Fed to keep key interest rate at record low

While the Federal Reserve will continue to cut the pace of bond-buying, it well keep a benchmark rate low “for a considerable time.”

Dow closes at record high

The Dow rose 24 points, surpassing its previous high from July by 18 points, on news that the Fed would maintain low interest rates.

Boulud and assistant chef Randi Martin plated a scallop and sausage dish.

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Shirley Leung

Chef Daniel Boulud takes a bite out of Boston

Boulud’s arrival this week with the opening of Bar Boulud at the Mandarin Oriental could send Boston into a different gastro-sphere.

The Mount Vernon Co., which developed the Green District over the past three years, will retain five of the buildings.

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Allston sale highlights hot city housing market

Three buildings in the Green District off Commonwealth Avenue are being purchased by National Development of Newton for nearly $150 million.

Airport workers take crucial step toward forming union

Nearly 900 of about 1,200 airport workers signed cards in support of joining the local property service union, 32BJ SEIU.

Ellis Verdi (left) and Sal Devito are able to relax in a Japanese garden they created on a terrace at their offices on 5th Avenue in New York.

Two New York ad men capture Boston’s attention

The head-turning irreverence of the campaigns by Sal DeVito and Ellis Verdi seems to appeal to Boston sensibilities.

Norwegian bank buys stake in Boston office towers

Boston Properties has agreed to sell a 45 percent interest in its office towers at Atlantic Wharf and 100 Federal Street.

A rendering of Steve Wynn’s proposed casino complex in Everett.

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In casino battle, one big winner and a long list of losers

Steve Wynn came out on top. Losers included Revere, Suffolk Downs, Boston, and Boston’s current and former mayors.


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Edward Lampert is chief executive of Sears, which also owns Kmart.

Market movers

Sears puts up 25 stores to borrow $400m

Sears has struggled against Walmart and other rivals for years. It has been selling and spinning off assets to raise cash.

Atlantic Power’s holdings include wind, biomass, hydro, and natural gas projects.

Mass. movers

Atlantic Power replaces CEO, cuts dividend

The Boston-based independent power producer lost nearly a third of its market value after it slashed its dividend 70 percent and replaced its chief executive.

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

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