Howard Schneider

Staff writer
Howard Schneider covered international economics at the Post. He had been at the paper for 20 years in a variety of reporting and editing roles, and served abroad as bureau chief in Jerusalem, Cairo and Toronto.
Latest from Howard Schneider

James D. Wolfensohn, who led World Bank through tumultuous decade, dies at 86

The urbane investment banker helped right the finances of major U.S. cultural institutions, including Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center, before guiding the World Bank from 1995 to 2005.

November 25, 2020

Federal Reserve to review how it supervises major banks

The probe is meant to ensure that “divergent views” about the state of large banks are adequately aired.

November 20, 2014

When a factory leaves town: in the shadow of Silicon Valley, a city reels from job losses

Workers in one California town have become collateral damage in the push for globalization.

August 22, 2014

A city in economic doldrums seeks to reinvent itself

After losing companies and jobs, Fremont, Calif., looks to create new opportunities and hopes.

August 22, 2014

Social Dance as exercise: Just do-si-do it

Social dance combines a night out with a little exercise.

April 29, 2014

Martial-arts training in Washington

The best local martial-arts schools aren’t just schools of hard knocks.

March 25, 2014

With protections set to lapse on advanced drugs, U.S. presses strict rules overseas

Critics argue that tougher rules will keep prices too high for the poorest nations

March 14, 2014

As talk of Russia sanctions heats up, business draws a cautionary line

Business groups begin quiet lobby on Russia sanctions, to avoid footing the bill on their own

March 7, 2014

RadioShack’s back to the ’80s culture meets 2014: Company to close 1,100 stores

Radio Shack parodied itself in a Super Bowl ad, but now comes a reckoning as 1,100 stores to close

March 4, 2014

Conflict in Ukraine stirs unrest on markets, drives up prices of oil, gold, food

Conflict could hurt the Russian economy, but could be a chance to fix problems with Ukraine

March 3, 2014