Richard D. Simmons, former Washington Post Co. president, dies at 86
He oversaw the surging business fortunes of the Post Co. in the 1980s.
How China Rivals Elon Musk in Rattling Crypto Markets
Not much moves cryptocurrency markets like Elon Musk tweets -- except, perhaps, the idea of another crackdown in China, the world’s second-largest economy. From a trading ban on domestic exchanges to squeezes on power-consuming digital […]
The TV hit isn’t just dying — it may already be dead
Astute observers of television say that the idea of a unifying show on even a modest scale is gone. In its wake are a hundred Twitter niches — and a dangerous lack of common culture
‘This is it’: Townhouses with room for extra family, work and entertaining
BUYING NEW| The Towns at Wade’s Grant in Millersville, Md., is a 65-townhouse community.
What today’s builders have (mostly) forgotten
ASK THE BUILDER | I’m going to try my best to keep alive much of the hard-earned knowledge discovered by past architects, builders and master craftsmen.
Housing inequalities exacerbated by coronavirus still remain, report finds
TOWN SQUARE | The loss of family members and financial disruption of the coronavirus pandemic are likely to impact the housing market for several years.
Bitcoin slides, erasing nearly all 2021 gains, as China crackdown continues
The cryptocurrency market shed more than $100 billion in value overnight, and temporarily pushed bitcoin below $30,000.
Where Congress Stands on Undoing Trump’s Last-Minute Rules
Like presidents before him, Donald Trump raced to finalize new rules before he left office in January. The U.S. Congress, using a law designed for just such occasions, is moving to repeal as many as three of those rules. But the window to repeal […]
Why China’s Diplomats Snarl at ‘Wolf Warrior’ Label
China’s diplomats used to joke about receiving calcium tablets from compatriots wanting them to show more backbone. Not so much these days.
E.U. opens antitrust investigation into Google’s core money-maker: Advertising
Regulators will assess whether the Silicon Valley giant violated competition rules in favoring its own advertising display technology over that of rivals.