Columnist

Steven Syre

Syre writes about local business, economics, and markets twice weekly in the Globe’s Boston Capital column. He joined the Globe in 1995 and previously wrote a financial column in the Boston Herald.

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Steven Syre | Boston Capital

Patent crusade benefits whom?

By , Globe Staff

Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass has been challenging the patents that drug companies hold for some of their most lucrative medicines.

Boston Capital

Activist hedge funds increasingly press corporate brass

By , Globe Staff

Hedge fund activism that once focused on the spring shareholder meeting has become a year-round phenomenon.

Steven Syre | Boston Capital

Venture capital’s problem with women

By , Globe Staff

Now is an ideal time for the community to deal with widespread gender problems.

Steven Syre | Boston Capital

Alzheimer’s treatment has become a kind of holy grail

By , Globe Staff

The goal has proved difficult to achieve but would surely could change millions of lives and be worth untold fortunes.