After hurricanes, economists expect a return to steady job growth

October brought strong job growth of about 250,000 new positions to the U.S. economy, analysts predicted ahead of Friday's employment report, as the country rebounded from hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The jobless rate was projected...

Bill Ackman Fumbles Basic Activism How-To’s in ADP Loss: Gadfly

Bill Ackman will probably wind up making Automatic Data Processing Inc. a better company, but his battle with the payroll processor has done little to improve his reputation as...

Behind Goldman Sachs’s Trading Slump, No Great Days: Gadfly  

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has been hiring aggressively to combat its dramatic slump in trading revenue. But given that those traders probably won't be joining the bank for anywhere between three and...

All About Bitcoin, Blockchain and Their Crypto World: QuickTake

When bitcoin broke into public consciousness in 2013, it couldn’t have been sexier: a digital currency being used to buy everything from drugs to cupcakes. Then the excitement shifted to an...

Major tech industry group drops opposition to sex trafficking bill

A major technology industry group reversed course and said it will support a bill designed to make it easier to sue websites that enable sex trafficking online. The bill has been a source of tension between the...

China’s Sated Commodity Beast Is Going Into Hibernation: Gadfly

It’s when the tide goes out that you see who’s been swimming naked. That’s the issue commodity investors should be focusing on right now, as the shadow of China’s Communist...

Tradition preserved in Adams Morgan condo conversion

Condo conversions are rampant in Washington. A strong demand for housing coupled with a lack of available land is pushing developers to create homes out of existing buildings. Once...

New crowdfunding service offers home buyers a new source for down payment funds

Crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter and GoFundMe are popular ways to raise funds to support a special project such as a documentary film or an invention or to support a...

Condos and apartments around the nation opt for a novel amenity: Books

In the ongoing quest to provide an unusual amenity to renters or buyers in luxury buildings, some developers have added a library to the mix of common spaces where...

3,200 wealthy individuals wouldnt pay estate tax next year under GOP plan

Thirty-two-hundred Americans would not have to pay the estate tax next year if the Republican tax bill is passed, a 64 percent reduction from the 5,000 people who would...