Deirdre Fernandes

Fernandes covers banking and insurance for the Globe’s Business section. She has also written about Newton and the western Boston suburbs for GlobeWest. Prior to joining the Globe in 2011, she had worked for The Virginian-Pilot, in Norfolk, Virginia and papers in North Carolina. She has written about politics, education, public pensions and salaries, and the occasional rogue tomato gardener. She grew up in Sudbury.

Latest stories

5 things you should know about John Fawcett

By , Globe Staff

Fawcett is the cofounder and chief executive of Quantopian, which uses crowdsourcing to develop trading algorithms.

No criminal charges in Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios collapse

By , Globe Staff

Rhode Island officials said they will not bring criminal charges against any of the principals involved in the collapse of 38 Studios.

Mass. economy outperforming US with steady growth

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The Massachusetts economy kept steady in the second quarter of the year, despite lagging consumer spending, slowing worldwide economic growth and Brexit.

Eastern Bank gets to $10 billion mark

By , Globe Staff

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