New Concerns About Coakley-Partners Deal

There are new concerns about an agreement Attorney General Martha Coakley negotiated to try and control the prices and market power of Partners HealthCare. The implication, from a commission created to help reduce health spending, is that the deal does not go far enough.

Some Choose To Keep Their Cash In Their Neighborhood


For some investors, deciding where to put their money isn’t just about making a buck. Some look for social or environmental returns as well as financial ones. Now, some people also want a local return, and some businesses are are doing a kind of local crowd-sourcing for loans.

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