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NHL union: players should be exempt from Ontario plan

NHL union: players should be exempt from Ontario plan

The union representing National Hockey League players wants the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators on the bench when Ontario's proposed supplemental pension plan begins in 2018.

April 04, 2016
L.A. Fire & Police opening up on manager diversity

L.A. Fire & Police opening up on manager diversity

When the $18.4 billion Los Angeles Fire & Police Pension System launches its search for a specialized private equity manager, it will for the first time include lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ...

April 04, 2016
Some features hurt performance estimates

Some features hurt performance estimates

The No. 1 question asset owners ask investment strategist Peter Hecht these days is this: What kind of returns should investors expect from smart beta strategies and how do actual returns compare to...

April 04, 2016
Sugar tax has pension funds making a sour face

Sugar tax has pension funds making a sour face

Sugar is bad for your teeth and waistline. But less sugar — via a tax on the sweet stuff — also is bad for your pension fund.

April 04, 2016
AP7 test gets intimate with risk tolerance

AP7 test gets intimate with risk tolerance

Ever wondered how your investment risk appetite translates into underwear? Well, participants in AP7, Stockholm, can find out.

April 04, 2016
NYU student group wants to have input on endowment

NYU student group wants to have input on endowment

A group of New York University students concerned about the school's investment process is forming the Alternative Endowment Coalition.

March 21, 2016
Students get taste of portfolio management

Students get taste of portfolio management

The atmosphere of the simulated trading floor crackled with excitement as 400 high school students from 29 Chicago-area schools organized into 40 teams prepared to manage $100,000 each in mock stock...

March 21, 2016
U.K. conference emphasizes growth of women in industry

U.K. conference emphasizes growth of women in industry

Sisters are truly doin' it for themselves in money management - if the U.K. example is anything to go by, at least.

March 21, 2016
Employment levels up in alternatives investments — except at buyout firms

Employment levels up in alternatives investments — except at buyout firms

There are slightly more senior female employees at alternative investment firms now - 12.6%, compared with 11.7% last year - but the percentage of female senior employees at buyout firms worldwide is ...

March 21, 2016

BATS, T3Index tracking volatility

Choosing how to measure stock market volatility just got more volatile.

March 21, 2016
Fidelity Investments helps workforce pay back student loans

Fidelity Investments helps workforce pay back student loans

Fidelity Investments has become the latest to join a small group of employers that are paying off their employees' student loan debt.

March 16, 2016 | 09:34 am
NYU students want a voice in how endowment is invested

NYU students want a voice in how endowment is invested

A group of New York University students concerned about the school’s investment process is forming the Alternative Endowment Coalition.

March 15, 2016 | 10:05 am
Hedge fund managers still shy about social media

Hedge fund managers still shy about social media

Hedge fund managers are Luddites when it comes to social media.

March 07, 2016
S&P 500 performs better under Dems — Fidelity research

S&P 500 performs better under Dems — Fidelity research

A Democratic president appears to be a better bet for U.S. markets, despite the common perception that a Republican government — with its pro-business policies — is a positive thing for...

March 07, 2016
2 professors win the Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Awards

2 professors win the Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Awards

Campbell R. Harvey of Duke University and Yan Liu of Texas A&M University were named co-winners of the top $2,500 prize in the Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Awards, the second year in a row the two...

March 07, 2016