A turnaround specialist reshapes Computer Sciences Corp.

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CSC, in turmoil when CEO Mike Lawrie arrived in 2012, is smaller, more focused and more profitable.

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Report: Workers, employers contributing more to 401(k) plans

Report: Workers, employers contributing more to 401(k) plans

Retirement savings grow as more people find work and feel better about the economy, study says.

On Capitol Hill, Etsy’s on a mission

On Capitol Hill, Etsy’s on a mission

On Capitol Hill, it learned that growing up starts with grip-and-grins before transitioning into policy debates.

Main Street Morning: USDA to pay farmers $191 million for bird flu losses

Main Street Morning: USDA to pay farmers $191 million for bird flu losses

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

Boeing chairman: The Export-Import Bank debate isn’t over

Boeing chairman: The Export-Import Bank debate isn’t over

The outgoing Boeing CEO visits Washington to talk about the Export-Import Bank and why there are no commercial supersonic planes yet.

WWE’s risky gamble on streaming video pays off

WWE’s risky gamble on streaming video pays off

The company now makes more from online subscriptions than it ever did through pay-per-view TV.

Ted Lerner’s bet on Silver Line gets its reward

Ted Lerner’s bet on Silver Line gets its reward

With vacancy up across Northern Virginia, Lerner’s firm lands lease that will occupy a quarter of new building on Silver Line.

Columnists

Michelle Singletary

Michelle Singletary

First comes the hack, then comes the scam

The FTC recently issued an alert to look out for agency imposters offering compensation to data-breach victims.

Barry Ritholtz

Barry Ritholtz

Hey, investment cranks: The Internet never forgets

Most financial forecasts and predictions online are junk. Intelligent investors, ignore the noise.

Rodney Brooks

Rodney Brooks

Afraid your retirement nest egg won’t last long? You’re not alone.

Feeling better about your financial situation can start with having a frank discussion with a financial expert.

Allan Sloan

Allan Sloan

For tax techies, P&G’s deal with Coty is a thing of beauty

But for people whose stomachs churn when U.S. companies go to great lengths to avoid taxes, not so much.

Warren Brown

Warren Brown

Highlander XLE: Toyota’s excellent midsize SUV

This is a premium, muscular and reasonably affordable car with great handling and smooth V-6 engine.

Market News

US stocks end lower as energy stocks slump on earnings

US stocks end lower as energy stocks slump on earnings

Stocks closed modestly lower Friday as oil titans Exxon Mobil and Chevron led a slump in energy stocks.

Wonkblog

Have an IUD? Thank Warren Buffett.

Have an IUD? Thank Warren Buffett.

Money from the Wizard of Omaha’s family apparently helped spark a significant increase in the number of American women using the method.

Excited about an upcoming raise? Don’t be.

It might be awhile before the Federal Reserve raises rates after it turned out that workers actually aren’t getting any raises after all.

What the GOP debate and baseball’s trade deadline have in common

What the GOP debate and baseball’s trade deadline have in common

Republican candidates are acting like baseball teams, weighing present versus future concerns as they try to get on next week’s debate stage.

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On Leadership

How to cure federal workers’ biggest workplace pains

How to cure federal workers’ biggest workplace pains

Several readers said the problems begin with the selection of senior executives, suggesting agencies sometimes do a poor job of identifying and choosing leaders.

The average worker loses 11 days of productivity each year due to insomnia, and companies are taking notice

The average worker loses 11 days of productivity each year due to insomnia, and companies are taking notice

Goldman Sachs has brought in sleep experts, Google hosts “sleeposium” events and LinkedIn just launched a new program for its workers.

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Get There

Are stock markets near ‘dangerous territory’?

Are stock markets near ‘dangerous territory’?

Fund manager Bill Nygren spoke with The Post about how he is navigating a pricey market.

People are saving more for retirement — but they’re still making one big mistake

People are saving more for retirement — but they’re still making one big mistake

Retirement contributions, and loans from retirement accounts, ebb and flow with the economy.

The Switch

Members of Congress raise questions about SpaceX investigation in wake of explosion

Members of Congress raise questions about SpaceX investigation in wake of explosion

In a letter to NASA and the Air Force, 14 House members said they’re concerned about the “rigor” of the probe and the country’s reliance on contractors for critical space missions.

It’s incredibly difficult to stop the Internet from knowing you’re pregnant

It’s incredibly difficult to stop the Internet from knowing you’re pregnant

Visiting sites about parenting or looking at items like diapers or baby toys is probably enough to tip off advertisers about your family plans.

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