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Lots to pick from with these summer reading suggestions

Lots to pick from with these summer reading suggestions

History, personal and business development, and finance are at the top of the summer reading lists of some Pensions & Investments' readers.

June 27, 2016
Former pension fund trustee hits the open road

Former pension fund trustee hits the open road

Jonathan Barry Forman reflects the image of a modern-day cowboy, but riding a motorcycle instead of a horse, as he travels on a 6,000-mile cross-country trip to attend a couple of conferences, camp...

June 23, 2016 | 03:38 pm

SSgA CEO urges Congress to act on retirement savings for all

State Street Global Advisors' President and CEO Ronald O'Hanley is calling on Congress to enact legislation that ensures workplace retirement savings coverage for all private-sector workers in the U.S.

June 13, 2016 | 12:01 am
Ex-SEC director's book peels back layers

Ex-SEC director's book peels back layers

People who've wondered what the Securities and Exchange Commission is really like can experience it through Norm Champ's upcoming book, “Going Public: My Adventures Inside the SEC and How to...

June 13, 2016
Crain celebrates 100th by ringing bell at Nasdaq

Crain celebrates 100th by ringing bell at Nasdaq

Founded by former business reporter G.D. Crain Jr. in 1916, Crain Communications Inc. — parent company of Pensions & Investments — went to a New York business landmark to mark the...

June 13, 2016

Goldman Sachs likes target-date funds — again

Nearly four years after Goldman Sachs Group Inc. got out of the target-date business, the company is getting back in.

June 13, 2016
SSgA CEO urges Congress to act on retirement savings for all

SSgA CEO urges Congress to act on retirement savings for all

State Street Global Advisors' President and CEO Ronald O'Hanley is calling on Congress to enact legislation that ensures workplace retirement savings coverage for all private-sector workers in the U.S.

June 06, 2016 | 04:23 pm
New center aims to help investors deal with climate risk

New center aims to help investors deal with climate risk

A group of investors and scientists has come together to develop a center to discuss, learn and develop tools to help incorporate climate risk into long-term investments.

May 30, 2016
Norway's sovereign wealth fund, its manager get museum treatment

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, its manager get museum treatment

Ever wondered how the world's largest sovereign wealth fund, the Government Pension Fund Global, Oslo, is managed? Well, now's your chance to find out.

May 30, 2016
Ontario plan's campaign targets young people

Ontario plan's campaign targets young people

The Ontario Finance Ministry is targeting millennials in its push for a new provincial supplemental retirement plan by reaching them where they live — on their smartphones.

May 30, 2016
It's a hare-raising market

It's a hare-raising market

Forget bulls and bears, at least one economist says this is a bunny market.

May 30, 2016
Coalition targets 401(k) participants

Coalition targets 401(k) participants

A coalition led by four activist organizations has organized a petition for 401(k) plan participants to demand their plans provide fossil-free investment options.

May 16, 2016

Group nabs Brave Philanthropy award

Divest-Invest Philanthropy, representing a group of 140 foundations that have a combined $12 billion in assets, was awarded the CIVICUS 2016 Nelson Mandela-Graca Machel Innovation Award for Brave...

May 16, 2016
Oxford-Man Institute to expand role

Oxford-Man Institute to expand role

Man AHL's collaboration with the University of Oxford — the Oxford-Man Institute — will expand its focus on machine learning and data analytics and become part of the university's...

May 16, 2016
Lessons learned from Leicester

Lessons learned from Leicester

English football club Leicester City's surprise triumph at the top of the Premier League can teach investors a thing or two about beating the behavioral bias of loss aversion, Schroders PLC says.

May 16, 2016