Calpers set to choose new CEO- WSJ

NEW YORK, Dec 16 (Reuters) – California Public Employees’
Retirement System, the nation’s largest pension fund, also
known as Calpers, is set to name a new chief executive as early
as this week, the Wall Street Journal reported in its online
version on Tuesday.

Stock Market Losses Drive Down Canadian Household Net Worth in Q3

– Japanese Gov’t Says Hopes BOJ Will Boost Liquidity, Intervene in Currency Market16/12 19:38 – Australian Skilled Vacancies in December Down 37.8% Annually 16/12 19:00 – Westpac Says Leading Index Grew 0.6% in October 16/12 17:38 – The Day Ahead Canada

Tracking safe toys online

I don’t have any children, so before I buy any toys for my nieces and nephews,
I turn to sites like HealthyToys.org.
Sadly, there are many toys out there not considered safe for children. …

Lawyers turn to Facebook to serve legal papers

CANBERRA (Reuters) – Lawyers in Australia expect the internet social network site Facebook to become a new way of tracking down defendants after a landmark court ruling.

U.S. plot suspects had no intent to kill: attorneys

CAMDEN, New Jersey (Reuters) – Five Muslim men accused of planning an attack on a U.S. army base had no intention of following through even though they shared Muslim anger toward America after September 11, defense attorneys said on Tuesday.

Stocks Soar as Fed Cuts Rate to Lowest Level Ever

After rallying in anticipation of an interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve, stock markets shot up even higher on Tuesday afternoon after the central bank announced it had cut its target overnight rate to its lowest level ever, a range of zero to

Downturn hits vacation enclave of New York elite

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Just months after he was ousted from Lehman Brothers, Joseph Gregory put his mansion in tony Bridgehampton on the market for $32.5 million.

Citigroup to merge corporate, investment banking:source

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Citigroup is combining its corporate and investment banking businesses, in a bid to streamline and cut costs, a person briefed in the matter said on Tuesday.