Rich Murphy and his brother are certain people will return to gold.

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Rich Murphy and his brother are certain people will return to gold.

Gold is losing its shine for investors

A sharp decline in gold prices — from $1,900 an ounce in 2011 to $1,200 now — has left some companies struggling. By Deirdre Fernandes

The incubator will exist on the second floor of the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building in Dudley Square.

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Nonprofit wins bid to run Roxbury incubator

The city has selected an arm of the Cambridge Innovation Center to operate the space.

Barbara Bennison, and her cat Max, often host Airbnb guests at their home in Boston.

Airbnb says it creates $51m in economic activity a year in Boston

The online room-rental service opposed by the hotel industry touted its economic impact in Boston in a new report.

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At year’s end, bosses should look back

The holidays are a great time for bosses to identify ways they can better lead and relate with employees.

Children’s Hospital pays $40,000 over stolen data

The 2012 data theft put the medical information of 2,159 patients at risk.

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Eight things you may have missed Friday from the world of business

1. Staples customer data exposed in security breach

Etiquette

At year’s end, bosses should look back

The holidays are a great time for bosses to identify ways they can better lead and relate with employees.

Gold is losing its shine for investors

A sharp decline in gold prices — from $1,900 an ounce in 2011 to $1,200 now — has left some companies struggling.

FDA approvals boost 2 Mass. biotech firms

Lexington-based Cubist and Watertown-based Enanta received good news on Friday from federal regulators.

Mass. high court sides with banks on city foreclosure rules

The ruling comes after Springfield introduced stricter rules, such as requiring banks to enter mediation before foreclosing.

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If age is just a number, the number 55 means you love traveling, might be downsizing, are transitioning in jobs, and you aren’t sleeping great. Don’t fret.

Longwood – A City Within a City

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As a Randolph woman prepares to go home for the final time, a young couple experiences the other end of the life cycle.

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The Globe’s data team enhances stories with data through charts, maps, and interactive graphics.

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Market Basket in turmoil

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A family feud is now an outright business crisis for the Demoulas Super Markets chain.

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The new publication highlights the entrepreneurs and the contributors who make the state a national leader in innovation.