After foreclosure, trying to buy their home back

(Jamie Rector / Photography by: Jamie Rector)

Fannie would sell couple their home for $450,000, while Wall Street investors could buy it for $260,000.

Sunday Business

Henry Kravis reimagines his legendary buyout firm

Henry Kravis reimagines his legendary buyout firm

KKR, the private-equity giant immortalized in “Barbarians at the Gate,” enters new territory.

Tap into the recipes of television chefs

Tap into the recipes of television chefs

The Food Network in the Kitchen app lets you search dishes by Bobby Flay, Giada De Laurentiis and more.

This app is jumpin’

This app is jumpin’

Imagine yourself a ninja warrior with this addictive game to send a nimble competitor to the stars.

Columnists

Michelle Singletary

Michelle Singletary

Want to reduce your health-care costs? Get moving.

Keeping physically fit helps you stay fiscally fit, too.

Barry Ritholtz

Barry Ritholtz

So you’re the world’s greatest trader? Taxes will fix that.

Traders pay a tax of 30 percent or more on short-term capital gains. Passive indexers come out ahead.

Warren Brown

Warren Brown

On Wheels: Mazda Miata, still sporty after all these years

Warren Brown has as much fun as ever in the 2015 version of the MX-5, but he’ll concede it’s not practical.

Latest News

D.C. area bankruptcy filings for July 28

These firms recently filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court’s local court clerk’s offices.

Google X’s next project is to study how human body works

Google X’s next project is to study how human body works

It will collect study participants’ medical information and use it to determine what it means to be healthy.

Shark Tank investor: Don’t make this pitch mistake

Shark Tank investor: Don’t make this pitch mistake

“It makes me want to leave the room,” says real estate mogul and shark investor Barbara Corcoran.

Wonkblog

Britain’s economy is finally bigger than it was in 2008. What took so long?

Britain’s economy is finally bigger than it was in 2008. What took so long?

Britain had a big boom, a big bust, and big austerity. But now its GDP is finally back to where it was in 2008.

Why Obama is considering making it easier for migrant children to come to the U.S.

Why Obama is considering making it easier for migrant children to come to the U.S.

The administration floats a pilot program that would grant Honduran children refugee status.

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The Switch

SpaceX’s lawsuit against the Air Force is gaining steam

SpaceX’s lawsuit against the Air Force is gaining steam

A federal judge has ordered a review of United Launch Alliance’s controversial contract with the U.S. Air Force to put military payloads into orbit.

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