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Analytic Investors: Seahawks will win

Analytic Investors: Seahawks will win

The Seattle Seahawks should beat the spread and win Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1 in Glendale, Ariz., if Analytic Investors LLC has anything to say about it.

January 26, 2015
Coming investment boom not just for Asian managers

Coming investment boom not just for Asian managers

Local money managers in Asia will benefit as Asian investors come to account for an ever-larger slice of the global wealth pie, but big U.S. and European players could be poised to gain even more.

January 26, 2015
For Vanguard, these are the best of times

For Vanguard, these are the best of times

Vanguard Group Inc. on Jan. 20 surpassed State Street Global Advisors as the second-largest exchange-traded fund provider, a new milestone following a year that was filled with them.

January 26, 2015
Pension fund performance up on strong markets

Pension fund performance up on strong markets

Another strong year for equity markets, coupled with the year's comeback in bonds, propelled the investment returns for pension funds in seven major markets in 2014.

January 26, 2015
Supply-demand issue to hit infrastructure

Supply-demand issue to hit infrastructure

Demand for infrastructure assets with a dependable, existing income stream now exceeds supply. That means investors might not get the income and return they hope for from future investments.

January 26, 2015
Hedge fund inflows continue despite tepid index returns

Hedge fund inflows continue despite tepid index returns

Low hedge fund index returns in 2014 did little to dissuade investors from increasing their hedge fund portfolios and masked a hefty performance divergence among hedge fund managers and strategies.

January 26, 2015
Salisbury retiring as head of EBRI

Salisbury retiring as head of EBRI

It is hard to imagine the Employee Benefit Research Institute without Dallas Salisbury.

January 26, 2015
Obama tax proposals may be DOA

Obama tax proposals may be DOA

President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech Jan. 20 mentioned only broadly his vision for helping middle-class workers save more for retirement, but he's poised to submit proposals to Congress ...

January 26, 2015
Fiduciary breach issue gets Supreme Court hearing

Fiduciary breach issue gets Supreme Court hearing

The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments next month in an ERISA case that could greatly expand guidelines for defined contribution plan executives' fiduciary responsibilities.

January 26, 2015

DOL feeling heat on QPAM exemptions

The Department of Labor is under increasing pressure to get tough on money managers with U.S. retirement plan clients when their firm, or an affiliate, gets into legal trouble.

January 26, 2015
Hilton retirement director receives Lillywhite Award

Hilton retirement director receives Lillywhite Award

Mary Nell Billings, director of global retirement programs, for Hilton Worldwide, was named winner of the 2014 Lillywhite Award. The award, which honors people who have made contributions to...

January 26, 2015
Del Rey founder finding rough road after fast start

Del Rey founder finding rough road after fast start

Paul Hechmer was a star international equity portfolio manager at Tradewinds Global Investors. But that star has burned out since he launched his own shop — del Rey Global Investors LLC.

January 26, 2015

ESG strategies largely absent from ETF landscape

As the integration of passive strategies into institutional portfolios accelerates, another unequivocal trend — the consideration of environmental, social and governance factors in investment...

January 26, 2015

Real estate managers, investors turning to secondary markets — conference panel

Real estate money managers are looking to cities and regions they wouldn't have considered 12 months ago, said panelists speaking at IMN's 12th Annual Winter Forum on Real Estate Opportunity &...

January 23, 2015 | 04:19 pm

Northern Trust: Managers overwhelmingly predict higher global market volatility

Money managers remain positive on U.S. economic and corporate growth but predict higher global market volatility in the first half of 2015, Northern Trust Corp.'s quarterly investment manager survey...

January 23, 2015 | 04:05 pm