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Where city leaders once saw a potential Olympic stadium, Amazon eyes a massive distribution center

The new owners of Widett — just south of downtown between South Boston and the Southeast Expressway ― are in serious talks with the e-commerce giant about building a shipping hub on the roughly 20-acre site, according to several people familiar with the discussions.

Mass General Brigham names CFO, treasurer

Stories you may have missed from the world of business.

State, city embark on a million-dollar study to improve Morrissey Boulevard corridor

The hope is to use the study’s findings to determine and coordinate the mitigation efforts requested of developers as they propose new projects along the corridor.

Texas watchdog says power grid operator made $16b error

A firm hired to monitor Texas’ power markets says the region’s grid manager overpriced electricity for almost two days during last month’s energy crisis, resulting in $16 billion in overcharges.

Unemployment claims climb again as storms hamper a slow recovery

Initial jobless claims rose last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday, after a big drop in the previous week.

US suspends tariffs on UK goods in Airbus-Boeing dispute

The decision means goods like Scotch whisky, biscuits, and clotted cream can be imported to the United States from Britain without being subject to an additional 25 percent duty.

State launches new measures to speed up unemployment claims, protect against fraud

The state’s beleaguered Department of Unemployment Assistance is launching new security measures to protect against fraud and speed up the identity verification process.

Fed predicts shortages from nurses to chips and containers

The Federal Reserve is seeing a lot more shortages across the US economy, in ways that might be construed as early warning signs of inflation if they persist.