Evan Horowitz

Finally, the Mass. job market looks strong

Construction has rebounded solidly since the recession. After hitting bottom in 2010, the sector has added nearly 19,000 jobs, include 2,400 in the last year. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

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A new analysis shows residents aged 25 to 54 are getting back to work, which is good news for the economy.

Paul Guzzi, 72, will retire next spring after 18 years as president of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.

Shirley Leung

Everyone wants Paul Guzzi’s job, and its big paycheck

Many high-profile figures are hoping to become the next president of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.

Serge Weinberg, chairman of Sanofi SA, sought to reassure nervous investors Thursday.

Genzyme parent running at ‘full speed,’ chairman says

The chairman of Sanofi sought to reassure nervous investors only three weeks after chief executive Christopher Viehbacher was fired.

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Pro-union hotel housekeepers protest at Harvard

Dozens of housekeeping employees at the Hilton DoubleTree Suites hotel in Allston are holding a one-day strike on Thursday.

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Judge Approves $450 Million Settlement in Apple E-Book Case

NEW YORK — A federal judge on Friday approved a settlement in which Apple could begin paying $400 million to as many as 23 million consumers related to charges that it violated antitrust law by conspiring with publishers to raise e-book prices and thwart efforts by Amazon.

China joins other nations to boost growth

BEIJING — China’s central bank unexpectedly slashed interest rates on Friday to reenergize the world’s number two economy, joining a growing list of major economies that are trying to encourage growth in the face of a global slowdown.

Commercial real estate venture wants to capitalize on less is more

In an industry dominated by corporate conglomerates, David Slye has decided to stake out a new niche in the market, leaving JLL to become chief executive of NAI Hunneman, one of the region’s few independently owned and operated commercial real estate firms.

For trade deal with US, EU official reinforces plans to press ahead

BRUSSELS — The European Union’s new trade commissioner said Friday that she and her U.S. counterpart were committed to injecting new energy into stalled trans-Atlantic trade negotiations.

Private banks turn to niche marketing for clients

Can the financial needs of affluent African-Americans, women and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities be better served apart from mainstream wealth management clients?

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