Obama hails 8M enrollees for health insurance

(Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg)

Armed with those enrollment numbers, the president challenged the political dynamic that has grown up around the law and that has unnerved some members of his party.

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Venture capital is off to a slow start in 2014, report finds

In the past, the amount of money raised in the first quarter is not always an indication of what’s to come.

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Take executives to task, but be sure to have the right target

Take executives to task, but be sure to have the right target

If you’re going to beat up on an individual for the failure of a company, you ought to beat up the right one.

Target expands subscription service tenfold

Target expands subscription service tenfold

Target is vastly expanding the goods available to order by subscription as it fends off its biggest non-traditional retail rival, Amazon.com.

Goldman Sachs earnings fall

Goldman Sachs earnings fall

Goldman Sachs says its first-quarter earnings fell as fixed income trading slumped.

Morgan Stanley's income rises

Morgan Stanley's income rises

The investment bank’s first-quarter income rose 18 percent from a year ago, helped by higher earnings in its trading and merger and acquisitions advisory businesses.

Why aren’t people getting smarter about their finances?

Why aren’t people getting smarter about their finances?

April is financial literacy month, a time for reflection on how much Americans know about their personal finances.

Columnists

Allan Sloan

Allan Sloan

Take executives to task, but be sure to have the right target

If you’re going to beat up on an individual for the failure of a company, you ought to beat up the right one.

Steven Pearlstein

Steven Pearlstein

‘Flash Boys’: Michael Lewis does it again

Michael Lewis’s latest book about Wall Street and the rise of high-speed computerized stock trading is fascinating.

Michelle Singletary

Michelle Singletary

The Color of Money: You’d better budget for that baby

Forget fancy stuff like diaper wipe warmers because day care could cost as much as college tuition.

Market News

US stock market ends higher as earnings pour in

US stock market ends higher as earnings pour in

Corporate earnings pushed U.S. stocks mostly higher on Thursday, but it wasn’t an easy ride up.

Wonkblog

Here’s how we got to 8 million Obamacare signups

Here’s how we got to 8 million Obamacare signups

From glitches to an enrollment announcement that no one expected.

Actually, cyclists make city streets safer

Actually, cyclists make city streets safer

Cycling fatalities decline as more people bike. The same is true for pedestrians.

Why the math doesn’t add up on Fannie and Freddie

Why the math doesn’t add up on Fannie and Freddie

The government’s top number-crunchers can’t agree if Fannie and Freddie are a drag on federal coffers.

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On Leadership

Why Yahoo’s COO got that $58 million severance package

Why Yahoo’s COO got that $58 million severance package

The eye-popping size of his golden parachute tells us three things.

How will Mike Bloomberg speak to moms?

How will Mike Bloomberg speak to moms?

Boastful quotes probably won’t sit well with the women he hopes will organize against the NRA.

How long is too long to be CEO?

How long is too long to be CEO?

Talk of Jeff Immelt’s tenure at GE prompts the question.

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The Switch

Hypothetical technology is fun. Real technology creeps us out.

Hypothetical technology is fun. Real technology creeps us out.

We love dreaming big. But what happens when those dreams come true?

Facebook rolls out ‘Nearby Friends,’ a real-time friend tracker

Facebook rolls out ‘Nearby Friends,’ a real-time friend tracker

Now you can track your Facebook friends in real-time. But only if you want to.

Zynga releases FarmVille for mobile, cuts out the infuriating parts

Zynga releases FarmVille for mobile, cuts out the infuriating parts

Fighting sliding interest, Zynga reimagines FarmVille for mobile devices.

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