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Larry Edelman

Larry Edelman oversees coverage of local, regional, and business news. He was editor of the Business section from May 2015 to May 2017. Before that he was a senior editor at the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg News. A graduate of Cornell University, he first worked at the Globe from 1989 to 1999, including five years as business editor. He lives in Dorchester.

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Larry Edelman

Fee-free online trades are reshaping the investing world

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Fidelity Investments on Thursday eliminated commissions on online trading, following similar moves by rivals including Charles Schwab and E*Trade.

Larry Edelman

Steve Grossman expands the fight to narrow the wealth gap

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He’s using a Roxbury nonprofit’s research on inner-city economics to make a difference on the street.

Larry Edelman

Fed’s Rosengren remains a guarded optimist on the economy

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After Friday’s mixed job report, Boston Fed president Eric Rosengren said the key is “whether the consumer continues to spend enough to offset the weakness generated by trade and geopolitical concerns.”

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Investors flee ‘trifecta of woe’ for stocks

By , Globe Columnist

The Dow dropped almost 500 points on Wednesday amid mounting evidence that the economy is running out of gas.