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Ontario Teachers looks to add Bristol airport to portfolio

Ontario Teachers looks to add Bristol airport to portfolio

The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan's investment in airports continues to take flight.

August 18, 2014

Pension smoothing gets 'The Daily Show' treatment

Jon Stewart, on his “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central, discussed pension smoothing and how it helps the federal government raise tax revenue.

August 04, 2014 | 12:01 am

Schroders seeks to simplify U.K. changes

As the U.K. pensions industry comes to grips with yet more regulatory change, money manager Schroders PLC is working to simplify the challenges for trustees and sponsors of defined contribution plans.

August 04, 2014
105 years old, still drawing a pension

105 years old, still drawing a pension

She is more than 105 years old and still collecting pension benefits from the Teamsters Central States, Southeast & Southwest Conferences Pension Fund.

August 04, 2014

Water legislation might make splash with investors

A new federal law enacted in June could open a channel for a boatload of water infrastructure projects in which institutions might be interested.

August 04, 2014

IRS confounded by large partnerships, GAO says

The growing number of large partnerships such as private equity and hedge funds is making it difficult for the Internal Revenue Service.

August 04, 2014
Canaan Partners turns pun into fun

Canaan Partners turns pun into fun

What do private equity executives do when their 27-year old firm is misunderstood? If the firm is Canaan Partners, you let it go to the dogs.

July 21, 2014
FSBA a campaign issue? Could happen

FSBA a campaign issue? Could happen

Florida State Board of Administration could emerge as a political campaign issue, if a current trustee and a former trustee face off in the race for governor in November.

July 21, 2014
OECD looks at teenagers' financial literacy

OECD looks at teenagers' financial literacy

How well do teenagers around the world understand finance? Researchers at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris, set out to find the answer. This month, they unveiled the...

July 21, 2014
Morley's laws now available in book form

Morley's laws now available in book form

Ever wonder how many laws there are to money management? According to Ian Morley, the answer is: 50.

July 21, 2014

Nominations open for 2014 Lillywhite Award

Nominations are open for the 2014 Lillywhite Award, said Dallas Salisbury, president and CEO of the Employee Benefit Research Institute.

July 21, 2014
Virginia529 hits $52 billion in assets

Virginia529 hits $52 billion in assets

The country's largest 529 plan — the Virginia529 College Savings Plan — got even bigger this year, reaching $52 billion in assets and 2.3 million accounts as of May 31, state data show....

July 07, 2014
Carlson finds creating SRI version relatively painless

Carlson finds creating SRI version relatively painless

Veteran hedge fund manager Clint Carlson is no softie. But he does have an affinity for socially responsible investing — as long as it makes money.

July 07, 2014
Joint effort with FBI targets cyberthreats

Joint effort with FBI targets cyberthreats

The Center for Financial Stability and the FBI are joining forces to help executives at money management firms and asset owners assess the risk of cyberattacks.

July 07, 2014
Pioneers in performance, risk measurement feted

Pioneers in performance, risk measurement feted

Harry M. Markowitz, William F. Sharpe and Eugene F. Fama — all Nobel laureates in economics — are among the inductees into the Performance and Risk Measurement Hall of Fame.

June 23, 2014