Institutional Investor: RSS Feed Plus - Linkedin Pulsehttp://www.institutionalinvestor.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2416©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. http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/Article/3412108/Daily-Agenda-Markets-React-to-Feds-Upbeat-Message.htmlFri, 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.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/Article/3411883/Currency-Hedged-ETFs-Gain-Traction-with-Investors.htmlThu, 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.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/Article/3411814/Golden-Era-of-Equity-Crowdfunding-Takes-ShapeSlowly.htmlThu, 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.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/Article/3411769/ERISA-Changes-Passed-as-Part-of-Controversial-Spending-Bill.htmlThu, 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.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/Article/3411700/The-Daily-Agenda-Cheap-Oil-Cuba-and-Hopes-for-a-Santa-Claus-Rally.htmlThu, 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.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/Article/3411499/The-Future-of-Bitcoin-Is-Not-Bitcoin.htmlThu, 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.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/Article/3411474/Key-Takeaways-from-the-December-FOMC-Meeting.htmlWed, 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.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/Article/3411100/Regulators-Push-US-Insurers-on-Climate-Change-Risk.htmlWed, 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.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/Article/3411094/Target-Date-Funds-Make-Real-Estate-a-Viable-Option-for-DC-Plans.htmlWed, 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.http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/Article/3411427/In-Japan-Election-Abe-Victory-Not-Quite-a-Referendum-on-Abenomics.htmlWed, 17 Dec 2014 16:39:00 GMT