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  • Millennials Seen Surging as Homeowners in U.S.: Mortgages

    Dustin Taylor, who’s burdened with $50,000 of student debt after getting his master’s degree in government at Johns Hopkins University, is waiting tables at a comedy club to pay the rent.

  • Who Gets Into NYC's Elite Schools? Wrong Mix of Kids, De Blasio Says, Fighting Test

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who took office Jan. 1 promising to reduce economic inequality, said he wants to end a 43-year policy that restricts admission at the city’s elite high schools to students who score highest on a standardized test.

  • Lew Urges Policy Changes to Strengthen U.S. Growth Potential

    Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said the U.S. needs to boost the economy’s capacity to grow so the benefits are shared more widely, as unemployment is “still too high” and wages are lagging.

  • For World Cup, Betting Flows Through Banker-Turned-Bookie

    Inside a nondescript office building in central London, a roomful of men and women sit at computer screens and talk over Skype with people in faraway places. Sharp-edged Cantonese fills the air, and a flat-screen TV emits a continuous din. It’s the chanting, singing Midlands crowd at Birmingham, England’s Villa Park Stadium: Liverpool at Aston Villa. The match has just kicked off.

  • McCulley Returns to Pimco as Gross Seeks to Restore Shine

    Paul McCulley was greeted by familiar faces after a three-year absence at Pacific Investment Management Co.’s Newport Beach, California headquarters: his rabbit sculptures.

  • Ex-Bengal Kreider to Run Western & Southern’s $46 Billion

    Western & Southern Financial Group Inc., the Cincinnati-based life insurer, hired Steven Kreider as chief investment officer from Legg Mason Inc.’s Western Asset Management.

  • Young Bankers Fed Up With 90-Hour Weeks Move to Startups

    It was a Friday in the fall of 2004 and Umber Ahmad had been invited to read a poem at the wedding of one of her closest friends. She was planning to catch a 7 p.m. flight from New York to Toronto when a vice president at Morgan Stanley called her in. The client in a big merger deal needed work done over the weekend. A mergers and acquisitions specialist, Ahmad had no choice. She canceled the flight and started revising her analysis of the deal, Bloomberg Markets magazine will report in its June issue.

  • Masiello Can Return as Manhattan Coach When He Completes Degree

    Steve Masiello can return as Manhattan College men’s basketball coach after he completes his undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky. Until then, he will be on unpaid leave.

  • Stephen Hertz, Debevoise M&A Lawyer, Dies at 55 in Building Leap

    Stephen R. Hertz, a law partner in the mergers and acquisitions and private equity groups at New York-based Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, where he worked for almost three decades, has died. He was 55.

  • Cephalon, Merck, National Trust, A&P: Intellectual Property

    Cephalon Inc. won a court order preventing generic-drug makers from selling low-cost versions of its muscle relaxant Amrix until a judge rules on a patent dispute over the product.

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