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Killing dark pools is CME chairman's fix for broken stock market

Killing dark pools is CME chairman's fix for broken stock market

Terrence Duffy, who as executive chairman of CME Group oversees the world's largest futures exchange, has a solution for those seeking to fix the U.S. stock market: Kill dark pools.

April 23, 2014 | 03:48 pm

Investment outsourcing firm Nu Paradigm opens its doors

Nu Paradigm Investment Partners opened for business Wednesday, offering customized investment outsourcing and strategic consulting services to institutional investors, family offices and registered...

April 23, 2014 | 03:43 pm
Coca-Cola shareholders approve executive equity plan, reject independent chairman

Coca-Cola shareholders approve executive equity plan, reject independent chairman

Coca-Cola Co. shareholders approved the company's proposed 2014 executive equity plan by an 83% vote in favor, despite opposition from some major pension funds, according to preliminary results...

April 23, 2014 | 03:30 pm
CEO compensation at S&P 1500 companies barely rises on lower pension values

CEO compensation at S&P 1500 companies barely rises on lower pension values

The median total compensation for CEOs at the nation's largest corporations increased 0.5% in 2013 to $4.9 million, primarily the result of sharply lower executive pension values, according to a new...

April 23, 2014 | 03:15 pm

El Paso Firemen & Policemen executive director to leave in October 2015

Robert Stanton, executive director of the $1.3 billion El Paso (Texas) Firemen & Policemen Pension Fund, will leave effective Oct. 31, 2015.

April 23, 2014 | 03:11 pm
Boeing remains on track for $750 million in pension contributions

Boeing remains on track for $750 million in pension contributions

Boeing Co. reaffirmed it expects to contribute $750 million to its defined benefit pension plans later this year.

April 23, 2014 | 02:45 pm
Alternative mutual funds to get SEC test for leverage, liquidity

Alternative mutual funds to get SEC test for leverage, liquidity

Alternative mutual funds will be examined by the Securities and Exchange Commission to assess whether managers are complying with leverage and liquidity rules.

April 23, 2014 | 02:11 pm

Alberta Investment Management returns 12.5% in 2013

Alberta Investment Management Corp. on Wednesday reported a 12.5% net return on its investments for 2013, compared with its custom benchmark return of 11.6%.

April 23, 2014 | 01:56 pm

ICI: Defined contribution participant contributions, withdrawals in line with 2012

Defined contribution plan participants are continuing to contribute to their plans, while plan withdrawals remained low, according to a survey from the Investment Company Institute.

April 23, 2014 | 01:52 pm

Napier Park nabs collateralized debt obligations specialist

Maxime Malaure joined Napier Park Global Capital as a director on the European credit strategies team.

April 23, 2014 | 01:47 pm

Australian manager AMP Capital chooses institutional director for Europe

Kate Campbell was appointed institutional director-Europe at AMP Capital.

April 23, 2014 | 01:41 pm

Mackenzie Institutional creates U.S. business development post

Thomas Clancy was named senior vice president, U.S. business development, at Mackenzie Institutional.

April 23, 2014 | 12:31 pm

HGK Asset Management adds 3 positions

Adria Hall and John Larson were named directors, institutional sales and marketing, and Amanda Haff was named associate, consultant relations group, ...

April 23, 2014 | 10:49 am
Public pension fund lawsuits piling up against BP

Public pension fund lawsuits piling up against BP

A slew of public pension funds filed lawsuits against BP PLC on April 18 for investment losses resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and oil spill in April 2010.

April 22, 2014 | 12:42 pm
Public employees press North Carolina on fees

Public employees press North Carolina on fees

State Employees Association of North Carolina has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate the fees paid to money managers doing business with the $86.1 billion North Carolina...

April 22, 2014 | 04:16 pm