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Storm grinds Boston’s bustle to a halt

Stock traders and bankers huddled over their desks in otherwise quiet downtown offices across Boston on the morning of Friday’s storm -- essential workers in this financial town.

Firms from Fidelity Investments to State Street Corp. let thousands of people work from home, but with stock and bond markets open as usual, the core investment staffs at Boston’s mutual fund and money management firms were in the office.

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