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The New York Stock Exchange operates during normal business hours in the Financial District, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in the Manhattan borough of New York.

US stocks got close to a bear market. Here’s what that means.

A late rally helped the stock market avoid a bear market Friday after a tumultuous weekslong selloff.

Pedestrians walked by the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday in New York.

A bear market may be on the horizon. Here’s what that means.

The last bear market happened just two years ago, but this would still be a first for those investors that got their start trading on their phones during the pandemic. Here are some common questions asked about bear markets.

Former president Donald Trump.

Trump pays $110,000 fine, must submit paperwork to end contempt

Former president Donald Trump paid the fine Thursday but must still submit additional paperwork in order to have the contempt order lifted, the office of Attorney General Letitia James said Friday.

The Talbots store on North Street in Hingham in 2018.

Talbots to shut down Lakeville distribution center, lay off more than 275 employees

The Hingham-based women’s clothing chain has faced new challenges during the pandemic as many of its traditional customers stopped needing work attire.

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The Massachusetts labor force barely grew in April.

The Mass. job market weakened in April

The Massachusetts job market hit a speed bump in April, adding jobs at just half the pace of March.

Finnish President Sauli Niinisto spoke as Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson looked on, before a meeting at the Capitol in Washington on Thursday.

Finland says Russia suspending natural gas supplies

Russia will cut off natural gas to Finland after the Nordic country that applied for NATO membership this week refused President Vladimir Putin’s demand to pay in rubles, the Finnish state-owned energy company said Friday

President Biden and South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol visited at Samsung Electronics Pyeongtaek campus on Friday in Pyeongtaek, South Korea.

Biden starts Asia trip with global issues and tech on agenda

President Biden on Friday opened his trip to Asia by touring a South Korean computer chip factory that will be the model for another plant in Texas, offering it as a way to deepen ties with the Indo Pacific and fuel technological innovation and foster vibrant democracies.

Elon Musk

SpaceX paid $250,000 to settle harassment claim against Elon Musk, report says

In a series of late night tweets responding to followers, Musk hit back at the article, saying the accusations are “utterly untrue.”