Aaron Gregg, Washington Post

Aaron Gregg

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Recent articles by Aaron:

Exxon, Chevron post blockbuster profits on oil price boom

As soaring pump prices rattled consumers, the U.S. energy giants saw their second-quarter earnings nearly triple. → Read More

China targeted the Fed for more than a decade, Senate report finds

Lawmakers accused the Chinese government of "malign efforts to target, influence and undermine the U.S. Federal Reserve" in a report released Tuesday. → Read More

Boeing workers at 3 St. Louis-area factories vote to strike

Roughly 2,500 members of the Machinists and Aerospace Workers union are prepared to walk out Aug. 1 after rejecting the planemaker's pay and 401(k) offers. → Read More

Twitter posts surprise drop in revenue amid battle with Elon Musk

The social media platform blames economic headwinds and the Tesla billionaire’s efforts to walk away from their acquisition deal. → Read More

Chipotle closes Maine store that sought to unionize

A union organizer called the decision to close the store "union-busting 101." → Read More

Gas prices fall below $4.50 a gallon, a two-month low

The national average has plunged 10 percent since its June peak as recession worries drive down crude costs. → Read More

Stocks slip, with S&P 500 on track for its worst first half since 1970

On the last day of June, the S&P 500 index is on track for its worst first half of the year since 1970. → Read More

FCC commissioner calls on Google and Apple to ban TikTok app

A letter tweeted Wednesday by FCC commissioner Brendan Carr is the latest push by U.S. regulators to ban the Chinese-owned app. → Read More

Trump SPAC faces grand jury investigation

Digital World Acquisition Corp., the shell company that plans to acquire Trump's Truth Social social media company and take it public, has warned investors that the subpoenas could impede the deal. → Read More

Why gas is so expensive in some U.S. states but not others

Spiking gas prices have weighed on motorists in every state this year, but the burden has not been evenly distributed. → Read More

Atlantic City casino workers vote to strike, citing wages and inflation

Workers from five casinos in the New Jersey gambling town are preparing to walk out after negotiations over pay and outsourcing failed to produce better contract terms. → Read More

Stock futures fall sharply, erasing post-Fed rally

The Dow slides more than 500 points in premarket trading a day after the central bank pushes through its biggest rate hike since 1994. → Read More

Fisher-Price, regulators issue warning on baby rockers after 13 deaths

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says babies should not be allowed to fall asleep in certain rockers, citing more than a dozen deaths from 2009 to 2021. → Read More

S&P 500 slides 2.4 percent amid global sell-off to tip into bear market

Investors are rattled by higher-than-expected inflation data ahead of the Federal Reserve board’s two-day meeting. → Read More

Empty wallets, empty tanks: Surging gas prices leave drivers stranded

It’s a growing predicament — more than 50,000 people called AAA for such roadside help in April alone — as the national average for a gallon of fuel closes in on $5. → Read More

Raytheon will move its headquarters to Arlington

The move by one of the country's largest defense and aerospace companies underscores the importance of its military business amid economic uncertainty. → Read More

Target warns of profit drop as moves to purge excess inventory

Target warned Tuesday that it has far too much inventory, forcing it to drop prices, cancel orders and cut its profit outlook to clear out the excess. The retail giant’s plan to “right-size” its offerings comes as consumers are being hammered by soaring food and fuel prices, leaving far less for discretionary spending. “While these decisions will result in additional costs in the second quarter,… → Read More

Report: Tesla used PR firm to track workers on Facebook during 2017 union push

Tesla used a public relations firm to monitor employees’ social media activity at a time when some were attempting unionize, according to a CNBC report. The EV maker hired New York-based MWW PR to monitor employees “in a Facebook group and more broadly on social media” in 2017 and 2018, according to CNBC, citing invoices and unspecified documents. The report, which has not been independently… → Read More

Dow poised to snap 8-week losing streak

The three major U.S. indexes are all flashing green in premarket trading. → Read More

Gun, ammunition stocks jump after Texas school massacre

Such upswings are not uncommon after a mass shooting or any event that puts gun control in the political spotlight. → Read More