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More people in Greater Boston are giving up on buying a house. That’s bad news for renters.

An increasing number of would-be home buyers are staying in their apartments or hunting for new ones, making it harder for everyday renters to find a place to live.

US hiring likely slowed last month (which may be good news)

The government’s jobs report for September, coming Friday morning, is expected to show that employers added 250,000 jobs last month, according to a survey of economists by the data firm FactSet.

Larry Edelman

Here’s how a Boston Pops musician made a fortune on Wall Street

Clarinetist Edward Avedisian picked enough winning stocks to donate $100 million to Boston University. It took hard work, perseverance — and a high tolerance for risk.

Mortgage rates dip slightly

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US applications for jobless benefits increased last week

Jobless claims for the week ending Oct. 1 rose by 29,000 to 219,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

Twitter-Musk trial delayed as two sides argue over money and trust

The latest twist in the roller coaster saga between Elon Musk and Twitter is over whether Musk can pony up the cash to buy the struggling social media company.

Delta, MIT partner to erase planet-warming contrails from skies

The group will use an algorithm developed by MIT that predicts altitudes and locations where contrails are likely to form.

Musk-Twitter deal is said to be stuck on debt contingency

The discussions between the world’s richest man and the social media platform are aimed at resolving remaining issues before closing the deal, which he originally proposed in April and then reneged on.