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Washington Post Business
Oct 18, 2021

China's power shortages, housing struggles put the brakes on its economy
The country's growth was weighed down in the third quarter, hitting the slowest rate in a year.

Washington Post Business
Oct 17, 2021

China's power shortages, housing struggles put brakes on the economy
The country's growth was weighed down in the third quarter, hitting the slowest rate in a year.

Washington Post Business
Oct 17, 2021

Strikes are sweeping the labor market as workers wield new leverage
The labor activism runs the gamut of American industry, powered by the same grievances about wages, benefits and quality of life driving the Great Resignation.

Washington Post Business
Oct 17, 2021

Hollywood union reaches deal with producers to avoid nationwide strike
Workers had raised issues with low pay from streaming services and work bleeding over into their evenings and weekends.

Washington Post Business
Oct 16, 2021

Denver Art Museum announces return of four artifacts to Cambodia after Pandora Papers coverage of indicted art dealer
The announced return of the four museum pieces, which comes after an investigation by The Post and ICIJ into The Pandora Papers, was welcomed by Cambodian officials who are seeking the return of countless Khmer civilization relics.

Washington Post Business
Oct 16, 2021

Tom Morey, inventor of wave-riding Boogie Board, dies at 86
His short, flexible board made catching a wave accessible to millions.

Washington Post Business
Oct 16, 2021

White House looks to scale back its climate initiative after stiff pushback from Manchin


Washington Post Business
Oct 16, 2021

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Washington Post Business
Oct 16, 2021

Plug-in cars are the future. The grid isn't ready.


Washington Post Business
Oct 16, 2021

Massive update and paid DLC coming to ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons'
A new update will bring a lot of a new content to the game after a dry spell.

Washington Post Business
Oct 16, 2021

The Man Who Turned a State Into America's Switzerland
How "Wild Bill" Janklow, a very creative governor of South Dakota, built a financial center catering to the world's most powerful banks and wealthiest clients.

Washington Post Business
Oct 16, 2021

The permanently temporary 2021 economy, in charts
Uncertainty obscures the path forward. Here's a breakdown of what's happening, in five charts.

Washington Post Business
Oct 16, 2021

Renewable Energy Could Pay the Price for Fuel Crisis
Consumers' discomfort with rising oil and gas prices doesn't bode well for what might be a costly shift to solar and wind power.

Washington Post Business
Oct 16, 2021

Netflix fires employee for sharing information about Dave Chappelle's special amid LGBTQ backlash
Netflix said the employee leaked "confidential" and "commercially sensitive" information following backlash from the LGBTQ community over recent jokes from Chappelle that critics have called transphobic.

Washington Post Business
Oct 16, 2021

How to ask for a raise when companies are desperate for workers
Workers suddenly have a lot more leverage. Here are three ways to do a negotiate a better salary.

Washington Post Business
Oct 16, 2021

White House looks to scale back climate initiative after stiff pushback from Manchin
The West Virginia Democrat has expressed fierce opposition to the White House's proposed Clean Electricity Performance Program.

Washington Post Business
Oct 16, 2021

Let's Dare to Have Deeper Conversations, Even With Strangers
It's not nearly as awkward as it sounds and makes us feel more connected. And best of all, other people are actually interested in what we have to say.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Uncomfortable inflation is here, and it's changing the economy
American families and businesses are changing their habits as they increasingly believe high prices are here to stay.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Why The Post published the Pandora Papers investigation
Executive Editor Sally Buzbee's letter about the Pandora Papers and The Washington Post's findings

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Would robot umpires have prevented the Wilmer Flores Giants-Dodgers controversy?
And should we?

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Merriam-Webster promoted a word game littered with offensive terms — the latest reckoning over language in the puzzle world
From Scrabble tournaments to the New York Times crossword, word games grapple with new standards for offensive terms and racial slurs.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Maybe Goldman Sachs Should Take the Rest of the Year Off
The Wall Street giant reported total revenue for the first nine months that was greater than any previous 12-month total and blew through third-quarter expectations.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

The real reason inflation is becoming so worrisome: It's getting in our heads
American families and businesses are changing their habits as they increasingly believe high prices are here to stay.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

A New Way to Tax Global Corporations, Explained
Years of negotiations have produced an agreement to overhaul the global tax system in ways that will change where and how some of the world's largest companies are taxed. Getting almost 140 nations on board was a huge breakthrough, but the fight isn't over.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Apple fires employee who raised awareness of workplace misconduct allegations at the company
Apple on Thursday fired Janneke Parrish, who helped raise awareness about workplace misconduct allegations at the company.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

The U.S. Is a Hypocrite on International Financial Crime
Becoming the new Switzerland is no way to display global leadership.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

As Merkel Exits, Here's Why Coalition Talks Matter Beyond Germany
When Chancellor Angela Merkel steps down after 16 years in power, Germany's status in Europe and the world will be on the line.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

China Won't Save Evergrande for Many Good Reasons
Many of the country's debt-laden developers believe they are immortal because Beijing hasn't proven that it's serious about reforms.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

How a Facebook Whistle-Blower Is Stoking the Kids' Screen Time Debate
The latest burst of recriminations directed at social media emphasizes the harm that can be done to teenagers. Frances Haugen, a former Facebook Inc. product manager turned whistle-blower, says executives at Facebook are aware of research showing the company's Instagram photo-sharing platform in particular can be detrimental to teenage girls with body-image issues. Even before the pandemic increased the time most people spend online, many parents worried about attention-sapping "screen time" war

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

The U.S. Has No Plan B on Iranian Nukes. Israel Does.
The 2015 agreement is dead and Tehran isn't intimidated by the White House's vague threats.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

The era of uncomfortable inflation is here, and it's already changing the economy
American families and businesses are changing their habits as they increasingly believe high prices are here to stay.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Reversal on Daily Aspirin Shows Medicine's Weak Spot
When doctors recommend untested remedies to healthy patients, they sometimes get the "better safe than sorry" equation mixed up.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

California's Wildfire Dilemma: Put Houses or Forests First?
There is a limit to how much federal taxpayers should have to spend to fight fires and cull trees so that well-off Californians can live near hiking trails.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Amazon's Ring Camera Has an Eavesdropping Problem
Its doorbell camera can pick up neighborhood conversations at the end of a driveway by default. That needs to change.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

The truth behind Twitch's leaked ‘do not ban' list
The massive Twitch leak revealed a "do not ban" list of streamers, but it's not as simple as it seems.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Inflation: How to spend less — or even make more money — as prices rise
Take advice from the experts about how to beat inflation or even benefit from it.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Should Computer Science Be Required in High Schools?
A Q&A with Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson on how he turned his state into a hub for technology and why expanding computer science education is critical to national security.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Chicago Police Who Fight Vaccine Mandate Invite Chaos
The mayor is right to stand her ground against threats to reduce the force by half in the midst of escalating crime.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

U.S. pursues a unique solution to fight hackers. It revolves around esports.
The program hopes to groom cybersecurity specialists with real-time competitions to better fight hackers.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

You can't stop inflation, but here are some ways to offset the higher costs
Take advice from the experts about how to beat inflation or even benefit from it.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

A Charles Goodman house for sale in Silver Spring, Md.
HOUSE OF THE WEEK | A starter home designed by the celebrated architect has been expanded and renovated.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Israel's Gang Violence Has Become Endemic
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett wants the Shin Bet to deal with spiraling violence. That's a path fraught with risk.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Another Day, Another Purge at Turkey's Central Bank
A wave of firings at Turkey's central bank is bad news for the lira and whatever shred of credibility the institution has left, as it swings between fighting inflation and stoking it on the president's whim.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Glencore's U.K. Gas Blowup Won't Spoil Blowout Year
Difficulties at a British gas supplier are a blip compared to its giant copper and coal profits

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Every movie and TV show could soon be dubbed into any language you want
Choosing languages may soon be as easy as changing the channel. But a lot more could get transformed along the way.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Is Nuclear Power "Green"? The EU Shouldn't Be the One Deciding
Classifying energy should be left to capital markets, not government bureaucrats.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Your Black Friday Bargain Is Stuck Somewhere in the Pacific
This year's shopping holiday may be boring, as supply shortages and increasing costs force stores to cut down on promotions.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Trump hasn't been a good businessman for years. His fall from the Forbes rich list just confirms it.
Forbes lists Trump as having a current net worth of $2.5 billion. In 2011, Trump was listed as having a net worth of $2.9 billion, which is $400 million more than he is worth now. And adjusted for inflation that $2.9 billion would be worth more than $3.5 billion in current dollars — over $1 billion more than Forbes says he's worth now.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Why Stagflation Is Back on Some Traders' Radars
If 2020 was a year for worrying about pandemic-induced economic collapse and the first half of 2021 was a time for worrying about post-pandemic inflation, for a growing number of traders the new cause of anxiety is a word that hasn't been heard much since the 1970s: stagflation.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Why the Road to Ousting the Czech Republic's Premier Is Bumpy
A surprise election result and a president sidelined in hospital with chronic health problems have combined to make the formation of the Czech Republic's next government particularly complex and hard to predict.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

What a Hawker Center Tells Us About Singapore's Re-Opening
From new vaccine rules for food halls and malls to the central bank's surprise tightening, Singapore is inching forward in its Covid response toward a new normal.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

For a New Global Climate Deal, All Eyes Are on COP26: QuickTake
The United Nations has convened world leaders many times before to discuss climate change, dating to the 1990s. The next meeting, scheduled for November in Glasgow, may be the most important ever. U.S. President Joe Biden's climate envoy, John Kerry, says COP26 will be the last chance for the world to avoid climate disaster.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Citigroup's Equities Blowout Signals Stress for European Peers
The stock trading numbers from U.S. banks seem like a bad sign for the market shares of rivals such as Credit Suisse, UBS and Barclays.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

How Supply Chains Broke, Sparking Global Shortages
The pandemic threw the vital but usually humdrum world of logistics into a tailspin, creating shortages of masks and vaccine vials, semiconductors, plastic polymers and bicycles. The shipping system underpinning globalization — production on one side of the planet, connected to consumers on the other — proved too rigid to absorb the rolling tremors from Covid-19, or to recover quickly from the jolts to consumer demand and the labor force. That triggered supply-chain disruptions, idled factories

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Hacks and data breaches are all too common. Here's what to do if you're affected.
Avoiding hacks isn't always possible, but there are ways to mitigate the damage

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region
The Washington Post's picks of noteworthy residences on the market.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Former State Dept. building converted to Foggy Bottom apartments in D.C.
TOWN SQUARE | The apartments have hardwood floors, granite counters, stainless-steel appliances, a white tile backsplash, light gray Shaker-style kitchen cabinets, matte black hardware and a washer and dryer.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

China Only Has the Energy For One Crisis at a Time
It's unclear whether Beijing has the appetite for much more pain as the impact of power shortages forces policy makers to rethink the speed of the nation's energy transition.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Microsoft will shut down LinkedIn service in China after facing criticism for censoring posts
Microsoft will shut down its LinkedIn service inside China after facing criticism for censoring posts, ending the last major U.S. social-networking site's presence in the country.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

So Was Sweden a Covid Success or Failure?
Either way, it hasn't really earned its place as a lightning rod in the debate over pandemic policy.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Va. townhouses designed with 55-plus adults in mind
BUYING NEW | Beacon Park's community of elevator units was a "total game changer" for one buyer.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Virgin Galactic pushes back next test flight as it makes ‘enhancements' to its spaceplane
The stand down is yet another sign of the complexities of human space flight and comes as a number of companies have been working on flying paying customers to either the edge of space or to orbit.

Washington Post Business
Oct 15, 2021

Wanted temporarily in post-Brexit Britain: 800 foreign butchers to slaughter some 120,000 pigs
The shortage of slaughterhouse workers has created what Britain's pig lobby calls its biggest crisis in over two decades, with roughly 120,000 pigs waiting to be slaughtered.

Washington Post Business
Oct 14, 2021

Inflation in the economy today is different. Here are four charts that can explain why.
The delta variant and supply chain backlogs have kept prices elevated. There is no clear answer on when that will change.

Washington Post Business
Oct 14, 2021

Weekly jobless claims fall below 300,000 for first time amid pandemic
Initial jobless claims fell by 36,000 from the previous week's revised level to 293,000, federal data shows.

Washington Post Business
Oct 14, 2021

Today's inflation is different. Here's how in four charts.
The delta variant and supply chain backlogs have kept prices elevated. There's no clear answer for when that will change.

Washington Post Business
Oct 14, 2021

Today's inflation in the economy is different. Here's how in four charts.
The delta variant and supply chain backlogs have kept prices elevated. There's no clear answer for when that will change.

Washington Post Business
Oct 14, 2021

Dubbing movies and TV is the next frontier for machine learning and AI
Choosing languages may soon be as easy as changing the channel. But a lot more could get transformed along the way.

Washington Post Business
Oct 14, 2021

More than 10,000 John Deere workers on strike after rejecting contract
The walkout is the latest by an emboldened labor movement and affects 14 plants in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Colorado and Georgia.

Washington Post Business
Oct 14, 2021

Mortgage rates reach highs not seen in six months
The 30-year fixed-rate average climbed above 3 percent, increasing to its highest level in six months.

Washington Post Business
Oct 14, 2021

10,000 John Deere workers on strike after rejecting contract
The walkout is the latest by an emboldened labor movement and affects 14 plants in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Colorado and Georgia.

Washington Post Business
Oct 14, 2021

A record number of Americans are quitting their jobs. Here's how they make money after they quit.
A record number of workers are quitting or taking early retirement from jobs where they feel disrespected and burned out in what is being called "The Great Resignation." Here's how they are getting by financially.

Washington Post Business
Oct 14, 2021

Weekly jobless claims fall below 300,000 for first time since pandemic
Initial jobless claims fell by 36,000 from the previous week's revised level to 293,000, federal data show.

Washington Post Business
Oct 14, 2021

U.S. overtakes China to become world's largest bitcoin mining hub, report finds
The U.S. lead follows China's crackdown on bitcoin mining in recent months.

Washington Post Business
Oct 14, 2021

Getting by in ‘The Great Resignation': How people who quit or retired are making ends meet
A record number of workers are quitting or taking early retirement from jobs where they feel disrespected and burned out in what is being called "The Great Resignation." Here's how they are getting by financially.

Washington Post Business
Oct 14, 2021

More than 10,000 John Deere workers on strike after contract negotiations fall apart
The walkout affects 14 plants in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Colorado and Georgia.

Washington Post Business
Oct 14, 2021

The best financial advice for women — especially those recovering from the ‘she-cession'
The pandemic has been tough for many Americans but especially on women resulting in what's being called the 'She-cession.' Here's a rule-of-thumb to get back on your financial feet and grow your wealth.

Washington Post Business
Oct 14, 2021

Economic challenges piling up for the Biden administration
Economic data from September underscored how susceptible supply chains and the overall economy remain to the pandemic.

Washington Post Business
Oct 14, 2021

Delta points to profitability, challenges as first major air carrier to report earnings
The company provided a window into how the delta variant has hindered travel and what airlines might expect in the coming months.

Washington Post Business
Oct 14, 2021

As supply chain troubles mount, Biden touts longer hours for L.A. port
Administration officials promise a "90-day sprint" to clear a path for cargo.

Washington Post Business
Oct 13, 2021

Hollywood production workers announce Monday strike unless they win concessions on bathroom and meal breaks
The two sides remain far apart but say they will continue negotiating in an attempt to avoid the work stoppage.

Washington Post Business
Oct 13, 2021

Why is everyone quitting, and how do I know whether it's time to leave my job?
Waves of Americans are leaving their jobs in the "Great Resignation." Here's why.

Washington Post Business
Oct 13, 2021

Pizza pockets and late-night fries: How the government is urging food companies and restaurants to reduce our salt consumption
The voluntary guidelines create new limits for processed, packaged and prepared foods, intended to curtail Americans' salt consumption by 12 percent.

Washington Post Business
Oct 13, 2021

Prices were up 5.4 percent in September over last year, as delta variant holds back economic recovery
Economic data from September underscored how susceptible supply chains and the overall economy remain to the pandemic.

Washington Post Business
Oct 13, 2021

Don't Blame Short Sellers for THG's $2.6 Billion Problem
The British e-commerce company has to do a lot more to reassure investors about its SoftBank-tied Ingenuity business.

Washington Post Business
Oct 13, 2021

What Is China Evergrande and Why Is It In Trouble?
China Evergrande Group is quickly becoming the biggest financial worry in a country with no shortage of them. Fears of a default by the developer, with $300 billion in liabilities and links to myriad banks, have roiled global markets as investors assess the potential impact on the financial system and the broader economy. Evergrande's stock and bond prices have cratered, and it's far from clear how Hui Ka Yan, the billionaire owner who's survived many crises in the past, will pull through this t

Washington Post Business
Oct 13, 2021

With William Shatner's flight, more than 20 civilian astronauts will have reached space this year
The actor will join a private space movement that has picked up speed and outpaced NASA.

Washington Post Business
Oct 13, 2021

Sometimes kindness is the best tact in getting your way with an obstinate condo board
REAL ESTATE MATTERS | We'd suggest you try to work with these board members to convince them that they have nothing to lose by giving you this right. But be kind while doing it, as you are trying to convince them to give you something that you probably are not entitled to.

Washington Post Business
Oct 13, 2021

New apartments leasing at the old Walter Reed site in Northwest Washington
TOWN SQUARE | The apartments have floors that resemble wood, white quartz countertops, porcelain tile floors in the bathroom, stainless-steel appliances, subway tile in the kitchen and bathroom and either white-washed or dark kitchen cabinets.

Washington Post Business
Oct 13, 2021

As supply chain troubles mount, Biden to tout longer hours for L.A. port
Administration officials promise a "90-day sprint" to clear a path for cargo.

Washington Post Business
Oct 13, 2021

Kitchen-Table Traders Should be Scrutinized for Naughtiness
The finance industry can't complain about regulators seeing work-from-home as increasing the risk of dodgy dealing.

Washington Post Business
Oct 13, 2021

A Deal to Create Europe's Walmart? Give It Time
Carrefour has dropped the ball on its third attempted deal in three years. But a tie-up with Auchan may not be as dead as it looks.

Washington Post Business
Oct 13, 2021

Hedge Funds Are Feasting on ESG's Profit Leftovers
Disinvestment from polluting companies risks hurting both returns and the planet. Engagement is the better green strategy.

Washington Post Business
Oct 12, 2021

Why Pandemic Nostalgia is Haunting Central Banks
When Covid arrived and economies tanked, officials knew what to do. Things are better now — and much harder to navigate, while the risks of a misstep are significant.

Washington Post Business
Oct 12, 2021

When Will China Blink and Stop the Evergrande Meltdown?
No country can deleverage in a deflationary environment. If home prices plummet any more, a bailout may be inevitable.

Washington Post Business
Oct 12, 2021

Climate Showdown Looms as Australian Disasters Mount
Australia, the driest inhabited continent, is repeatedly ravaged by bushfires and floods -- costly, life-claiming disasters that scientists warn have been exacerbated by a warming planet. It's also one of the world's biggest fossil fuel exporters and emitters per capita of greenhouse gases. Yet while most Australians insist they want more action to combat climate change, the country's conservative government -- in power since 2013 -- has resisted moves that might undermine key industries. As thi

Washington Post Business
Oct 12, 2021

It's Time For Central Banks to Get Their Stories Straight
When Covid arrived and economies tanked, officials knew what to do. Things are better now — and much harder to navigate, while the risks of a misstep are significant.

Washington Post Business
Oct 12, 2021

Texas Companies Are Stuck Between Mandates. What Now?
Texas businesses face risk and uncertainty as the state and federal government spar over Covid-19 vaccine mandates for employees. Governor Greg Abbott signed an executive order Oct. 11 outlawing such requirements in the second-largest U.S. state. That immediately set up a clash with President Joe Biden, who issued an executive order Sept. 9 calling for employers with more than 100 workers to require Covid vaccines or weekly testing once the federal workplace health and safety regulator creates f

Washington Post Business
Oct 12, 2021

The pandemic made things even worse for working women over 40
We know pandemic-related job losses were bad for women overall, but a new report from AARP found that things are worse for women over 40. One-quarter of mid-career and older workers have seen their financial situation worsen over the course of the pandemic, the report found.

Washington Post Business
Oct 12, 2021

The video game review process is broken. It's bad for readers, writers and games.
Reviews help people decide how to spend their limited time. But the system around them is busted.

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