The Washington Post

Renae Merle

ReporterWashington, D.C.


N.Y. investment firm embarks on a Main Street charm offensive by starting GS Bank.

  • May 4, 2016

In the most recent instance, Halliburton walked away from a proposed acquisition of rival Baker Hughes on Monday because of regulatory pressure.

  • May 2, 2016

The decision is the latest win for the Justice Department, which has been challenging a consolidation wave that regulators have complained would harm consumers.

  • May 1, 2016

Erin Callan Montella makes up for lost time after a difficult end to a ‘wonderful career’

  • Apr 30, 2016

The tech firm was already having a rough week after an usual revenue drop was reported.

  • Apr 28, 2016

Apple’s very bad week just got worse.

  • Apr 28, 2016

Starboard Value, a New York hedge fund, has gained four seats on Yahoo’s board.

  • Apr 27, 2016

Tribune said it is reviewing the deal, which would put some of America’s biggest newspapers under one owner.

  • Apr 25, 2016

The Massachusetts Democrat criticizes agency after billionaire plays key role in launch of new hedge fund.

  • Apr 21, 2016

Critics have argued that excessive compensation contributed to the 2008 financial crisis.

  • Apr 21, 2016
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Renae Merle joined The Washington Post’s business desk in September 2001. She has covered local defense contractors, consumer affairs and the collapse of the housing market in 2008. Merle has also worked for The Wall Street Journal and The Associated Press. She completed her undergraduate education at The University of Texas at Austin and has a masters’ of journalism from Columbia University, where she was also a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Economics and Business Journalism. She will complete her MBA at Columbia University in May 2012.R
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