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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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.

Steven Syre

Partners pauses Hallmark deal

By , Globe Columnist

Partners chief executive David Torchiana said the organization pulled back its plan after public resistance scuttled its merger with South Shore Hospital.