Frontlines

CalSTRS' current intern crew expresses lofty career goals

PENSION FUNDS

PENSION FUNDS

CalSTRS summer interns outlined a range of career aspirations recently, ranging from private equity to astronaut.
Execs at CFTC answer critic from Vatican

REGULATION

REGULATION

Pope Francis' attack on derivatives drew a respectful but forceful response from two leaders of the CFTC.
Semper helping children of Marines get an education

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Semper Capital Management, a minority and veteran-owned fixed income manager, has partnered with the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation.
PIMCO creates computing/mathematics fellowships at Caltech

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

PIMCO is establishing two fellowships at the California Institute of Technology.
New tool lets investors scrutinize funds for weapons companies

ESG

ESG

Non-profit groups As You Sow and CODEPINK are offering a tool to help investors track weapons exposure in mutual funds.
Hirtle Callaghan celebrates 30 years as an OCIO shop

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Hirtle Callaghan has come a long way from its humble beginnings during its first 30 years of providing outsourced CIO services.
Manager websites need some work, analysis shows

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Money manager website content is not well written, a new analysis shows.
Dalio Foundation supporting deep-sea research

Exploring the depths

Exploring the depths

Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio's family foundation is supporting next-generation ocean exploration.
Hedge fund consultant Aksia brings chess to Brooklyn school

HEDGE FUNDS

HEDGE FUNDS

Hedge fund consultant Aksia LLC brings chess to a Brooklyn middle school.
Russia to raise retirement age by 5 years for men, 8 for women

PENSION FUNDS

PENSION FUNDS

The Russian government is set to raise the retirement age by five years for men and by eight years for women.
CalPERS director gets seat at Vatican meeting on climate change

ESG

ESG

CalPERS' Anne Simpson, director of corporate governance, took part in a meeting with Pope Francis about climate change.
Crunching the numbers regarding not-so-creative hedge fund names

HEDGE FUNDS

HEDGE FUNDS

Hedge fund managers lack creativity when it comes to company names, SumZero research shows.
Texas Teachers looks to get 'boots on ground' in Singapore

SEARCHING FAR FOR DEALS

SEARCHING FAR FOR DEALS

Teacher Retirement System of Texas seeks the riches of the Far East.
Investors urge firms to avoid arctic refuge

ESG

ESG

Institutional investors are urging oil and gas companies and banks to refrain from developments in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Citadel powers high school program in investing and finance

HEDGE FUNDS

HEDGE FUNDS

Citadel teamed up with a digital education innovator to create a high school investment program.