EVs with tariffs topping 100 percent as election looms
The move, which quadruples tariffs on electric cars, is aimed at preventing China from adding autos to list of industries it dominates.

Washington Post Business
May 14, 2024

Biden to hit Chinese EVs with tariffs topping 100% as election looms
The move, which quadruples tariffs on electric cars, is aimed at preventing China from adding autos to list of industries it dominates.

Washington Post Business
May 13, 2024

GameStop shares soar again after ‘Roaring Kitty' returns to social media
Keith Gill, the financial adviser who led the 2021 GameStop stock frenzy, shared a meme on Sunday, which was his first social media post in nearly three years.

Washington Post Business
May 13, 2024

U.S. bans Russian uranium imports, key to nuclear fuel supply
President Biden signed a bill banning Russian uranium imports, a move aimed at punishing Moscow for its war in Ukraine and boosting the U.S. nuclear industry.

Washington Post Business
May 13, 2024

The nation's power grid is overwhelmed. New rules aim to boost construction.
Major changes to the way long-distance power lines are planned and built aim to revitalize an overwhelmed electricity grid buckling under soaring demand.

Washington Post Business
May 13, 2024

Melinda French Gates resigns from the Gates Foundation
Three years after her divorce from Microsoft founder Bill Gates, she plans to embark on her own philanthropic venture.

Washington Post Business
May 13, 2024

Can you spot bad financial advice on TikTok? Take our quiz
Social media is full of financial influencers — or "finfluencers" — dispensing advice. How credible would you rate their recommendations?

Washington Post Business
May 13, 2024

Can you spot bad financial advice on TikTok? Take our quiz.
Social media is full of financial influencers — or "finfluencers" — dispensing advice. How credible would you rate their recommendations?

Washington Post Business
May 13, 2024

Biden hopes efforts to boost domestic manufacturing pay off in November
Voters appear to be missing President Biden's industrial jobs message, highlighting a big challenge facing the president in his reelection bid.

Washington Post Business
May 12, 2024

Apple workers in Maryland vote to authorize work stoppage
If workers actually strike, it would be the first walkout by employees of Apple's more than 270 U.S. retail locations.

Washington Post Business
May 12, 2024

Ordered back to the office, top tech talent left instead, study finds
In the months following return-to-office mandates, an increased number of senior employees departed Apple, Microsoft and SpaceX, often to work for competitors.

Washington Post Business
May 12, 2024

An IRS change cut child support for Native moms. Other families may be next.
The IRS has threatened to cut off states from garnishing delinquent parents' tax refunds in order to pay child support they owe. Some Native American families have already lost benefits.

Washington Post Business
May 11, 2024

Biden and Big Oil want to put greenhouse gas underground. Locals are riled.
Plans to trap and bury billions of tons of emissions, once written off as implausible, are now deemed crucial by the White House and the United Nations. But local opposition is growing fierce.

Washington Post Business
May 11, 2024

Biden and oil companies like this climate tech. Many Americans do not.
Plans to trap and bury billions of tons of emissions, once written off as implausible, are now deemed crucial by the White House and the United Nations. But local opposition is growing fierce.

Washington Post Business
May 11, 2024

How to save money abroad by avoiding sneaky fees and pointless charges
You can find ways to save on credit-card transactions, luggage storage and "home currency" converters, for example.

Washington Post Business
May 10, 2024

Federal judge halts new U.S. rules limiting credit card late fees
Bank lobbyists challenged the legality of the cap, which was set to take effect next week

Washington Post Business
May 10, 2024

Target's Pride Month collection to appear in fewer stores
A year after a backlash over its LGBTQ products, the retailer says they won't sell them at all locations this time around.

Washington Post Business
May 10, 2024

5 myths about Social Security as the program faces a funding crisis
The federal government hasn't "raided" the Social Security Trust Funds.

Washington Post Business
May 10, 2024

What state best represents America?
This week, we take a stab at identifying the most normal state in the nation and discover that, by at least one measure, it's the state you'd least expect.

Washington Post Business
May 10, 2024

On a D.C. sidewalk, a race to save a Marine general's life
Gen. Eric M. Smith collapsed in cardiac arrest while out for a run. This is the remarkable, previously untold story of how he survived.

Washington Post Business
May 09, 2024

McDonald's, Wendy's shareholders demand companies tackle child-labor problems
Shareholders pressure McDonald's and Wendy's to crack down on child labor, following a Post investigation that identified high rates of child-labor violations.

Washington Post Business
May 09, 2024

Hack targeting hospital chain Ascension is impacting patient care
Ascension, which operates 140 hospitals in 19 states, says the hack has disrupted clinical care. The extent and duration of the disruption weren't immediately clear.

Washington Post Business
May 09, 2024

Work Advice: For this single mom, ‘Bring Your Kid to Work Day' is every day
I want to be supportive, but I also want my project manager to focus on doing her job without a baby on board.

Washington Post Business
May 08, 2024

Company fined $650K for hiring children to clean meatpacking plants
A federal judge approved a consent order finding that Tennessee-based Fayette Janitorial Service LLC sent teens as young as 13 to clean razor-edged machinery.

Washington Post Business
May 08, 2024

Biden touts Microsoft AI center on site of Trump's failed Foxconn deal
The multibillion-dollar investment is expected to create 2,000 permanent jobs and 2,300 temporary union construction jobs.

Washington Post Business
May 08, 2024

FTX customers are set to recover all funds lost, plus interest
Bankruptcy lawyers say they have collected $14.5 billion to $16.3 billion and are ready to distribute it to defrauded customers.

Washington Post Business
May 08, 2024

Biden to tout Microsoft AI center on site of Trump's failed Foxconn deal
The investment is expected to create 2,000 permanent jobs and 2,300 temporary union construction jobs.

Washington Post Business
May 08, 2024

Biden touts new Microsoft AI center on site of Trump's failed Foxconn deal
The investment is expected to create 2,000 permanent jobs and 2,300 temporary union construction jobs.

Washington Post Business
May 08, 2024

FTX customers set to recover all funds lost, plus interest
Bankruptcy lawyers say they have collected $14.5 billion to $16.3 billion and are ready to distribute it to defrauded customers.

Washington Post Business
May 08, 2024

Social Security has to be fixed. But you still need your own savings.
With Congress in no hurry to act, Americans are rightly concerned that Social Security won't be there when they become eligible.

Washington Post Business
May 07, 2024

Trump advisers explore vast new legal powers for global trade war
The former president is vowing an enormous expansion in the trade hostilities from his first term.

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