Authorities in talks to tackle online Ponzi schemes

The discussions follow the indictments of TelexFree Inc.’s local owners, who allegedly conducted a $1 billion global fraud.

A customer looked at the seafood on display at the Market Basket in Burlington.

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Market Basket stores looking more flush

In stores large and small, directors said a steady stream of trucks were already delivering produce and dairy products.

Judge says bank must wait for $2.9m from church

OneUnited Bank won’t receive money from Charles Street African Methodist Episcopal Church until the sides have resolved all legal disputes.

The most (and least) profitable professions in Massachusetts

Massachusetts workers ran companies and classrooms in 2013.

Analysts predict back-to-school spending will reach $74.9 billion.

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Retailers luring back-to-school crowd

Big-box retailers and mom-and-pop stores are aggressively targeting the college back-to-school market.

Discounts you didn’t know you could get with a student ID

When in doubt, always ask, but here are a few places where showing a student ID may get you more than you think.

Foreign students flocking to Boston

The region has the third-highest concentration of foreign students in the US, according to a report.

Health and Human Services will have to send some 5 million households new tax forms for health care.

US must issue new health care tax forms

The forms are like W-2s for people getting health insurance tax credits under the law.

Smartphone banking apps often allow users to budget money and track spending.

Startup banking apps offer service to those on the go

‘‘What Fitbit and Nike Fuel does for your health, we do for your wallet,” the president of Moven said.

Employees  at Keystone Tower Systems worked on a piece of a wind turbine at Greentown Labs in Somerville.

Innovation Economy

In Somerville, shuttered factory now a hub of innovation

The Ames Business Park is not only fully occupied, it has also become the entrepreneurial epicenter of the city.


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Data desk

// Latest from the data team

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

Shirley Leung

Leung writes a business column every Wednesday and Friday. Previously she served six years as the business editor overseeing daily and Sunday coverage.

Market Basket in turmoil


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

Game Changers


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

Massachusetts housing prices

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// Median prices by town

Median sales prices have climbed above the 2005 peak in more than 60 Massachusetts communities. Compare the numbers for each Bay State city and town.

Diversity Boston

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A look at how urban farming is taking root, books about diversity for children and teens, a conversation about Boston’s health disparities, and more.

Top Places to Work


// 2013 Top Places to Work rankings

The Globe’s annual survey of Massachusetts companies ranks the top largest, large, medium, and small employers in the state.

Globe Investigations

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// Recent investigative reports

Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.