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Description of Business & Technology Features
Section Front | Business Print Edition | Market News and Stock Quotes | Company Research
Mutual Funds | Personal Portfolio | Personal Finance | Business & Technology Columns
Fast Forward | Special Reports & Feature Stories | TechThursday | Live Online
Business Glossary | Staff

Section Front

Breaking business and technology news from The Post and wires; the latest major-market numbers and financial updates; gateway to stock quotes and in-depth company data; and links to personal finance resources, daily features, special reports, columns and other articles.

Business Print Edition

Stories published in the Business section of today's Washington Post.
Includes Washington Business, the Monday section on the region's companies, trends, personalities, stocks and economy.

Market News and Stock Quotes

The latest Wall Street update and details on the major U.S. markets plus information on bonds, options, commodities, currencies and international markets.
Getting Quotes: On the Market News page and on many other pages in Business & Technology (including this index), you will find a box in the upper-left corner where you can enter ticker symbols to get stock and mutual fund quotes plus charts and financial data.

Company Research

The searchable U.S. public companies database, also available from the ticker-symbol box described above, features current news, quotes and data on most publicly-held U.S. companies.
Hoover's company capsules is a searchable database containing vital data on more than 12,000 public corporations.
The Interactive Post 200 is a guide to the largest local public companies.

Mutual Funds

Searchable database of more than 10,000 funds researched by Morningstar, plus Post advice columns and recent stories on mutual funds.
Advanced searches on the main search page.
NAV quotes for funds on the quotes page.
Advice and information on the resources page.
Definitions in the mutual funds glossary.

Personal Portfolio

Track unlimited stocks and funds in a custom portfolio – set up as many portfolios as you like for free.

Personal Finance

Advice and resources on taxes, retirement, health care, employment, family finance, home finance, investing and more from these Post columnists:
Tax Time: Everything you need to do your taxes
Retirement: Help in planning your golden years
Albert B. Crenshaw's Cash Flow
Michelle Singletary's Color of Money column and talk
Fred Barbash's Investing
Jane Bryant Quinn on personal finance

Business & Technology Columns

All The Post's business and technology columns, including:
Deals by Allan Sloan
Pyatt on Business by Rudolph A. Pyatt Jr.
Washington Investing by Jerry Knight

Fast Forward

Reviews and features from The Post's weekly consumer technology section, including ZDNet's personal-tech channels:
Tips & Help
Web Resources
Software Downloads
Product Reviews

Special Reports

An archive of special reports on ongoing news stories, business and technology trends, timely topics and prominent business and technology newsmakers. Includes:

U.S. v. Microsoft
AOL-Time Warner Merger
Retirement
Tax Time
The Y2K Computer Bug
Utility Deregulation

Tech Thursday

A weekly focus on technology featuring the following columns:
.com focuses on new media and Internet-related businesses, trends, personalities and strategies.
The Download covers the latest on local deals, big hires, and new business strategies in Washington's high-tech community.

Live Online

Post writers, editors and their guests host weekly live Q & A discussions with prominent figures from the local and national business and technology communities.

Business Glossary

Definitions of more than 1,250 business terms.

Business & Technology Staff

Send your tips, comments and feedback on the Business & Technology section of washingtonpost.com to:
Business & Technology Editor Stacey Palosky at stacey.palosky@wpni.com
Business & Technology Producer Romaine Bostick, at romaine.bostick@wpni.com


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