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Retirement educational group rolls with the Stones for 2019 tour
A non-profit group looking to educate Americans on the beast of burden that is saving for retirement is touring with the Rolling Stones.
Empower's latest social media push targets Gen Z

Reaching out

Reaching out

Empower is using animated videos on Snapchat to teach Generation Z the importance of saving for retirement.
North Carolina supplemental plan throwing in holiday on fees

Take a break

Take a break

North Carolina is offering a fee holiday to public employees participating in supplemental retirement plans.
Students, U.S. reps become gamers in market challenge

Playing the market

Playing the market

Politics and investing literacy will intersect over the coming months during the 16th annual Stock Market Game Capitol Hill Challenge.
ILPA, Cambridge push for switch to gender-neutral 'key person'

Words matter

Words matter

The Institutional Limited Partners Association and Cambridge Associates are spearheading a switch to gender-neutral "key person" phrasing.
Animal imagery finds its way into some ERISA case rulings

REGULATION

REGULATION

Some judges inject their ERISA decisions with colorful analogies.
MSCI gets inspired by movies and books for its ESG themes

Lights, camera, action

Lights, camera, action

MSCI has turned to characters from movies and books to help explain its ESG themes for this year.
Award-winning paper uses EDGAR IP data to track correlation to portfolio

REGULATION

REGULATION

Five authors win the Richard A. Crowell Prize for their paper "IQ from IP: Simplifying Search in Portfolio Choice."
Alabama fund becomes the sole owner of newspaper firm

PENSION FUNDS

PENSION FUNDS

The $37 billion Alabama Retirement Systems now owns a newspaper company.
Quebec fund aids journalism group with scholarships

PENSION FUNDS

PENSION FUNDS

Quebec pension manager puts its money behind budding journalists.
BAAM chairman and wife are sharing their art with the world

On display

On display

Hill Art Foundation to open first exhibition Jan. 28 in Chelsea with extensive artwork collection of J. Tomilson Hill and his wife, Janine.
State Street's 'Fearless Girl' stakes out new territory outside Wall Street's NYSE

GOVERNANCE

GOVERNANCE

Wall Street's "Fearless Girl" now faces the New York Stock Exchange after being moved by SSGA from her original spot.
Wait, wait, don't tell me ... IMF creates global economy quiz

Test your knowledge

Test your knowledge

Test your knowledge about the global economy by taking the International Monetary Fund's new quiz.
'The Office,' Norway style

SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUNDS

SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUNDS

Think "The Office," but with a $1 trillion problem. That's how Harald Zwart describes his sitcom that takes place at Norway's wealth fund.
AMG adds $20 million to Healey ALS center fundraising

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

Affiliated Managers Group provides $20 million in funding for new ALS center at Massachusetts General Hospital.