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Payden & Rygel uses soccer as  springboard for commentaries

Payden & Rygel uses soccer as springboard for commentaries

World Cup fever has struck money manager Payden & Rygel, with the Los Angeles-based firm looking at four matches between emerging markets countries as inspiration for its investment commentary.

June 23, 2014
Rocaton system distills Form 5500 data

Rocaton system distills Form 5500 data

Have you absolutely had it with navigating your way through Department of Labor Form 5500 filings in search of information about U.S. corporate pension funds?

June 23, 2014
Kayne Anderson foundation honored for its support of Exceptional Minds

Kayne Anderson foundation honored for its support of Exceptional Minds

It's not every day that a money manager's foundation is recognized for being “exceptional,” but Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors Foundation gained that distinction earlier this month from...

June 23, 2014
Buffett's suggestion to pension fund trustee: Don't invest in hedge funds

Buffett's suggestion to pension fund trustee: Don't invest in hedge funds

City & County of San Francisco Employees' Retirement System board member Herb Meiberger has enlisted famed value investor Warren Buffett in his campaign to stop the $20 billion pension fund from...

June 09, 2014
Ontario fund's menu includes restaurants

Ontario fund's menu includes restaurants

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan has a taste for boneless wings and grilled stuffed burritos.

June 09, 2014
Martin Currie employees gear up for their annual charity fundraiser

Martin Currie employees gear up for their annual charity fundraiser

More than 400 people will descend on Scotland's countryside on June 21 to complete the 2014 Martin Currie Rob Roy Challenge, a 55-mile run and cycle event for charity.

June 09, 2014
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