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Hintze gives to London's Natural History Museum

Hintze gives to London's Natural History Museum

Michael and Dorothy Hintze are once again helping to preserve important landmarks in Britain, their adopted country, with a 5 million ($8.4) million gift to London's Natural History Museum.

May 26, 2014

NAPF makes it harder to get Pension Quality Mark

Defined contribution pension plan sponsors will have to do more to receive a stamp of approval from the National Association of Pension Funds.

May 26, 2014

Money market managers waive record $5.8 billion in expenses

Money market fund managers and distributors waived a record $5.8 billion in expenses last year.

May 26, 2014
Bilello, Gayed challenge efficient market hypothesis

Bilello, Gayed challenge efficient market hypothesis

The Market Technicians Association, the professional organization of market analysts, recently announced Charles V. Bilello and Michael A. Gayed as the recipients of its 2014 Charles H. Dow Award.

May 12, 2014
Davis honored for help with multicultural center

Davis honored for help with multicultural center

Michael Davis, director of institutional client relationships at Calvert Investments Inc., received the 2014 Heman Marion Sweatt Student Legacy Award from the University of Texas at Austin for...

May 12, 2014
Neuberger Berman employees help spruce up community

Neuberger Berman employees help spruce up community

More than 30 employees from Neuberger Berman Group LLC volunteered alongside Bronx residents to paint murals and walls, build planters and plant flowers at the Bronx River Community Center, a...

May 12, 2014
U.K. initiative on gender balance moves to the U.S.

U.K. initiative on gender balance moves to the U.S.

A group of chairmen and CEOs working to achieve a better balance of men and women in the boardroom has expanded its efforts to the U.S.

May 12, 2014

Watch out for the Cost Fairy

Fairies are generally pleasant, helpful sorts. The Tooth Fairy, Tinker Bell, the list goes on.

May 12, 2014
Rally takes aim at Harvard timber investments

Rally takes aim at Harvard timber investments

More than 100 people attended a rally in Harvard Yard on April 11 protesting Harvard Management Co.'s ownership and management of timber plantations in Argentina.

April 28, 2014
Seeking transparency on fees

Seeking transparency on fees

As the Labor Department seeks public comment on better ways to offer clearer information about DC plan fees, the Center for American Progress has a suggestion: Provide a label like the one shown above.

April 28, 2014

Wisconsin's portfolio management system is celestially inspired

The State of Wisconsin Investment Board invokes Mars, the god of war, as well as powerful symbols of the color red, fire and a circle to bring to life and infuse with energy its new ARIES portfolio...

April 28, 2014
Boy's $20 gift may snowball into as much as $2 million

Boy's $20 gift may snowball into as much as $2 million

A boy's regifting of a found $20 bill to a uniformed soldier inspired Highland Capital Management LP, Dallas, to issue a challenge grant to support Snowball Express Inc.

April 28, 2014
GASB offers tool kit for rules

GASB offers tool kit for rules

The Governmental Accounting Standards Board gave public pension systems new accounting and financial reporting rules that start taking effect this year.

April 14, 2014
Famous cycling coach lends his expertise to managers

Famous cycling coach lends his expertise to managers

Money managers can turn to the head coach of British Cycling and former professional racing cyclist, Shane Sutton, to strengthen their investment process, thanks to a new collaboration with...

April 14, 2014

Contest looking for best investment idea

Are you harboring the best investment idea in the world? Do you long for a chance to explain your rationale to the investment world?

March 31, 2014