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New Vanguard unit to widen research focus

New Vanguard unit to widen research focus

Vanguard unveils the Center for Investor Research, which will examine consumer behavior with a goal of improving consumers' investment outcomes in taxable accounts and retirement accounts.

January 23, 2017
New book chronicles the investigation of S.A.C.'s Cohen

New book chronicles the investigation of S.A.C.'s Cohen

If you're a financial thriller junkie, you'll love “Black Edge, Inside Information, Dirty Money and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street,” the real-life story of the ...

January 23, 2017
Owner of Chicago Cubs breaks down factors for success at conference

Owner of Chicago Cubs breaks down factors for success at conference

Tom Ricketts, chairman of the Chicago Cubs, took a swing at explaining to a room full of traders and brokers how what were once “lovable losers” became the 2016 World Series champions.

January 23, 2017
Buchanan Street-backed fundraiser  to feature Cheap Trick performance

Buchanan Street-backed fundraiser to feature Cheap Trick performance

Buchanan Street Partners and the real estate firm's foundation are looking for real estate professionals wanting to rock out to attend at an April 20 benefit concert featuring Cheap Trick.

January 23, 2017
Xerox HR changes name to Conduent

Xerox HR changes name to Conduent

Xerox HR Services started the new year with a new name — Conduent Inc. — and a new life as an independent company, formally separating from its parent, Xerox Corp.

January 09, 2017
New fellowship targets responsible investors

New fellowship targets responsible investors

Heartland Capital Strategies and Georgetown University's Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor have established a new impact investment fellowship to launch in summer 2017.

January 09, 2017
AMP scholarships to build infrastructure talent pool

AMP scholarships to build infrastructure talent pool

How do you ensure there's plenty of infrastructure talent in the future? By creating a special scholarship and partnering with one of the world's leading universities.

January 09, 2017
U.K. industry execs feted for national service

U.K. industry execs feted for national service

Former U.K. pensions minister Steve Webb gets awarded a knighthood in the 2017 New Year's Honors list.

January 09, 2017
Citadel's Ken Griffin kicks in $12 million to improve Chicago trail

Citadel's Ken Griffin kicks in $12 million to improve Chicago trail

Chicago's beautiful — and busy — multiuse lakefront path is in line for a major upgrade thanks to the largesse of local hedge fund manager and philanthropist Kenneth C. Griffin.

January 09, 2017
Find the elf, win some goodies*

Find the elf, win some goodies*

Christmas elves are normally found at the North Pole, helping Santa get ready for his busy night. But this year, one mischievous elf can be found somewhere on the website of Danish pension fund...

December 12, 2016
Illinois bill calls for divestment related to wall

Illinois bill calls for divestment related to wall

A bill that calls for Illinois' five retirement systems to divest from companies involved in building President-elect Donald J. Trump's proposed wall along the U.S. and Mexico border is up for...

December 12, 2016
Texas students win Alpha Challenge

Texas students win Alpha Challenge

A trio of MBA students from University of Texas' McCombs School of Business won the 12th annual Alpha Challenge, beating out teams from 15 other U.S. business schools for top investment management...

December 12, 2016
Movember moves in at Highland Capital

Movember moves in at Highland Capital

November was designated Movember at Highland Capital Management LP.

December 12, 2016

Private equity group raises stakes in ESG

Ever wondered just how responsible you and your portfolios are when it comes to private equity? Now you can find out.

November 28, 2016
Man AHL expands coder competition

Man AHL expands coder competition

A coding teach-in had journalists buzzing this month as diversified quantitative manager Man AHL launched its second-annual coding competition for students.

November 28, 2016