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

No hedging possibility of Staples merger now

By , Globe Columnist

News that an activist hedge fund manager purchased 5 percent of Staples sparked speculation of a possible merger with Office Depot.

Steven Syre | Boston Capital

Neighborhood’s ills give pain to Partners

By , Globe Staff

Partners HealthCare is studying ways to ease losses at its Neighborhood Health Plan insurance arm.

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Sports betting bad for business

By , Globe Staff

Gambling is the most serious threat to sports in general. It can harm the public’s belief that the outcomes of games are legitimate.

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Fidelity’s Will Danoff: The $110 billion manager

By , Globe Columnist

Danoff recently marked his 24th anniversary as the manager of Fidelity Contrafund, the kind of tenure rarely seen in the mutual fund business.