Vendor Technology: Fair To Middling

Our readers have spoken, and their message is loud
and clear: Defined contribution vendors are not delivering
adequate technology to their plan sponsor

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LTCM: One bad apple?

Why many institutional investors were unbruised by the hedge fund brouhaha
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Public Fund Salaries Remain Skimpy

Pay levels are inching up, but most government salaries make it tough to hire top investment people for internally-run funds
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Do It By The Book

CALPERS' broad resolutions against pay-to-play were struck down by a superior court judge who ruled that the pensions giant did not go through proper channels
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Thanks But No Thanks

A group of public pension funds opposes mandatory Social Security coverage of state and local government employees
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Taking An Active Role

An overweighting of large cap superstars in equity indexes has soured some on passive investing. Will more funds follow?
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The Manager Switch

Liquidating a portfolio is always a headache, but planning ahead can help
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When HMOs Skip Out

Employer premiums are expected to rise as managed Medicare HMOs quit insuring retirees in rural areas and other parts of the US
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Not Just For Traders Anymore

Plan sponsors require better technology and a more standardized methodology to help them thoughly embrace risk measurement and risk management
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Jane Davis

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