The rise of the apprentice: a European tradition comes to the U.S

The rise of the apprentice: a European tradition comes to the U.S

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The growing number of apprenticeships in the U.S. has more to do with European companies importing the practice into their American operations than with the long-running NBC television reality show and its former host who now lives in the White House.

Pershing Square's Fraidin to join Cadwalader as M&A lawyer

BOSTON (Reuters) - Stephen Fraidin, a prominent mergers lawyer who has been a top executive at billionaire investor William Ackman's hedge fund, is joining law firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.

Insurer Lincoln National could see upside: Barron's

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. insurer Lincoln National Corp could deliver shareholder returns of 20 percent or more in the coming year, as the market for the company's main product, variable annuities, recovers, Barron's reported.

All the right notes: First jobs of famous musicians

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Without music, life would be a mistake, according to the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche.

Why U.S. retirees are waiting longer to claim Social Security

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Fewer Americans are asking Social Security to "show me the money" as soon as possible.

Italian imbroglio splits hedge funds on bank bets

LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge funds are split on how to position billions of dollars in bets they have taken on Italian banks as the country's political tumult takes its toll on bonds, shares and the euro.

The next frontier in workplace wellness: financial health

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Study after study shows that money stress can be as bad for workplace productivity as back pain.

Ideology threatens to trump facts in official Medicare handbook

CHICAGO (Reuters) - In September, the federal government will mail a handbook on Medicare enrollment to 43 million households. "Medicare & You" is an important, authoritative source on a wide array of plan options for the annual enrollment period that runs from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, and it has been mailed out to beneficiaries each year since 1999.

Deutsche Bank looks to cut 10,000 jobs to reduce costs: source

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank plans to cut 10,000 jobs, or about a tenth of its global workforce, as part of efforts to reduce costs, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.

Daycare costs harder to afford than college for many

The nation's fertility rate hit a record low in 2017, and one has to wonder: Could the cost of raising children be discouraging a generation that was choked by the Great Recession?

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