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Facebook earnings beat analysts’ estimates

Facebook added 1 percent Thursday after the social media company reported earnings that easily surpassed analysts’ estimates.

Redstone feud to be heard in Mass. court, judge rules

Judge George Phelan vowed to get to the bottom of who may be influencing the ailing 93-year-old media mogul and whether he is mentally competent.

Woburn woman sentenced to prison for investment fraud

Rosalind Herman persuaded clients to invest in a nonexistent hedge fund and used that money to pay for personal expenses.

Eastern Bank gets to $10 billion mark

The state’s largest community bank just got a little bigger, crossing the key $10 billion threshold, according to federal regulatory filings.

Downturn in sales isn’t just bad news for retailers

Statewide sales tax collections have dropped for the first time in more than three years.

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The murals painted by ‘Make Way for Ducklings’ author need a new home

The murals painted by “Make Way for Ducklings” author Robert McCloskey need a new home.

// Harvard fund CEO Stephen Blyth resigns

For the fourth time in 10 years, the Harvard University endowment is looking for a new leader.

// Fed takes step toward rate hike later this year

However, policy makers stopped short of signaling that the move could come as soon as September.



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