Economy adds 209,000 jobs in July; unemployment rate edges up to 6.2 percent

For six straight months, the U.S. economy has added more than 200,000 jobs, the longest streak since the mid-’90s.

    Sunday Business

    How the Portland Trail Blazers won back their fans

    How the Portland Trail Blazers won back their fans

    During troubling times in the 2005 season, management learned which promotions would fill seats again.

    Packing is easier thanks to this app

    Packing is easier thanks to this app

    Packpoint, a free app for iOS and Android devices, relies on templates to help pack the right stuff for a trip.

    For puzzle freaks, Poptile is a fun addiction

    For puzzle freaks, Poptile is a fun addiction

    The aim of this app is to keep a stack of blocks below a certain height.

    Columnists

    Michelle Singletary

    Michelle Singletary

    Why your fighting with your honey isn’t really about money

    When couples argue about finances, it’s often just a manifestation of another problem.

    Steven Pearlstein

    Steven Pearlstein

    People analytics: ‘Moneyball’ for human resources

    Hot new area in human resource management aims to bring “big data” to corporate hiring and promotion.

    Warren Brown

    Warren Brown

    On Wheels: The all-new 2015 Audi A3

    Warren Brown finds the compact luxury car just right for a quick getaway.

    Latest News

    Workers are still wondering: Where’s my raise?

    Workers are still wondering: Where’s my raise?

    Average hourly pay was $24.45 in July, only 2 percent higher than it was a year ago.

    Twitter tries new feature that explains what #tbt and #smh means

    Twitter tries new feature that explains what #tbt and #smh means

    Hashtags like #tbt and #smh might be confusing to some users. Now you will see their explanations when you search them on Twitter’s iOS app.

    U.S. government finally keeps its promise to small firms

    U.S. government finally keeps its promise to small firms

    Small businesses claimed 23 percent of all federal work last year, but their total haul declines as spending slows.

    Wonkblog

    Congress just kicked the gas tax debate to the worst possible time

    Congress just kicked the gas tax debate to the worst possible time

    May is never a fine time for rational debates about how we fund our highways.

    On Leadership

    The out-of-office reply, deconstructed

    “I will be out of the office with limited access to email.“

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    The Switch

    Europe envies how the U.S. procures tech, but it may lack the military might to mimic it

    Europe envies how the U.S. procures tech, but it may lack the military might to mimic it

    America’s tech prowess has been driven by the defense and intelligence industries.

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