Is China in a currency war with US?

China’s recent sur­prise deci­sion to devalue its cur­rency, the ren­minbi (also known as the yuan), versus the dollar sent shock waves through finan­cial mar­kets. It could trigger a race to […]

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Braintree population projected to grow

In 15 years, the town’s pop­u­la­tion could jump by as much as 17 per­cent with fewer fam­i­lies with chil­dren and more res­i­dents over the age of 65. That’s the con­clu­sion of […]

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Joseph Giglio: Fast food food fight

Four­teen years after the pub­li­ca­tion of “Fast Food Nation” by Eric Schlosser, with its fierce indict­ment of the industry, con­sumers prefer a healthier brand of fast food. This is especially […]

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Report says Mass. economy growing

In its leading index, Mass­Bench­marks reported the Mass­a­chu­setts economy is expected to grow at an annu­al­ized rate of 2.9 per­cent over the next six months, or through March 2015. “After a […]

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