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Hedge funds figuring out social media — but slowly

Hedge funds figuring out social media — but slowly

As good as they are at designing algorithms to guide their trading, hedge fund managers — in the main — have been slow to figure out the best uses of social media.

February 23, 2015
Colorado turns to Twitter to recruit pension board members

Colorado turns to Twitter to recruit pension board members

Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association, Denver, is using its Twitter account to recruit retirement board trustees.

February 23, 2015
Archbishop of Canterbury to lead F&C panel

Archbishop of Canterbury to lead F&C panel

F&C Asset Management named the archbishop of Canterbury and five other experts to a new responsible investment advisory council, to advise the money manager on ethics and sustainability, a...

February 23, 2015

AIMA, CAIA launch series of papers on hedge funds for pension trustees

The Alternative Investment Management Association and the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association are on a mission to educate pension fund trustees about hedge funds.

February 09, 2015
One name is all Texas pension exec needs

One name is all Texas pension exec needs

Anumeha, the Texas Pension Review Board's new interim executive director, expects one question from airport security every time she flies.

February 09, 2015
Hermitage CEO Browder takes on murder, corruption in new book

Hermitage CEO Browder takes on murder, corruption in new book

Hedge fund manager turned author spotlights Russia murder case

February 09, 2015
Turnover sours Analytic's Super Bowl prediction

Turnover sours Analytic's Super Bowl prediction

It's two years straight for alpha over value as the New England Patriots won Super Bowl XLIX 28-24 against the Seattle Seahawks. The Seahawks were the value choice of Analytic Investors LLC in its...

February 09, 2015
Analytic Investors: Seahawks will win

Analytic Investors: Seahawks will win

The Seattle Seahawks should beat the spread and win Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1 in Glendale, Ariz., if Analytic Investors LLC has anything to say about it.

January 26, 2015
Law professors respond to Gallagher's accusations

Law professors respond to Gallagher's accusations

A Securities and Exchange Commission member's dispute with a prominent Harvard Law School professor has turned into something of a gang fight, academic style.

January 26, 2015
AQR, business school team up for research

AQR, business school team up for research

AQR Capital Management and the London Business School have launched the AQR Institute of Asset Management, a partnership that aims to advance research and best practices in money management.

January 26, 2015
TCW's Stern buys into NBA's Bucks

TCW's Stern buys into NBA's Bucks

TCW Group Inc. Chairman Marc Stern is among the newest owners of the National Basketball Association's Milwaukee Bucks, a team controlled by Marc Lasry, co-founder, chairman and CEO of Avenue Capital ...

January 12, 2015
Urban Institute's Steuerle nabs Samuelson Award

Urban Institute's Steuerle nabs Samuelson Award

C. Eugene Steuerle was named winner of the $10,000 TIAA-CREF Paul A. Samuelson Award for Outstanding Scholarly Writing on Lifelong Financial Security, the TIAA-CREF Institute said in a statement Jan. ...

January 12, 2015
3 industry execs earn U.K. honors

3 industry execs earn U.K. honors

Three high-profile women in the money management and pension industries were recognized for achievements and service in the U.K.'s 2015 New Year Honours list.

January 12, 2015
Investment will help firm cut its coal usage

Investment will help firm cut its coal usage

The manager of Quebec's pension funds is plugging into an energy provider for the capital of the Hoosier State.

January 12, 2015
'Huge hockey fan' now an owner of NHL's Coyotes

'Huge hockey fan' now an owner of NHL's Coyotes

Hedge fund manager Andrew L. Barroway achieved his lifelong dream: He bought the majority ownership stake of a hockey team.

January 12, 2015