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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Backpage.com on the hot seat

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A Boston law firm is making a novel argument in its attempt to thwart child sex trafficking on commercial web pages.

Boston Capital

Fasten the seat belts on stocks

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Many analysts believe the up-and-down market of the moment is actually a long-awaited correction in progress — a price decline of at least 10 percent.

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The iron grip of Wayfair’s founders

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Founders of tech businesses usually see their ownership diluted over time, but the founders of Wayfair managed to retain absolute control.

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For Harvard fund, an Investing 101 lesson on risk

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Harvard’s investment arm has been trying to squeeze risk out of the endowment ever since the fund took a beating in the financial crisis.