New England Business

WBZ News Radio’s Business Editor Anthony Silva takes an in-depth look at business stories with a New England point of view.

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Cambridge Company Raises $5M In Quest To Discover Drug To Treat Parkinson’s

A Cambridge medical research and development company has raised $5 million to finance its journey to try to discover the first drug that can treat Parkinson’s Disease.

05/13/2014

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Madoff Recovery Funds To Come From Those Who Enjoyed Fake Profits

The chief counsel in the Bernie Madoff recovery effort says he’s confident most of the funds lost in the Ponzi scheme will be recovered over the next few years.

05/07/2014

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WBZ Business Breakfast: Making College Affordable

Experts at this morning’s WBZ Business Breakfast say colleges are trying to become more competitive and cost effective.

03/19/2014

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Investors Cheer New Product From iRobot

Shares of iRobot gained more than 7% Monday, after the Bedford company announced its newest video collaboration robot is ready for delivery.

03/17/2014

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A Warning About Bitcoin From ‘Penny Stocks For Dummies’ Author

Peter Leeds, author of Penny Stocks for Dummies, has major concerns about the currency in the aftermath of the Mt Gox Bitcoin fiasco.

02/27/2014

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Mike’s Pastry Approved For Harvard Square

The Italian bakery in Boston’s North End has received unanimous approval from the Cambridge Board of Zoning Appeal to open in Harvard Square.

02/04/2014

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Leaders At Billerica Company Buy It Out, Saving Local Jobs

A 30-year-old Billerica precision manufacturer will be staying put. Its senior leadership led a leveraged buyout of the company, saving local jobs.

01/31/2014

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Berklee College Of Music Starts New Program For Teaching Business Side Of Things

Berklee College of Music is launching the Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship as a new initiative to foster the best practices of business and technology in the music business.

01/29/2014

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Sarepta Reports Positive Results In Fight Against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

A medical conference in San Francisco is still buzzing in reaction to some positive clinical results from a Cambridge biotech which is trying to attack a disease that kills children.

01/17/2014

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New England Business: More Credit Card Complaints Being Resolved

The number of complaints about credit card companies is growing, but more of those complaints are being resolved.

01/14/2014

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