For Lower Manhattan, a new skyline since 9/11

(Lee Powell / The Washington Post)

When the 104-story One World Trade Center opens for business Monday – the tallest and most expensive building in the Western Hemisphere – it will have ushered in a rebirth of lower Manhattan as a vibrant, urban neighborhood where people live, shop and eat, rather than just hustle home from white collar jobs.

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Amazon is largely white and male, company data shows

Amazon is largely white and male, company data shows

The workforce at the e-commerce giant is 63 percent male and 60 percent white.

For Lower Manhattan, a new skyline since 9/11

For Lower Manhattan, a new skyline since 9/11

When the 104-story One World Trade Center opens for business Monday – the tallest and most expensive building in the Western Hemisphere – it will have ushered in a rebirth of lower Manhattan as a vibrant, urban neighborhood where people live, shop and eat, rather than just hustle home from white collar jobs.

Advice: How avoid blunders like Walmart’s costumes

Advice: How avoid blunders like Walmart’s costumes

A marketing expert explains the likely reasons for the “Fat Girl” gaffe and how other firms can avoid missteps.

Montgomery County finally strikes deal to remake Wheaton, but at a cost

Montgomery County finally strikes deal to remake Wheaton, but at a cost

With $119 million investment -- nearly three times the cost of a previous plan -- county approves development plan for center of Wheaton.

Chipotle, Cheesecake Factory feel pinch of record dairy prices

Chipotle, Cheesecake Factory feel pinch of record dairy prices

From the sour cream on your burrito to an indulgent slice of cheesecake, many restaurant menu items have become more costly to produce.

Recovering U.S. economy garners envy

The U.S. economy grew 3.5 percent last quarter, outpacing much of the developed world.

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Michelle Singletary

Okay, you make money mistakes. Here’s why.

Behavioral economics help explain the “why” behind financial choices.

Barry Ritholtz

Barry Ritholtz

Find a financial adviser who will put your interests first

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Thomas Heath

Thomas Heath

Ambition the key ingredient for Tessemae’s salad dressing

The Vetter brothers from Annapolis turn mom’s secret sauce from tailgate parties into a $25 million business.

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US stock indexes zoom back to record highs

US stock indexes zoom back to record highs

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Democrats only have themselves to blame for upcoming losses

Democrats only have themselves to blame for upcoming losses

They’re headed for trouble in Tuesday’s election because they’ve run away from what they stand for.

One health insurer just took the feds’ offer to end transgender discrimination. Who else will follow?

One health insurer just took the feds’ offer to end transgender discrimination. Who else will follow?

The feds are hoping insurers will take equality into their own hands.

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An interview with the president and co-founder of OKCupid.

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Talking romance and algorithms with OKCupid co-founder and president Christian Rudder.

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Some aging Baby Boomers will upsize, not downsize, if they move at all, poll finds

Some aging Baby Boomers will upsize, not downsize, if they move at all, poll finds

A survey of 4,000 Baby Boomers suggests that many are not interested in moving or downsizing as they enter their Golden Years.

The Switch

Is a news site a news site if it’s published by Verizon?

Is a news site a news site if it’s published by Verizon?

With SugarString, the telecom giant gets into the tech publication game with straight, if sassy, news stories. But what the company is trying to accomplish is less obvious.

The FCC offers a middle-ground take on net neutrality. And everyone hates it.

The FCC offers a middle-ground take on net neutrality. And everyone hates it.

We’re not even sure what the take is, but it’s generating a lot of reactions anyway.

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