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Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL Trims Stock Position in Community Healthcare Trust Incorporated (NYSE:CHCT)   
July 07, 2022
Source: Defense World - Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL reduced its stake in shares of Community Healthcare Trust Incorporated (NYSE:CHCT – Get Rating) by 2.2% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with...
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Judge: Stockton can reject CalPERS contract to pay creditors   
July 07, 2022
Source: KCRA - If the plan is approved by Klein, his ruling on treating pension payments like other debts would have no practical effect, CalPERS attorney Michael Gearin told reporters.Stockton can afford to pay ...
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State of Alaska Department of Revenue Reduces Stock Holdings in e.l.f. Beauty, Inc. (NYSE:ELF)   
July 07, 2022
Source: Defense World - State of Alaska Department of Revenue reduced its position in e.l.f. Beauty, Inc. (NYSE:ELF – Get Rating) by 1.6% in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 33,352 shares of the company’s stock...
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Singular Genomics Systems (NASDAQ:OMIC) Trading 5.2% Higher   
July 06, 2022
Source: Defense World - Singular Genomics Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMIC – Get Rating) shares were up 5.2% on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $4.23 and last traded at $4.23. Approximately 251,111 shares were traded during trading,
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Retirement Systems of Alabama Has $10.71 Million Position in Paylocity Holding Co. (NASDAQ:PCTY)   
July 05, 2022
Source: Defense World - Retirement Systems of Alabama grew its stake in shares of Paylocity Holding Co. (NASDAQ:PCTY – Get Rating) by 0.4% in the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 52,
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Lindbrook Capital LLC Sells 1,509 Shares of Celsius Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CELH)   
July 05, 2022
Source: Defense World - Lindbrook Capital LLC reduced its stake in shares of Celsius Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CELH – Get Rating) by 67.5% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 727 shares of the...
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Short Interest in Torrid Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CURV) Grows By 27.9%   
July 04, 2022
Source: Defense World - Torrid Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CURV – Get Rating) saw a large increase in short interest in June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,520,000 shares, an increase of 27.9% from the May 31st total of 1,
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8,135 Shares in Box, Inc. (NYSE:BOX) Purchased by Pinnacle Wealth Planning Services Inc.   
July 04, 2022
Source: Defense World - Pinnacle Wealth Planning Services Inc. bought a new position in Box, Inc. (NYSE:BOX – Get Rating) during the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund bought 8,135 shares of the software maker’s stock,
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Theravance Biopharma (NASDAQ:TBPH) Shares Up 8.4%   
July 03, 2022
Source: Defense World - New York State Common Retirement Fund raised its stake in shares of Theravance Biopharma by 23.7% in the 4th quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 35,806 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock...
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Spire Wealth Management Sells 3,828 Shares of Centene Co. (NYSE:CNC)   
July 03, 2022
Source: Defense World - Spire Wealth Management lowered its stake in Centene Co. (NYSE:CNC – Get Rating) by 48.8% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
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Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ) Shares Acquired by IFM Investors Pty Ltd   
July 02, 2022
Source: Defense World - IFM Investors Pty Ltd lifted its stake in shares of Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ – Get Rating) by 25.9% in the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 68,580 shares of the asset manager’s...
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Invesco (NYSE:IVZ) Price Target Cut to $17.00   
July 02, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. New York State Common Retirement Fund increased its position in Invesco by 2.8% during the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns ...
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HC Wainwright Begins Coverage on Theseus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:THRX)   
July 02, 2022
Source: Defense World - Equities research analysts at HC Wainwright initiated coverage on shares of Theseus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:THRX – Get Rating) in a report released on Thursday, MarketBeat.com reports. The firm set a “buy”...
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Zendesk (NYSE:ZEN) Cut to Hold at Craig Hallum   
July 01, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. New York State Common Retirement Fund increased its stake in shares of Zendesk by 1.3% in the fourth quarter. New York State Common...
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AvidXchange (NASDAQ:AVDX) Shares Gap Down to $6.64   
July 01, 2022
Source: Defense World - Shares of AvidXchange Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVDX – Get Rating) gapped down prior to trading on Wednesday . The stock had previously closed at 6.64, but opened at 6.42. AvidXchange shares last traded at 6.
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PFG Advisors Makes New Investment in Tenaris S.A. (NYSE:TS)   
July 01, 2022
Source: Defense World - PFG Advisors bought a new position in Tenaris S.A. (NYSE:TS – Get Rating) in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 8,
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Ben & Jerry's owner sells its Israeli business   
July 01, 2022
Source: Washington Examiner - The owner of Ben & Jerry's has deserted its Israeli business a year after the ice cream company said it would discontinue sales in portions of Israel.
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NYSCRF makes $100m commitment to BIG Real Estate Fund II   
July 01, 2022
Source: IPE - New York State Common Retirement Fund (NYSCRF) has made a $100m (€96m) commitment to BIG Real Estate Fund II a US real estate debt fund managed by Basis Investment Group. “We have graduated the manager from being an...
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Viewpoint: Claremont’s pension debt crisis is real   
July 01, 2022
Source: Claremont Courier - In last week’s COURIER, former mayor Larry Schroeder tried to explain how Claremont’s large CALPERS pension debt will be paid in full by the year 2045.
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CalSTRS backs climate, human rights proposals this proxy season   
June 30, 2022
Source: Pensions&Investments - CalSTRS voted on 1,033 shareholder proposals in the 2022 proxy season, with almost 100 proposals receiving more than 50% support from shareholders.
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Thomas Gordon Welch Acquires 35,000 Shares of Meta Materials Inc. (NASDAQ:MMAT) Stock   
June 30, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - Meta Materials Inc. (NASDAQ:MMAT – Get Rating) major shareholder Thomas Gordon Welch purchased 35,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, June 24th. The shares were bought at an average price of...
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AE Wealth Management LLC Acquires 7,040 Shares of Kimberly-Clark Co. (NYSE:KMB)   
June 30, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - AE Wealth Management LLC grew its holdings in Kimberly-Clark Co. (NYSE:KMB – Get Rating) by 11.2% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Formula One Group (NASDAQ:FWONA) Major Shareholder Buys $50,000.00 in Stock   
June 30, 2022
Source: Defense World - Formula One Group (NASDAQ:FWONA – Get Rating) major shareholder Gamco Investors, Inc. Et Al bought 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, June 27th. The shares were bought at an average cost...
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US pension fund NYSCRF commits $405m to B Capital, and Israel's S Capital   
June 29, 2022
Source: dealstreetasia - In its May transaction report, NYSCRF disclosed that it committed $350 million to B Capital Group Global Growth III and $50 million to B Capital Group Ascent Fund II.
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CalPERS to Boost Allocation to Private Equity and Private Credit at the Expense of Global Equities   
June 29, 2022
Source: Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute - The California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) is changing its asset allocation, shifting capital toward private equity and private credit at the expense of global equities. In the first six months of 2022,
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California Assemblyman Kills Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill   
June 29, 2022
Source: DeSmog - The California legislature was close to passing a bill that would require the state’s two massive pension funds to divest from fossil fuels, but on June 21 the legislation was killed by one Democratic assemblyman who has...
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Analysis: Pension giant tells SEC stronger climate rules are “crucial”   
June 29, 2022
Source: Asia Asset Management - In an open letter to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and an accompanying statement, the largest educator-only pension fund in the world with US$314.8 billion of assets under management as of May 31,
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A guide to good governance for startups   
June 29, 2022
Source: wamda - Dr. Mussaad M. Al-Razouki is the chief investment and business development officer of Kuwait Life Sciences Company. He has over
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Outsourced Investment Firms Totaling Nearly $160 billion in Assets Under Advisement Adopt Lenox Park Solutions’ Diversity Tools   
June 29, 2022
Source: Yahoo Finance - Lenox Park Solutions, Inc. ("Lenox Park", or the "Company"), a leading collaboration and data analytics financial technology firm, has reported that OCIO firms totaling nearly $160 billion in assets under advisement are now using...
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State of Alaska Department of Revenue Sells 1,090 Shares of Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV)   
June 29, 2022
Source: Defense World - State of Alaska Department of Revenue lowered its position in Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV – Get Rating) by 2.8% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange...
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Vigil Neuroscience, Inc.’s Lock-Up Period To Expire on July 6th (NASDAQ:VIGL)   
June 29, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. New York State Common Retirement Fund purchased a new stake in Vigil Neuroscience during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $60,000....
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B. Riley Lowers PlayAGS (NYSE:AGS) Price Target to $16.00   
June 29, 2022
Source: Defense World - PlayAGS (NYSE:AGS – Get Rating) had its target price trimmed by B. Riley from $18.00 to $16.00 in a research report report published on Tuesday morning, The Fly reports. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.
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Pension Funds Plunge Into Riskier Bets—Just as Markets Are Struggling   
June 28, 2022
Source: Wall Street Journal - More public pension plans than ever are using leverage, investing borrowed money in an effort to earn higher returns and close big funding gaps. “They’re treading on very risky footing.”
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Monte Rosa Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GLUE) Stock Price Down 1.8%   
June 28, 2022
Source: Defense World - Monte Rosa Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUE – Get Rating) shares were down 1.8% during mid-day trading on Monday . The stock traded as low as $9.45 and last traded at $10.06. Approximately 136,542 shares changed hands during...
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State of Alaska Department of Revenue Has $5.57 Million Stock Holdings in Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN)   
June 28, 2022
Source: Defense World - State of Alaska Department of Revenue boosted its position in Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN – Get Rating) by 8.2% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC.
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Endo International plc (NASDAQ:ENDP) Receives $3.00 Consensus PT from Brokerages   
June 28, 2022
Source: ETF Daily News - New York State Common Retirement Fund lifted its stake in Endo International by 161.7% in the first quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 426,139 shares of the company’s stock worth $984,000 after...
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AAR Corp. (NYSE:AIR) Given Average Recommendation of “Moderate Buy” by Brokerages   
June 28, 2022
Source: Defense World - AAR Corp. (NYSE:AIR – Get Rating) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Moderate Buy” from the seven analysts that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two investment analysts have...
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CalPERS weighs incentives and benchmarks in battle for talent   
June 28, 2022
Source: top1000funds.com - As US public pension funds struggle to fill investment positions CalPERS' performance, compensation and talent management board committee meeting discussed compensation incentives and benchmarks, including a plan to introduce an...
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Atticus Wealth Management LLC Lowers Holdings in Kimberly-Clark Co. (NYSE:KMB)   
June 27, 2022
Source: Defense World - Atticus Wealth Management LLC trimmed its position in Kimberly-Clark Co. (NYSE:KMB – Get Rating) by 9.2% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange...
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'A cost-saving opportunity': $14M YWA loan to help Yuba County with CalPERS payment   
June 27, 2022
Source: Yahoo - In what was termed as a "significant savings" to the people and taxpayers of Yuba County, the Yuba Water Agency Board of Directors on Tuesday approved a loan that will help the county with its pension obligations.
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$23M Crannell Square project now ready   
June 27, 2022
Source: Westfaironline.com - Construction of Crannell Square, a $23 million 75-unit affordable housing project at 35 Catharine St. in Poughkeepsie, has been completed and applications to rent apartments were made available online at the project’s...
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FY2023 Earnings Forecast for First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) Issued By DA Davidson   
June 27, 2022
Source: Defense World - Investment analysts at DA Davidson lifted their FY2023 earnings estimates for shares of First Bancorp in a note issued to investors on Thursday, June 23rd. DA Davidson analyst K. Fitzsimmons now forecasts that the financial...
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Cytek Biosciences (NASDAQ:CTKB) Sees Unusually-High Trading Volume   
June 26, 2022
Source: Defense World - Cytek Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTKB – Get Rating) saw strong trading volume on Friday . 179,330 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 75% from the previous session’s volume of 720,
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Diversified Trust Co Invests $49,000 in Zevia PBC (NYSE:ZVIA)   
June 26, 2022
Source: Defense World - Diversified Trust Co bought a new position in Zevia PBC (NYSE:ZVIA – Get Rating) during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor bought 10,775 shares of the company’s stock,
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Arcellx (NASDAQ:ACLX) Shares Up 7% Following Insider Buying Activity   
June 25, 2022
Source: Defense World - Arcellx, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACLX – Get Rating) shot up 7% during mid-day trading on Friday after an insider bought additional shares in the company. The company traded as high as $19.42 and last traded at $17.
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Factbox: Broad U.S. support for abortion rights at odds with Supreme Court's restrictions   
June 25, 2022
Source: Reuters on MSN.com - The U.S. Supreme Court decision upending nearly a half century of legal protection for abortion rights is sharply at odds with public opinion in a country where a sizable majority of people support abortion rights.
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CalSTRS asks SEC to include Scope 3 emission disclosures in proposed rules   
June 25, 2022
Source: Pensions&Investments - CalSTRS wants the SEC to strengthen its proposed climate disclosure rules for public U.S. companies, it said in its formal comment.
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Agiliti (NYSE:AGTI) Shares Gap Down to $20.49   
June 25, 2022
Source: Defense World - Agiliti, Inc. (NYSE:AGTI – Get Rating) gapped down before the market opened on Thursday . The stock had previously closed at $20.49, but opened at $19.99. Agiliti shares last traded at $19.70, with a volume of 14,
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Five more companies will show political spending - New York's DiNapoli   
June 24, 2022
Source: Reuters - Five additional U.S.-based companies have agreed to disclose their political spending under agreements reached with the New York State Common Retirement Fund, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said on Thursday.
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AerCap Holdings (NYSE:AER) Shares Sold by Wedge Capital Management L L P NC   
June 24, 2022
Source: Defense World - Wedge Capital Management L L P NC lowered its position in AerCap Holdings (NYSE:AER – Get Rating) by 7.3% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 319,
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