An ousted CEO so popular employees are protesting for his return

Shelves at some MarketBasket stores are emptying as workers protest the CEO's firing. (AP)

An unusual alliance of managers and rank-and-file employees at a Northeast grocery chain has rebelled to prompt the return of a former executive.

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SEC poised to end $1 a share for some money funds

SEC poised to end $1 a share for some money funds

Regulators are expected to vote Wednesday to end a longtime staple of the investment industry — the fixed $1 share price for money-market mutual funds.

Northrop, General Dynamics see lower sales; mixed profits

Northrop, General Dynamics see lower sales; mixed profits

Both defense giants continued to trim costs to cope with a reduction in government spending.

K Street continues modest recovery

The District’s 10 largest lobby firms saw revenue creep up less than 1 percent during first half of 2014

Samsung ad makes fun of the iPhone 6 that isn’t released yet

Samsung ad makes fun of the iPhone 6 that isn’t released yet

It’s not the first time Samsung has poked fun at Apple devotees.

The strange and powerful effects of violent business lingo

The strange and powerful effects of violent business lingo

New study reveals that “declaring war” on your competitors can do odd things to your workers and theirs.

Women business owners face gender gap, report says

Women business owners face gender gap, report says

Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report says.

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Michelle Singletary

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Steven Pearlstein

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Thomas Heath

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US stocks are mixed as corporate earnings roll in

US stocks are mixed as corporate earnings roll in

U.S. stock indexes were mostly higher in midday trading Wednesday as investors weighed positive earnings in the technology sector against disappointing news out of aircraft giant Boeing and other companies. Biotechnology stocks were among the biggest gainers.

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Did the Supreme Court already tip its hand on Obamacare subsidies?

Did the Supreme Court already tip its hand on Obamacare subsidies?

One reason why subsidies may be in jeopardy if the highest court gets a say.

Almost half of America’s obese youth don’t know they’re obese

Almost half of America’s obese youth don’t know they’re obese

And more than three quarters of the country’s overweight youth don’t know they’re overweight.

Don’t think Obama has reduced inequality? These numbers prove that he has.

Don’t think Obama has reduced inequality? These numbers prove that he has.

Obama taxes have cost the richest Americans an average $80,000. That’s how you reduce inequality.

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For women and minorities, advocating for diversity has a downside

For women and minorities, advocating for diversity has a downside

A new research study finds that women and minorities are penalized for being good at managing diverse groups or respecting gender or racial differences at work

An ousted CEO so popular employees are protesting for his return

An ousted CEO so popular employees are protesting for his return

An unusual alliance of managers and rank-and-file employees at a Northeast grocery chain has rebelled to prompt the return of a former executive.

Study: Top labs run by men tend to hire fewer women

Study: Top labs run by men tend to hire fewer women

The gender gap is alive and well at the bench in the science world, too

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How to talk about blowing things up in cyberspace, according to the military

Cyberwarfare doesn’t involve traditional bombs and bullets. Yet most of the language we use to describe it is still borrowed from conventional doctrine.

Microsoft’s latest earnings totally explain its mega-layoffs

Microsoft’s latest earnings totally explain its mega-layoffs

The divisions Microsoft acquired from Nokia -- the ones hardest hit by cuts -- dragged the whole company’s profits down.

Privacy watchdog’s next target: the least-known but biggest aspect of NSA surveillance

Privacy watchdog’s next target: the least-known but biggest aspect of NSA surveillance

An independent agency is expected to announce Wednesday that it will turn its focus to signals intelligence collection under Executive Order 12333.

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