Good week for:
Redistribution, after a Massachusetts man received a check from the U.S. Treasury for 2 cents. Air Force veteran Bruce Rideout, 79, doesn’t know why he got the check and doesn’t plan to cash it. Instead, he paid $82 for a custom-made frame to display it.
Starting and finishing, after researchers at the London School of Economics found that personal happiness tends to peak at ages 23 and 69. That’s because of the surge of optimism that comes with entering the workforce, and the relief that comes with leaving it.
Working for Dad, after China approved three trademarks for Ivanka Trump’s jewelry and spa brands the same day that the president’s daughter and adviser dined with Chinese President Xi Jingping at Mar-a-Lago. The deal opens the world’s most populous country to Ivanka’s branded goods and services. ■