Aaron Gregg

Washington, D.C.

Business reporter

Education: Emory University, b.a.; Georgetown University, masters in public policy

Aaron Gregg is a business reporter for the Washington Post, where he has worked since 2014. His past coverage has included corporate accountability investigations, the defense industry, cybersecurity and local business. He is from the Atlanta area but calls D.C. home.
Latest from Aaron Gregg

S&P 500 closes at record high, capping a strong run for stocks

A handful of Big Tech stocks have led the blue-chip index higher, though economic observers also see reasons for optimism about the broader economy.

January 19, 2024

Elon Musk to attend event near Auschwitz death camp, Jewish group says

The tech billionaire also is scheduled to take part in a discussion with conservative media personality Ben Shapiro amid blowback over antisemitism on Musk’s X platform.

January 18, 2024

SEC makes it easier to trade bitcoin in landmark decision

The securities regulator will allow ETFs that own bitcoin to be bought and sold like mutual funds or company shares.

January 11, 2024

As bitcoin enters the mainstream ETF market, here’s what to know

The SEC has signed off on bitcoin exchange traded funds, significantly broadening access to the best known — and most valuable — digital currency.

January 11, 2024

Stock market surges into 2024, shrugging off recession fears

The “Magnificent Seven” cadre of tech companies led the market’s gains as a recession never materialized.

December 29, 2023

Here’s where workers were laid off in 2023

The tech, mortgage and auto industries are among the hardest hit with layoffs going into 2023. Among the giant companies are Amazon, Meta and Twitter.

December 28, 2023

Robust holiday shopping sends economy soaring into 2024

According to Mastercard, online and in-store spending increased 3.1 percent between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24, showing shopping held up heading into the holidays.

December 26, 2023

E.U. launches inquiry into Elon Musk’s X over spread of illegal content

The formal inquiry is the first against a large social media platform under the Digital Services Act.

December 18, 2023

How Tesla Autopilot got grounded

The automaker agreed to sharply limit its driver-assistance technology after a years-long safety investigation. Here’s how we got here.

December 16, 2023

Tesla conducts largest-ever recall for ‘insufficient’ safety controls after exclusive Post report on Autopilot

The NHTSA said Tesla will send out a software update to fix the Autopilot problems at the center of the company’s largest recall.

December 13, 2023