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Breakingviews - The Exchange: CalPERS’ Ben Meng

Almost a year into the job, the investment chief of California’s near-$400 bln public pension fund tells Tom Buerkle that size can be a double-edged sword. He explains why returns targets are a challenge and what CalPERS is doing to ensure its new private-equity push succeeds.

Personal Finance Video

A sign is seen outside a branch of ASDA in Altrincham.

Walmart's Asda agrees $4.9 billion Rothesay Life pension deal

Walmart's Asda has agreed a 3.8 billion pounds ($4.9 billion) 'buy in' with Rothesay Life to secure the benefits for 12,300 members of one of its pension schemes, in a deal that simplifies its balance sheet ahead of a possible standalone listing.

Life Lessons

FILE PHOTO: Brooke Shields arrives for the 2019 CFDA Awards at The Brooklyn...

A Model Life: Life Lessons with Brooke Shields

Brooke Shields has been in the public eye - and earning money - nearly from birth. But unlike many other child stars, Shields has not flamed out, or gotten lost to drugs. Instead she’s a married mom of two, plugging away on business ventures like her “Timeless” clothing line for QVC.

Mark Miller on Retirement