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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
Johnson, Marks get called to the Hall

Johnson, Marks get called to the Hall

Fidelity Investments' Edward C. “Ned” Johnson III and Oaktree Capital Management's Howard Marks will be inducted into the Fixed Income Analysts Society Inc. Hall of Fame in April.

March 07, 2016
Money Management Institute expands workplace diversity initiative

Money Management Institute expands workplace diversity initiative

The Money Management Institute, a Washington-based trade association that represents financial services firms, has established a board of trustees to expand its workplace diversity initiative.

February 22, 2016
Miller's new hedge fund applies earthquake predictors to stock market

Miller's new hedge fund applies earthquake predictors to stock market

When pitching investors, you normally don't want “hedge fund” and “earthquake” in the same sentence. But William H. Miller, already known for quirky investing methods, is...

February 22, 2016
Actors get good news about their pension plan

Actors get good news about their pension plan

It's Oscar time. While some actors are choosing which designer they'll be wearing on the red carpet in nervous anticipation of the final rip of those famous envelopes, all actors and producers were...

February 22, 2016
Ambachtsheer takes new look at pension 'revolution'

Ambachtsheer takes new look at pension 'revolution'

Keith Ambachtsheer documented what he called the “Pension Revolution” in his 2007 book of the same name. Nine years later, he's gauging its progress.

February 22, 2016
Texas fund uses YouTube videos to educate beneficiaries

Texas fund uses YouTube videos to educate beneficiaries

The 255,000 beneficiaries of Texas County & District Retirement System now have 24/7 access to the best investment talent on their $24.3 billion pension fund's roster.

February 22, 2016
Former politicians want to help others tackle pension reform

Former politicians want to help others tackle pension reform

Former state and local politicians who lived through their own pension reforms have formed an advocacy organization to help state and local governments tackle pension demands on public budgets.

February 08, 2016 | 12:01 am
Quant firm said it would be Broncos in Super Bowl 50

Quant firm said it would be Broncos in Super Bowl 50

Quantitative money manager Analytic Investors improved its record of predicting Super Bowl winners.

February 08, 2016
Markowitz prize honors paper on stock price hikes

Markowitz prize honors paper on stock price hikes

James X. Xiong and Roger G. Ibbotson were named winners of the $10,000 Harry M. Markowitz Award for their paper “Momentum, Acceleration, and Reversal,” the Journal of Investment...

February 08, 2016

PEGCC revamps survey into trends report

The Private Equity Growth Capital Council has transformed its decision-makers survey into a new and improved Top 10 Private Equity Trends report.

February 08, 2016