Yiwen Lu

Washington, D.C.


Education: University of Chicago, BA in Economics

Yiwen Lu is a business intern at The Washington Post.
Latest from Yiwen Lu

FTC sues Walmart, alleging it let scammers access money transfer service

The retail giant dismissed the lawsuit as “factually flawed and legally baseless.”

June 29, 2022

Drugstores ration Plan B contraceptives as Roe ruling sparks panic

The retailers placed purchase caps on Plan B and other pills just days after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

June 28, 2022

400,000 solar-powered umbrellas sold at Costco recalled over fire risk

SunVilla says the recall applies to its 10-foot Solar LED Market Umbrellas sold from December 2020 to May 2022.

June 27, 2022

Dow soars more than 800 points as Wall Street ends week on high note

The S&P 500 soared 3.1 percent to snap a three-week losing streak, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq surged 3.3 percent.

June 24, 2022

Stocks gain ground as investors mull over recession fears

Both Washington and Wall Street are closely scrutinizing the Fed’s latest rate hike, which amounted to the largest increased since 1994.

June 23, 2022

Stock recovery falters after Fed chief acknowledges recession risk

The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq end the session with modest losses after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reiterated his commitment to combat inflation in congressional testimony.

June 22, 2022

Relief rally lifts Dow more than 600 points despite rising recession fears

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes swell coming off Wall Street’s worst week since March 2020.

June 21, 2022

Bitcoin bounces back above $20,000 after weekend slide

Bitcoin has been in a prolonged slide since peaking above $68,000 in November 2021 — a retrenchment of more than 70 percent.

June 20, 2022

Revlon files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

The cosmetics giant is attempting to get out from under its heavy debt load amid soaring prices and a snarled supply chain.

June 16, 2022

Fisher-Price, regulators issue warning on baby rockers after 13 deaths

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says babies should not be allowed to fall asleep in certain rockers, citing more than a dozen deaths from 2009 to 2021.

June 15, 2022