Today's Five Best Columns
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Mar 10, 2014 10:47AM ET
Sbarro, the food court pizza chain frequented by people whose first-choice fast food lines are too long, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday.
Mar 10, 2014 9:57AM ET
New York's "aggressive" top bank regulator Benjamin Lawsky is ready to go after specific people on Wall Street for unfairly burdening homeowners and helping foreign banks violate U.S. sanctions. He'd also like to regulate Bitcoin.
Mar 7, 2014 1:56PM ET
Newsweek's first big cover story in its new print era, "The Face Behind Bitcoin," has a few problems. For starters, Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto, the man identified as the "face," denies having anything to do with the cryptocurrency.
Mar 7, 2014 12:37PM ET
As more states move to legalize marijuana and seek tax and other economic benefits from the drug, artisanal marijuana growers are being squeezed out. Welcome to the days of Big Marijuana.
Mar 7, 2014 8:43AM ET
The economy added 175,000 jobs in February, according to the Department of Labor's Friday report.
Mar 6, 2014 10:15AM ET
Satoshi Nakamoto, long considered to be the pseudonym of the person or persons who created bitcoin, is most likely the real name of the man who founded the cryptocurrency.
Mar 5, 2014 5:09PM ET
Apple is collaborating on a hearing aid that is compatible with iPods and iPads, and can stream music directly into the ears of the hard of hearing.
Mar 5, 2014 12:45PM ET
The Lakota nation has taken MazaCoin, a bitcoin copycat, as its official currency.
Mar 5, 2014 7:00AM ET
The aerospace giant is edging into the cellphone market with an ultra-secure device for those who need to keep a secret.
Mar 4, 2014 8:39PM ET
Bad news for upscale fast food and avocado lovers: Chipotle may stop offering guacamole and some of its salsas due to the increased cost of the ingredients.
Mar 4, 2014 11:02AM ET
Flexcoin, a relatively small Bitcoin bank, announced early Tuesday morning that it's shutting its doors in light of being completely robbed of its currency.
Mar 3, 2014 3:17PM ET
Just when you thought the recession was over, there's sad news from Park Avenue, Rodeo Drive, and all the other luxury shopping streets of the country: rich people stuff is getting too expensive for rich people.
Mar 3, 2014 12:46PM ET
Sheldon Adelson, the self-made billionaire who donated about $150 million to get President Obama out of office in 2012, has actually made more money than almost anyone else during the Obama years.
Mar 3, 2014 2:49AM ET
Following the bankruptcy of Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox on Friday, the company has released a full statement on the matter on the homepage of its website, including the loss of $27 million.
Feb 28, 2014 10:21AM ET
It sucks being an intern, unless you work for one of the companies that pay interns a higher salary than that of the average American.
Feb 27, 2014 5:52PM ET
Not at the point in life where a private jet is affordable? Some airlines are increasingly trying to give you the next best thing.
Feb 26, 2014 8:52PM ET
Now that U.S. Airways and American Airlines have merged and formed the largest airline in the world, American has decided to drop its bereavement fare policy.
Feb 26, 2014 5:44PM ET
Bitcoin may have had a bad week, but it will never lack for defenders.
Feb 25, 2014 6:07PM ET
The airline failed to provide information and assistance for families of crash victims under a federal law, in some cases for up to five days.
Feb 25, 2014 10:17AM ET
The only major American social network with a significant presence in China is LinkedIn. And that presence is about to get much bigger, the company hopes.
Feb 25, 2014 9:29AM ET
In an interview with Politico, former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers gave an optimistic view of Bitcoin, the digital currency that Paul Krugman has unequivocally labeled "evil."
Feb 24, 2014 11:13PM ET
It took three years, but the man behind @GSElevator has been exposed. And guess what? He doesn't work for Goldman Sachs.
Feb 24, 2014 3:21PM ET
It's judgment day in the Fast Food Breakfast Wars. Just as Taco Bell announced it will unveil a Waffle Taco-highlighted breakfast menu next month, McDonald's executives say they are contemplating extending the company's notoriously short breakfast hours.
Feb 23, 2014 2:01PM ET
After months of declining streaming speeds, Netflix has agreed to a deal to get direct access to Comcast systems.
Feb 21, 2014 6:16PM ET
A French train company is facing an unusual and severe stumbling block before it can be considered for a new rail project in Maryland: finally cleaning up its role in shuttling victims to Nazi concentration camps.
Feb 20, 2014 9:03AM ET
As it turns out, the company at the receiving end of Facebook's $16 billion purchase may have had more than one suitor.
Feb 19, 2014 5:27PM ET
Facebook will acquire WhatsApp for $16 billion in cash and stock, Bloomberg News reports.
Feb 19, 2014 5:15PM ET
Food court-dwelling pizza chain Sbarro is closing 155 of its 400 stores in North America in a bid to improve its dwindling financial situation.
Feb 18, 2014 12:22PM ET
In an excerpt from his new book Young Money, New York writer Kevin Roose goes inside a meeting of Kappa Beta Phi, “the secret Wall Street fraternity” that's home to the richest men in America, and shows just how bonkers the world of the one-percent really is.
Feb 18, 2014 9:47AM ET
King Digital Entertainment, the firm behind the ridiculously addictive Candy Crush Saga, is going public.