Health costs increasing at a slower clip for businesses

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Question is, will that continue once the health care law’s new rules for employers take effect?

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Quick take: Where’s the silver lining in Northern Virginia?

Quick take: Where’s the silver lining in Northern Virginia?

Vacancy is up across Northern Virginia, but experts say one of the silver linings may be the Silver Line.

Want innovation? Come to flyover country.

Want innovation? Come to flyover country.

Silicon Valley doesn’t have a monopoly on creating America’s future.

Commentary: The wins and losses from Apple’s new product lineup

Commentary: The wins and losses from Apple’s new product lineup

Ted Leonsis discusses the business implications of Apple’s new products.

D.C. area appointments and promotions for Sept. 22

Look who is moving where in the D.C. area job market.

Is this rock bottom for Virginia real estate? Office owners can only hope

Is this rock bottom for Virginia real estate? Office owners can only hope

This may be the worst time in the past 25 years to own an office building in Northern Virginia. At least one with space to lease.

Column

Boy wonder replaces the grease of politics with technology

Mark Cuban is among the prominent investors in FiscalNote, whose algorithms predict legislation’s fate.

Columnists

Michelle Singletary

Michelle Singletary

Reverse mortgages no fast ticket to retirement easy street

The loans can help retirees strapped for cash, but borrowers need to be careful.

Barry Ritholtz

Barry Ritholtz

After 30,000 posts, blogger has figured a few things out

It turns out, writing about a subject is a good way to figure out where you stand on the issue.

Thomas Heath

Thomas Heath

Boy wonder replaces the grease of politics with technology

Mark Cuban is among the prominent investors in FiscalNote, whose algorithms predict legislation’s fate.

Market News

US stocks fall as China weighs on markets

US stocks fall as China weighs on markets

U.S. stocks are falling as investors worry about new signs of weakness in China’s economy.

Wonkblog

How compact cities help curb climate change

How compact cities help curb climate change

The world’s urban population is about to explode. Can we accommodate all these new city-dwellers without more roads and cars?

On climate change, does public opinion matter?

On climate change, does public opinion matter?

Blame Washington, not Americans, for inaction on global warming. The public has long felt that climate change is a problem.

Cash buyers retreat from housing market, cooling home sales

Cash buyers retreat from housing market, cooling home sales

Sales of previously-built homes fell in August from the previous month, and from a year ago, signaling yet another bump in the housing recovery.

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On Leadership

Why the co-CEO setup at Oracle is different

Why the co-CEO setup at Oracle is different

How much Larry Ellison gets involved will be a big factor in the arrangement’s success.

Indra Nooyi, the NFL and the ‘responsibility’ of female CEOs

Indra Nooyi, the NFL and the ‘responsibility’ of female CEOs

Is it the job of women who are public company CEOs to make statements about women’s issues?

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Get There

Social Security is a mess. You fix it.

Social Security is a mess. You fix it.

INTERACTIVE | Explore the most common solutions for fixing Social Security - and make your picks.

Gen Xers make more money than their parents did. So why don’t they have more wealth?

Gen Xers make more money than their parents did. So why don’t they have more wealth?

A study finds that Gen Xers lag behind their parents economically.

The Switch

How airlines explain net neutrality

How airlines explain net neutrality

A reader points to an analogy that helps put a highly abstract, ideological debate in concrete terms.

Apple sells a whopping 10 million iPhones in opening weekend

Apple sells a whopping 10 million iPhones in opening weekend

And that was without any being sold in China.

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