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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Want innovation? Come to flover country.

Want innovation? Come to flover 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.

WGL Holdings hires new chief revenue officer

Louis J. Hutchinson III has spent 20 years in the technology and energy industries.

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 open lower on weakness in China

US stocks open lower on weakness in China

U.S. stocks are opening lower as investors worry about some soft economic data from China and a profit warning by the British retailer Tesco.

Wonkblog

Wonkbook: Playing the long game on climate change

Wonkbook: Playing the long game on climate change

This week’s U.N. climate summit is all about the long game.

Surprise! Private sector debt is 13% of GDP lower than we thought.

Surprise! Private sector debt is 13% of GDP lower than we thought.

Good news: Corporate debt might be much, much lower than we thought.

The racial divide in America’s gun deaths

The racial divide in America’s gun deaths

Gun violence is disproportionately affecting the country’s African American population.

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On Leadership

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?

Five things to know about Alibaba’s leadership

Five things to know about Alibaba’s leadership

Despite its massive size, the company has several quirks that make its leadership structure unique among tech giants.

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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

The Switchboard: Google and others feel crush of Chinese Internet clamp down

The Switchboard: Google and others feel crush of Chinese Internet clamp down

Your morning helping of hand-picked stories from the Switch team.

Sleep-tracking apps: Can they really help you rest easy?

Sleep-tracking apps: Can they really help you rest easy?

What tracking apps taught me about how I sleep.

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