Thomas Cook Investors Are Too Focused on the Jellyfish: Gadfly

Thomas Cook Plc’s full-year earnings should have been as inviting as a sunny beach. But investors were too focused on the jellyfish in the water. Revenue and underlying earnings were...

The real problem with Facebook is not a data leak

Facebook is in trouble. Questions of national security and fake news have put Facebook under pressure over the past year, and now, the New York Times and Guardian have reported...

Condos and housing prices are rising in D.C.’s booming West End

On a sunny morning, patrons of Bread & Chocolate on 23rd Street NW, next to West End Cinema, spilled onto the sidewalk. On nearby streets, you could hear...

The Active vs. Passive Investment Debate, Explained: QuickTake

Are you good enough at picking stocks to beat the market? Not too many people would claim that. Is your asset manager good enough? The $10 trillion invested in...

When you treat politics as entertainment, you get Sean Spicer at the Emmys

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer made a surprise appearance at the Emmys last night, yukking it up with a joke about crowd sizes. It was a nod to one...

How bad is the HBO hack? The company is still struggling to find out.

Days after admitting that hackers stole sensitive company information, executives at HBO are still scrambling to understand the extent of the damage. The hack, which HBO publicly disclosed Monday, reportedly resulted...

This one mistake can cost millennials millions.

When you’re young, you tend to think you have more than enough time. Then the time comes to do what you put off, and you realize time has gotten away...

The Senate just voted to kill a policy warning auto lenders about discrimination against...

The Senate on Wednesday voted to kill a five-year-old Obama administration policy warning auto lenders not to discriminate against minority borrowers. The legislation, which passed 51 to 47 largely along party lines,...

Facebook opens probe into Russian involvement in Brexit

Responding to growing pressure in Europe, Facebook is opening a new probe into Russian interference in Britain’s 2016 referendum on leaving the European Union. A Facebook executive confirmed the existence...

The brief life and messy end of Trumps manufacturing council

Until this week, the task force to “get Americans back to work again” received little attention. It was born one week after the inauguration and, according to a White...