Charter just bought Time Warner Cable. Here’s what’s next.

(Jeff Roberson / AP)

WiFi calling and streaming video are two of the products that Charter’s chief executive says may be in store for customers.

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The Darth Vader of telecom is back

John Malone, a cable industry pioneer, has a big stake in the Charter-Time Warner Cable deal.

Government investigation finds companies are not overcharging troops on student loans

Government investigation finds companies are not overcharging troops on student loans

Investigation followed earlier cases of high interest rates

EMC to buy Bethesda cloud-computing company for $1.2 billion

The IT giant’s acquisition of Virtustream is one of the largest in the Washington region this year.

Media CEOs dominate ranks of top-paid executives

Media CEOs dominate ranks of top-paid executives

They’re not Hollywood stars, they’re not TV personalities and they don’t play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league.

Main Street Morning: Fuel shortage rocks Nigeria’s economy

Main Street Morning: Fuel shortage rocks Nigeria’s economy

Our rundown of news affecting start-ups and small businesses.

US home prices rose at steady pace in March from year ago

US home prices rose at steady pace in March from year ago

U.S. home prices rose at a steady pace in March, pushed higher by a limited supply of houses for sale.

Columnists

Michelle Singletary

Michelle Singletary

529 plans can help you save for college, so let’s get started with the basics

COLUMN | A survey shows that more people need to learn about the college savings accounts.

Barry Ritholtz

Barry Ritholtz

Are you not feeling the economic recovery? This could be why.

The recovery is not evenly distributed, and a few factors have a major influence on whether you feel it.

Allan Sloan

Allan Sloan

Holding shares or units — those little words can mean big differences

If you invest in master limited partnerships, you can get stuck with a big tax bill.

Thomas Heath

Thomas Heath

Moving customers, including military top brass, for up to $100M a year

Interstate views moving furniture as a skill to be mastered: “Use the legs, not the back.”

Market News

Asia stocks ruffled by Greece crunch, Fed views; Europe up

Asia stocks ruffled by Greece crunch, Fed views; Europe up

Asian stock markets were ruffled Wednesday by Greece’s impending cash crunch and expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year for the first time in almost a decade. But Europe and U.S. futures traded higher.

Wonkblog

Yellen to skip key central bank conference

Yellen to skip key central bank conference

The invite-only gathering in Jackson Hole, Wyo., has been an important stage for Fed officials to signal shifts in policy.

Sorry, Bernie Sanders. Deodorant isn’t starving America’s children

Sorry, Bernie Sanders. Deodorant isn’t starving America’s children

Something doesn’t smell right about this claim.

On Leadership

But really, what kind of leader doesn’t have a six-story gold and marble statue?

But really, what kind of leader doesn’t have a six-story gold and marble statue?

Any isolated leader worth his state-run media outlet has got to have one.

Podcast: Stanley McChrystal on leadership

Podcast: Stanley McChrystal on leadership

The former top Army commander joins our series to talk about lessons learned over his career.

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Get There

A billionaire explains what investors always get wrong

A billionaire explains what investors always get wrong

Investors need to stop worrying so much, says Ken Fisher, chief executive of Fisher Investments.

One-in-four people overestimate their retirement knowledge. How much do you know?

One-in-four people overestimate their retirement knowledge. How much do you know?

People who don’t trust their instincts risk being too conservative with their cash.

The Switch

Microsoft will release its Cortana voice-control app for iOS and Android, too

Microsoft will release its Cortana voice-control app for iOS and Android, too

The company announces it will build iOS and Android versions of its own smartphone voice assistant.

Vox Media to acquire respected but financially pressed tech site Re/code

Vox Media to acquire respected but financially pressed tech site Re/code

Vox, led by Jim Bankoff, has been raising venture capital to fund an aggressive expansion spree.

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