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Hedge fund population smaller than most think

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The hedge fund industry continues on a strong long-term growth trajectory but it doesn't employ the legions of workers media portrayals would suggest.
U.K. watchdog uses algorithms to track funds' governance

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The U.K. Pensions Regulator teams up with the Government Digital Service to help it foster good governance by retirement plans.
New book from MIT professor examines intersection of opposing financial theories

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A Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor has written a book that asks whether financial markets are — or irrational.
Hedge fund guru Griffin hopes to inspire others with donation

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Kenneth Griffin has pledged $15 million from his charitable trust to benefit a New York charity dedicated to alleviating poverty in the Big Apple.
Girl Scouts honor Nuveen exec Marty Willis

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Nuveen's Chief Marketing Officer Marty Willis is honored by the Girl Scouts of Greater New York's Gold Achievement Award for her leadership.
New ETF index charts growth of thriving financial sector

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A first-of-its-kind tracker exposes investors to the companies driving and participating in the growth of the ETF industry and its $2.7 trillion in assets under management.
UT chancellor gives up seat on UTIMCO board to bury hatchet

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A rivalry among the University of Texas System and Texas A&M System is dealt another blow by a good-faith gesture of UT Chancellor William H. McRaven.
Search for cure gets boost with $1 million donation

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A $1 million gift will fund further research into diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, a rare and deadly childhood brain cancer for which there are no known treatments.
Minnesota foundations hope for impact from pooled assets

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Several foundations in Minnesota are investing in affordable housing and small-business lending in the state through a strategy created by RBC Global Asset Management.
Chicago consultant scores award from PSCA

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The Plan Sponsor Council of America presents Anna M. Rappaport, president of Anna Rappaport Consulting, with its lifetime achievement award.
'Retirement Ripoff Counter' shows impact of rule delay

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Proponents of the Labor Department's new fiduciary rule are making it hard to miss by projecting a “Retirement Ripoff Counter” in public places.
Ontario asks participants to sing the praises of pension plans

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An Ontario pension plan is taking the pro-defined benefit message to the streets, asking union members to spread the word about how much they like their pension plans and why.
PSCA looking at HSAs' role  in retirement

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The Plan Sponsor Council of America has created a committee to determine how health savings accounts can play a greater role in retirement readiness.
Investors send Trump a message on climate change

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Major U.S. institutional investors sign a letter to President Donald Trump, members of Congress and global leaders reaffirming their commitment to addressing climate change.
Don't look for aliens; plan for retirement

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Empower Retirement is using space aliens to convince young DC plan participants to develop a solid strategy for retirement rather than contemplate over-the-top events that would make such planning...