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January 19, 2018


Here are Massachusetts' 15 biggest stock losers of 2017

There’s been plenty of coverage of General Electric’s dismal stock performance in 2017, and for good reason. The Boston-based multinational conglomerate was the worst performer on the Dow Jones Industrial Index, losing 44.8 percent of its stock value from Jan. 1, 2017 through Dec. 31. While GE (NYSE: GE) is the largest on the list

Massachusetts lawmakers introduce state 'net neutrality' bills

After the Federal Communications Commission voted last week to rescind “net neutrality” regulations, some Massachusetts lawmakers want to introduce a state-level version of the law. The FCC, under President Donald Trump’s appointees, recently undid Obama-era regulations ensuring that internet providers cannot prioritize content. Under the change, broadband internet providers can block websites or charge for

Here are the most valuable tech startups in Massachusetts

Tech companies nationwide are staying private longer than ever before finding acquirers or trying for an initial public offering — a trend that holds in Massachusetts as well. As a result, the median pre-money valuation of a late-stage startup in Boston rose from less than $30 million in 2010 to more than $77.4 million in

Publisher's Note: The digital Book of Lists is out

The Boston Business Journal’s 2018 Book of Lists is out!  The digital edition of this comprehensive, complete guide to Boston business can be accessed to all subscribers starting today. Your printed copy, which is the most utilized business reference resource, is scheduled to mail on Dec. 29 and is expected to arrive to your doorstep on

Developer aims to lure seafood purveyors to South Boston project

A Westwood-based developer has proposed a series of buildings that would house what he describes as “two to three expanding” seafood companies in South Boston as part of the Massachusetts Port Authority’s effort to develop a 23-acre waterfront tract. Source: Boston Biz

The 50 breweries on tap to open in Massachusetts in 2018

Next year could be another record-breaking year for the Massachusetts beer industry, with 50 breweries currently in the planning stages around the state. The Boston Business Journal counted the breweries that had hoped to sell, open, or were in the early planning stages, using data from the Brewers Association and blogs. While it isn’t likely

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