Ashby Monk • April 21, 2017
Why do we seem to gamble our most precious — and often our last — dollars for a small chance to win big?
Alicia McElhaney • April 20, 2017
Activist groups object to TIAA’s $8 billion investment in farmland in the U.S., Brazil and Australia.
Staff • April 20, 2017
The industry is achieving higher performance — with a few outliers even reporting three-digit returns — and investors are coming back.
Joe McGrath • April 20, 2017
Four candidates, including far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, are in contention for the first round of the French presidential election, triggering a rush of insurance bets at investment firms.
Stephen Taub • April 20, 2017
The asset manager, who shot to fame betting against subprime, has struggled in recent years amid performance woes and asset declines.
Staff • April 19, 2017
Allocating to firms whose activities run counter to an organization’s mission can serve as a “mission hedge,” according to Federal Reserve research.
Julie Segal • April 19, 2017
The co-chairman of Oaktree writes in his latest memo that while subscription lines to private equity and other funds aren’t exactly leverage, they can still pose big risks to the banking system.
Frances Denmark • April 19, 2017
Private equity firms are working hard to convince gatekeepers to let them enter the lucrative 401(k) market.
Julie Segal • April 18, 2017
Formulaic factor-based funds’ approach to value investing falls short.
Sheila Dang • April 18, 2017
Institutional investors in Asia, particularly sovereign wealth funds, have been doing more co-investment deals in search of returns.
Vitaliy Katsenelson • April 18, 2017
How to stay prudent when the market is partying like it’s (precrash) 1999.
Staff • April 18, 2017
Patrick Groenendijk, who left Northern Trust last month, will return to an asset-owning role at Shell Asset Management Company.
Alicia McElhaney • April 17, 2017
The review stems from efforts to cut fund administration costs, particularly those tied to rising private equity fees.
Staff • April 17, 2017
Investment fees and plan costs are a top concern for defined contribution plan sponsors, according to PIMCO’s annual consultant survey.
Michael Kimelman • April 17, 2017
Michael Kimelman was convicted of insider trading, inextricably tied to the infamous Raj Rajaratnam. He went to jail. Now he tells his story.
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