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Magnetar partnership expanding high school financial literacy program

Magnetar partnership expanding high school financial literacy program

Hedge fund manager Magnetar Capital LLC is expanding its successful high school financial literacy program, Magnetar Youth Investment Academy, through a partnership with the University of Chicago.

July 25, 2016
New film 'Equity' shows dark underbelly of finance

New film 'Equity' shows dark underbelly of finance

If financial thrillers are your thing, set aside July 29 to attend the theater debut of the movie “Equity.”

July 25, 2016
Red-light rehab gets pension fund participation

Red-light rehab gets pension fund participation

Two Dutch pension funds are doing their bit to help regenerate Amsterdam's infamous Red Light District, investing a total of e60 million ($66.3 million) in an impact investment fund focused on the...

July 25, 2016
RenTech aims to thwart high-frequency traders

RenTech aims to thwart high-frequency traders

Renaissance Technologies LLC has applied for a patent for a new secret weapon that will help the hedge fund manager outrun high-frequency traders.

July 11, 2016
Mexican plan using biometrics for access

Mexican plan using biometrics for access

CONSAR, Mexico's National Commission for the Pension System, is using technology in a unique way to increase participant engagement, said Carlos Marmolejo, vice president, operations of CONSAR, in a...

July 11, 2016
Griffin's gift will help dinosaurs live

Griffin's gift will help dinosaurs live

Chicago's Field Museum, world-renowned for its extensive collection of dinosaurs, soon will introduce a new traveling exhibit thanks to a generous gift from a local hedge fund manager.

July 11, 2016
Pension exec bundles bedtime stories for his daughters into a book

Pension exec bundles bedtime stories for his daughters into a book

When Donald Kendig's daughters are choosing bedtime stories, they can pick one authored by their dad.

July 11, 2016
Lots to pick from with these summer reading suggestions

Lots to pick from with these summer reading suggestions

History, personal and business development, and finance are at the top of the summer reading lists of some Pensions & Investments' readers.

June 27, 2016
Former pension fund trustee hits the open road

Former pension fund trustee hits the open road

Jonathan Barry Forman reflects the image of a modern-day cowboy, but riding a motorcycle instead of a horse, as he travels on a 6,000-mile cross-country trip to attend a couple of conferences, camp...

June 23, 2016 | 03:38 pm

SSgA CEO urges Congress to act on retirement savings for all

State Street Global Advisors' President and CEO Ronald O'Hanley is calling on Congress to enact legislation that ensures workplace retirement savings coverage for all private-sector workers in the U.S.

June 13, 2016 | 12:01 am
Ex-SEC director's book peels back layers

Ex-SEC director's book peels back layers

People who've wondered what the Securities and Exchange Commission is really like can experience it through Norm Champ's upcoming book, “Going Public: My Adventures Inside the SEC and How to...

June 13, 2016
Crain celebrates 100th by ringing bell at Nasdaq

Crain celebrates 100th by ringing bell at Nasdaq

Founded by former business reporter G.D. Crain Jr. in 1916, Crain Communications Inc. — parent company of Pensions & Investments — went to a New York business landmark to mark the...

June 13, 2016