More than 40 percent of companies now offer a summer Friday perk

Leaving early on a Friday afternoon in June? There's a growing chance your boss has endorsed it. The percentage of companies that offer some kind of "summer Friday" arrangement -- in...

Go back to where the pigs live in India, a racist caller told a...

The voice mail started out mildly. A female caller said she's leaving a message for Ravin Gandhi, whose anti-Trump op-ed she recently read online. Gandhi, chief executive of a Chicago company, had written a...

‘Like Bond villains:’ What happened when Steven Mnuchin and his wife posed with a...

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin did what just about anyone would do when presented with a newly minted sheet of American currency bearing their name and signature on Wednesday: he...

Buyers are gaining more leverage in the hot D.C.-area housing market

For the past few years, sellers have had all the power in the local real estate market. Today’s buyers and sellers are accustomed to a market marked by rapidly...

Business Rx: This nightclub owner wants to add to his success by pulling in...

This week, the new owner of a nightclub seek suggestions on how to broaden his guest list.–Dan Beyers The entrepreneur Chirag Patel started his career in real estate investing in 2005,...

Russian ads, now publicly released, show sophistication of influence campaign

Lawmakers on Wednesday released a trove of ads that Russian operatives bought on Facebook, providing the fullest picture yet of how foreign actors sought to promote Republican Donald Trump,...

There’s drama on dietitian Twitter, and it’s exposing deep rifts in nutrition doctrine

Rebecca Subbiah remembers times when dietitians on Twitter made her cry. They mocked her intellect. They called her names. They circulated criticisms of her online. All this happened because Subbiah, who is also...

To achieve satisfaction for any home remodeling job, make sure you and the contractor...

I’ve got a big problem. Concrete was poured around my new swimming pool. I wanted a colored, sanded finish that resembled cobblestones. It’s been four weeks now, and the...

Expensive specialty drugs are forcing seniors to make hard choices

For 23 years, Diane Whitcraft injected herself every other day with Betaseron, a drug that helps prevent flare-ups from multiple sclerosis. The drug worked well, drastically reducing Whitcraft's trips to...

Is OPEC Dead? Cartel Faces Epic Battle Against Shale: QuickTake

Since its creation more than half a century ago, OPEC has been the textbook case of a successful cartel. The 14-member club of crude exporters, which pumps 40 percent...