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Business News Archive - December 05, 2007

The following is a selection of quotes from editor

Oak Creek Energy Systems has received approval from its shareholders to allow Marubeni Corporation of Japan to acquire a controlling interest in the company. The transaction will occur through a $16.6 million equity investment in Oak Creek Holdings, a newly formed parent holding company.

Glen Janken, who has headed an estate and financial planning firm since 1985, today announced the expansion of his Beverly Hills-based organization to initiate Janken Retirement Planning. "Persons looking ahead to retirement, at any age, have special concerns," said Janken.

Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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