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By JAY FITZGERALD The financial system's historic woes have led to at least one piece of good news: Gas prices are falling below $3 a gallon at many stations across the state.
By JAY FITZGERALD Fidelity Investments yesterday agreed to buy back from customers about $300 million in auction-rate securities, even as it asserted it had little to do with the sale or marketing of the controversial bond-like products.
By JAY FITZGERALD Local lenders are seeing a surge in home-refinancing applications as mortgage rates fall in the wake of the federal government's takeover of mortgage giants Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.
By JAY FITZGERALD About 1,500 Verizon employees would be moved out of the company's famous Post Office Square building next year if a new agreement to sell the landmark property moves forward.
By JAY FITZGERALD Like gasoline, the price of winter heating oil has fallen dramatically in recent weeks.
By JAY FITZGERALD Boston has earned the dubious distinction of having the fastest growing inflation rate among metropolitan areas across the country. The U.S.
By JAY FITZGERALD Massachusetts investors will get back millions of dollars from major Wall Street firms as a result of two settlements announced yesterday regarding the controverisal sale of auction-rate securities.
By JAY FITZGERALD Verizon and union leaders are negotiating down to the wire today in an attempt to avert a possible strike by thousands of workers after expiration of a contract tonight.
By JAY FITZGERALD U.S. Rep. Edward Markey and other congressional Democrats yesterday slammed Exxon Mobil's record $11.7 billion earnings, the largest quarterly profit ever for an American company.
By JAY FITZGERALD Teamsters Local 25 has settled a bitter labor dispute with three former union members who charged they were unfairly blocked from working on movies filmed in Massachusetts.
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