Student Debt Helps, Not Harms, the US Economy, White House Says – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Jul 19, 2016 1:19 pm ET The White House just released a big report on student debt that contains all the familiar horrors about for-profit schools, indebted dropouts and students defaulting on their loans. But it has an interesting conclusion: That growing stack of $1.3 trillion in st… Read the full article at: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2016/07/19/student-debt-helps-not-harms-the-u-s-economy-white-house-says/

A Theory: Donald Trump’s Ex-Campaign Manager Deliberately Sabotaged Melania Trump – Gawker

Image: Jim Cooke/Getty Who ultimately inserted Michelle Obamas words into Melania Trumps convention speech? At the root, there can only be two options: Melania herself. A speechwriter. http://gawker.com/melania-trump- The first would be more understandable. If Melania had asked to write the speech herselfas she said she didyou could see how she might have looked over…

People Moves July 18 2016 – Business News

Lavan Legal has appointed Claire Petersen as a partner in its reconstruction, recovery and insolvency team. Carmen Boothman, Vince Bradley, Benn Wallace, Matthew Wilson, and Jennifer Woodford have been appointed associates. Commercial real estate firm CBRE has appointed Jack Divitini as manager in its Perth advisory and transaction services, industrial and logistics team. Mr Divitini…

Eastern Mountain Sports and Bob’s Stores Complete Successful Restructuring and Recapitalization – Business Wire (press release)

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Versa Capital Management, LLC (Versa) is pleased to announce today the formation of Eastern Outfitters, LLC, which will continue the restructured and recapitalized operations of Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS) and Bobs Stores (Bobs). EMS and Bobs will operate as business units of Eastern Outfitters, LLC, a new holding company with over $400 million in…