Institutional Investor: RSS Feed Plus - Linkedin Pulse©2014 Institutional Investor60Institutional Investor: RSS Feed Plus - Linkedin PulseDaily Agenda: Markets React to Fed’s Upbeat MessageBank of Japan announces no changes in policy; Russia continues to try and prop up its financial sector., 19 Dec 2014 13:09:00 GMTCurrency Hedged ETFs Gain Traction with InvestorsManagers like Michael Jones, CIO of RiverFront Investment Group, are turning to these exchange-traded funds as the U.S. dollar strengthens., 18 Dec 2014 18:45:00 GMTGolden Era of Equity Crowdfunding Takes Shape — SlowlyThe JOBS Act–driven vision of mass retail participation in private company funding is becoming reality, but hurdles remain., 18 Dec 2014 17:11:00 GMTERISA Changes Passed as Part of Controversial Spending BillAn add-on to omnibus year-end congressional legislation will allow trustees to reduce benefits in multiemployer plans., 18 Dec 2014 15:16:00 GMTThe Daily Agenda: Cheap Oil, Cuba and Hopes for a Santa Claus RallyWhile emerging markets feel the impact of falling oil prices, investors are still hoping for a year-end rally in equities., 18 Dec 2014 13:29:00 GMTThe Future of Bitcoin Is Not Bitcoin Developers are rushing to find new financial applications for the blockchain technology underlying Bitcoin — while contending with the alternative currency’s past., 18 Dec 2014 06:00:00 GMTKey Takeaways from the December FOMC MeetingWhat to expect in U.S. monetary policy in 2015: softening U.S. economic expansion and inflation below Fed targets., 17 Dec 2014 19:34:00 GMTRegulators Push U.S. Insurers on Climate Change RiskInsurance companies face pressure to consider the potential impact of extreme weather on their policies and investments., 17 Dec 2014 18:00:00 GMTTarget-Date Funds Make Real Estate a Viable Option for DC PlansLiquidity and valuation concerns for real estate within savings plans are dwindling, paving the way to greater adoption., 17 Dec 2014 17:00:00 GMTIn Japan Election, Abe Victory Not Quite a Referendum on AbenomicsThe Japanese prime minister’s triumph in the snap election is more a sign of opposition weakness than an approval of his policies., 17 Dec 2014 16:39:00 GMT