Remembering a day that was too big to forget

This month marks the anniver­sary of the col­lapse of Bear Stearns, once Wall Street’s fifth-​​​​largest invest­ment bank. The demise of the 85-​​​​year old insti­tu­tion sig­naled the real start of the […]

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What a victory over ISIS would look like

Every ter­rorist attack on a Western target presents the self-​​​​styled saints in Wash­ington and other western cap­i­tals with an oppor­tu­nity to engage in per­fectly staged grandiose rhetoric. Employing bor­rowed words, […]

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JOSEPH GIGLIO: Foolish inconsistency

At about 12:30 a.m. on Sept. 15, 2008, a press release went out from the 158-​​​​year-​​​​old invest­ment bank Lehman Brothers announcing it was seeking bank­ruptcy pro­tec­tion. Lehman’s down­fall would become […]

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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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