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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Steven Syre | Boston Capital

Biotech’s merger targets fight back

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The biotech business is abuzz with takeover offers right now, and some of those targets don’t like being in someone else’s crosshairs.

Steven Syre | Boston Capital

Stock slide a painful reality check, but no disaster

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While the market may still go lower, it’s very unlikely stocks are going to fall off a cliff again.

Stocks nose-dive for second straight day

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The selling marked one of the most serious setbacks to a stock rally that began near the end of the Great Recession in 2009.

Steven Syre | Boston Capital

Low rates will keep assets flying high

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The Federal Reserve, for years the champion of ultralow interest rates, is expected to finally reverse course in a few weeks.