Wolfgang Niersbach (R), general secretary of the German soccer ...
Feb 10th, 2012
(Reuters) - Wolfgang Niersbach (R), general secretary of the German soccer association (DFB) and designated successor of DFB president Theo Zwanziger (2nd R) welcome German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the DFB Integration Prize award ceremony in Berlin, February 10, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS SPORT SOCCER) -
U.S. stock and option exchanges said on Tuesday they have reached a general agreement on how to strengthen securities markets in response to the trading halt in Nasdaq stocks in August, and preliminary timetables to implement those plans. The exchanges said specific details of their proposals will be presented in subsequent rule filings to the Secu... [Full Article]
(Reuters) - Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is joining private-equity firm Warburg Pincus, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday. Geithner, who played a major role in combating the global financial crisis during the four years he served as Treasury secretary, will join the New York-based firm in March as president and managin... [Full Article]
By Erik Kirschbaum and Belinda Goldsmith BERLIN/LONDON (Reuters) - Hurricane-force winds disrupted transport and power supplies in Scotland and threatened coastal flooding in England as they closed on northern Europe in what meteorologists said could be one of the most powerful storms to hit the continent in years. British authorities announced the... [Full Article]
By Kevin Gray MIAMI (Reuters) - Retired English soccer star David Beckham toured potential stadium sites in Miami on Wednesday, signaling he is forging ahead with his interest in owning a new Major League franchise in the United States. It was the second time in five months that Beckham, a former star with Manchester United, Real Madrid and the MLS... [Full Article]