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

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.

Hedge fund urges Staples to improve board after merger

By , Globe Staff

The activist hedge fund has large investments in both Staples and Office Depot.

Steven Syre | Boston Capital

Walmart hike offers hope for lower-paid

By , Globe Columnist

We’ll look back and say that Congress didn’t raise the federal minimum wage above $7.25 per hour. Walmart effectively did.