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Neil Lane, jeweler to Hollywood stars and ‘The Bachelor’

July 22, 2018 |

The millions of people who watch “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” on ABC get a glimpse each season of the man who designs the shows’ ornate diamond engagement rings and hands them to the contestants: Neil Lane.

That role stems from Lane being widely considered the jeweler to Hollywood’s stars,…


L.A. Times – Business

Some colleges accept a share of students’ future salary instead of tuition

July 21, 2018 |

As more students balk at the debt loads they face after graduation, some colleges are offering an alternative: We’ll pay your tuition if you offer us a percentage of your future salary.

Norwich University in Vermont announced Tuesday that it will become the latest school to offer this type of contract,…


L.A. Times – Business

Bayer to halt sales of controversial Essure birth-control implants in the U.S., its last market

July 21, 2018 |

Pharmaceutical giant Bayer said Friday that it will halt sales of its controversial Essure birth-control device in the United States at the end of the year, bringing to a close a protracted battle over an implant that thousands of women blame for serious health problems, including persistent pain…


L.A. Times – Business

California gains just 800 jobs in June; unemployment remains at record low

July 21, 2018 |

California’s economic engine paused in June, as employers added a meager 800 new jobs. The unemployment rate held steady at a record low of 4.2%, according to data released Friday by the state’s Employment Development Department.

The June numbers represent a pullback from May, when the Golden State…


L.A. Times – Business