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The Epic campus in Verona, Wis., Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (Andy Manis for The Boston Globe)

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The treehouse on the Epic campus in Verona, Wis., hosts small meetings.

Epic Systems’ headquarters reflect company’s creativity, growth

Epic has become the dominant provider of electronic medical record systems for doctors and hospitals across the country. By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey

David Bookbinder saved $600 a year by switching to Allstate for his auto insurance.

Pricey car insurance policies test consumers

Even though insurance regulators and pro-athlete pitchmen urge consumers to compare prices, 1 in 3 policyholders have never shopped for insurance quotes.

// Biogen seen vulnerable to takeover after sell-off

The Cambridge biotechnology giant now may have to make a bold move to reassure investors.



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Ford’s profits jump 44 percent, soaring past forecasts

Reversing a period of lackluster earnings, Ford Motor Co. on Tuesday reported robust profits, surging 44 percent in the second quarter compared with a year earlier.

Stocks end skid on strong earnings, more stability in China

Global stocks steadied and U.S. markets marched higher Tuesday, as investors were encouraged by strong results from UPS, Ford and other big companies.

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Private information about research participants goes missing at McLean Hospital

McLean Hospital said Tuesday that information about 12,600 people who donated their brains to research has gone missing.

Drunken driving should cost truckers their jobs even if they are not found guilty, court affirms

Three truck drivers were caught operating their personal vehicle while drunk, costing them commercial licenses.

Twitter’s sales exceed analysts’ estimates; shares climb

Twitter Inc. reported second-quarter sales that topped analysts’ projections, a bright spot for the growth- challenged company as it seeks a new chief executive officer. Shares jumped as much as 12 percent.

Wells Fargo signs lease to create new regional headquarters in Boston

Wells Fargo & Co. officials say the bank is preparing to create a new regional headquarters in Boston’s Financial District.

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.