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Jesse M. Harris

Harris has been at the Globe for over 25 years, working on the Business and News copy desks. Prior to the Globe, Harris worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and the former Bank of New England. He is a Boston native.

Latest stories

Hiking the Inca Trail with my daughter

By , Globe staff

A Peru hiking trip proves hard work, but quite a treat.

Tips for altitude sickness

By , Globe Staff

These tips may help ease the condition’s effects.

Eileen AJ Connelly

Defaults down, credit companies may issue more cards

By Eileen AJ Connelly , Associated Press

Credit card defaults dropped so sharply this year that banks may pick up their pace of opening new accounts in 2012.

Wealth effect fades as mortgage debt falls to five-year low

By John Gittelsohn and Kathleen M. Howley , Bloomberg News

U.S. mortgage debt, a driver of consumer spending during the real estate boom, dropped to the lowest level in almost five years in the third quarter as foreclosures wipe out home loans and housing purchases fall.