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Private equity group raises stakes in ESG

Ever wondered just how responsible you and your portfolios are when it comes to private equity? Now you can find out.

November 28, 2016
Man AHL expands coder competition

Man AHL expands coder competition

A coding teach-in had journalists buzzing this month as diversified quantitative manager Man AHL launched its second-annual coding competition for students.

November 28, 2016
U.S. election aftermath good for U.K. corporate pension funding

U.S. election aftermath good for U.K. corporate pension funding

U.K. corporate defined benefit funds saw a 35 billion ($44.1 billion) improvement in deficits in the week after the U.S. presidential election, which is helping unwind damage done by the U.K.'s vote ...

November 28, 2016
CFA Institute gives ESG expanded weight in exam

CFA Institute gives ESG expanded weight in exam

The CFA Institute is bolstering the environmental, social, governance curriculum in its Chartered Financial Analyst examinations.

November 28, 2016
Bridgewater president earns Green Beret Foundation award

Bridgewater president earns Green Beret Foundation award

David McCormick, president of money manager Bridgewater Associates, was presented with the Quiet Professional Award by the Green Beret Foundation.

November 28, 2016
Veteran, his firm aid soldiers returning to civilian life

Veteran, his firm aid soldiers returning to civilian life

A veteran-owned money management firm is launching and aiding some veteran advocacy platforms.

November 14, 2016 | 04:47 pm
Have stroller, break record

Have stroller, break record

There's just no stopping Christopher Solarz from running his way to a Guinness World Record.

November 14, 2016
GMO founder awarded CBE by Prince William

GMO founder awarded CBE by Prince William

Jeremy Grantham, British-born founder and chief investment strategist of money manager Grantham, Mayo, van Otterloo & Co. LLC, became a Commander of the Order of the British Empire for his...

November 14, 2016

DC group gives definition(s) to industry

The defined contribution industry needs a dictionary to sort out different interpretations of auto features, and a prominent trade group has come to the rescue. The Defined Contribution Institutional ...

November 14, 2016
MIT managers put together reading list

MIT managers put together reading list

If you're on the hunt for books with the potential to change your worldview, the staff of Massachusetts Institute of Technology Investment Management Co., Cambridge, Mass., has compiled a book list...

November 14, 2016
Veteran, his firm aid soldiers returning to civilian life

Veteran, his firm aid soldiers returning to civilian life

A veteran-owned money management firm is launching and aiding some veteran advocacy platforms.

November 09, 2016 | 01:45 pm
Bonuses for hedge fund staff expected to fall

Bonuses for hedge fund staff expected to fall

Hedge fund professionals are tightening their (expensive leather) belts in anticipation of lower bonuses - and hence, lower total compensation - in 2016.

October 31, 2016
Voya researching ways to boost retirement

Voya researching ways to boost retirement

Voya Financial Inc. has unveiled a research institute that uses behavioral science studies to improve participants' retirement savings.

October 31, 2016
ERIC's new logo pays homage to Vikings, London

ERIC's new logo pays homage to Vikings, London

A logo with a Viking wearing a bowler hat that was designed for an online platform for financial research has won a silver award in a design competition in New York.

October 31, 2016
CEO serious about halting Chicago's gang violence

CEO serious about halting Chicago's gang violence

A corporate-based organization led by the chairman and CEO of asset servicing firm Loop Capital Holdings LLC, Chicago, is working to change the culture of violence in its city's hardest-hit...

October 31, 2016