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

Walmart hike offers hope for lower-paid

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We’ll look back and say that Congress didn’t raise the federal minimum wage above $7.25 per hour. Walmart effectively did.

Nominate a 2015 Game Changer

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We need your help identifying the 2015 class of Game Changers.

Steven Syre | Boston Capital

Nasdaq more in control as it returns to record territory

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It’s a more dramatically remade collection of stocks than the index that shot the lights out 15 years ago, and that’s good news.

Steven Syre | Boston Capital

Is Boston’s Fed president making inequality worse?

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A well-known Boston hedge fund manager has unkind words for the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.