Institutional Investor: RSS Feed Plus - Linkedin Pulsehttp://www.institutionalinvestor.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2416©2017 Institutional Investor60Institutional Investor: RSS Feed Plus - Linkedin PulseIFC, Amundi Tap Emerging Markets For Latest Green Bond FundThe bank has partnered with Amundi to create the largest-ever green bond fund dedicated to emerging markets, a $2 billion initiative.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/3711532/asset-management-hedge-funds-and-alternatives/ifc-amundi-tap-emerging-markets-for-latest-green-bond-fund.htmlFri, 21 Apr 2017 20:03:00 GMTThe Tyranny of ConsultingFund managers compete for attention as fees fall under scrutiny. http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/3711529/investors-registered-investment-advisers/the-tyranny-of-consulting.htmlFri, 21 Apr 2017 19:09:00 GMTThe Key to Saving Is Gambling. Seriously.Why do we seem to gamble our most precious — and often our last — dollars for a small chance to win big?http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/blogarticle/3711090/the-key-to-saving-is-gambling-seriously/investors-pensions.htmlFri, 21 Apr 2017 06:00:00 GMTProtesters Rally Outside TIAA in New York to Stop its Farmland Deals Activist groups object to TIAA’s $8 billion investment in farmland in the U.S., Brazil and Australia.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/3711104/investors-pensions/protesters-rally-outside-tiaa-in-new-york-to-stop-its-farmland-deals.htmlThu, 20 Apr 2017 22:51:00 GMTHedge Fund Flows Rebound After Miserable 2016The industry is achieving higher performance — with a few outliers even reporting three-digit returns — and investors are coming back.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/3711079/asset-management-hedge-funds-and-alternatives/hedge-fund-flows-rebound-after-miserable-2016.htmlThu, 20 Apr 2017 21:06:00 GMTMutual Funds Hedge Bets as Poll Shows Narrow French Election 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.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/3711089/banking-and-capital-markets-emerging-markets/mutual-funds-hedge-bets-as-poll-shows-narrow-french-election.htmlThu, 20 Apr 2017 20:50:00 GMTPaulson, Hemorrhaging Assets, Looks to RebuildThe asset manager, who shot to fame betting against subprime, has struggled in recent years amid performance woes and asset declines.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/3711087/asset-management-hedge-funds-and-alternatives/paulson-hemorrhaging-assets-looks-to-rebuild.htmlThu, 20 Apr 2017 20:46:00 GMTWhy Endowments and Foundations Should Invest in ‘Bad’ Companies Allocating to firms whose activities run counter to an organization’s mission can serve as a “mission hedge,” according to Federal Reserve research.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/3710734/investors-endowments-and-foundations/why-endowments-and-foundations-should-invest-in-bad-companies.htmlWed, 19 Apr 2017 22:09:00 GMTHoward Marks Says This May Be the Next Systemic RiskThe 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.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/3710716/asset-management-equities/howard-marks-says-this-may-be-the-next-systemic-risk.htmlWed, 19 Apr 2017 19:18:00 GMTPrivate Equity Tries to Break the 401(k) BarrierPrivate equity firms are working hard to convince gatekeepers to let them enter the lucrative 401(k) market. http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/3710688/asset-management-equities/private-equity-tries-to-break-the-401k-barrier.htmlWed, 19 Apr 2017 16:16:00 GMT