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Listed below are the 50 most recent news articles about United States Pension Funds, continuously gathered from around the globe by the Institute.  The flow of news involved United States Pension Funds in general as well as the activities of specific United States Pension Funds and their investments. Archives are available in this content silo (which are permanently maintained).

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Analysts Offer Predictions for Apple Hospitality REIT Inc’s Q2 2020 Earnings (NYSE:APLE)   
April 05, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Finally, Utah Retirement Systems grew its position in Apple Hospitality REIT by 1.8% during the 4th quarter. Utah Retirement Systems now owns 68,199 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $1,108,000 after...
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Mason Street Advisors LLC Buys 473 Shares of Neogen Co. (NASDAQ:NEOG)   
April 04, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Finally, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan increased its position in Neogen by 2.1% during the fourth quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 16,030 shares of the company’s stock...
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Investors Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD)   
April 04, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan lifted its position in Walker & Dunlop by 2.7% in the 4th quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 8,750 shares of the financial services...
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Retirees returning to fill in for sick Clark County firefighters   
April 04, 2020
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal - But employees on the front line, he added, were clearly the most at risk of exposure. Things to consider There are certain restrictions on reemployment within the Nevada Public Employees’ Retirement System that must be...
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Retirees could return to fill in for sick Clark County firefighters   
April 04, 2020
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal - But employees on the front line, he added, were clearly the most at risk of exposure. Things to consider There are certain restrictions on reemployment within the Nevada Public Employees’ Retirement System that must be...
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Victory Capital Management Inc. Grows Holdings in Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLAB)   
April 04, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund raised its position in Mesa Laboratories by 6.7% during the 4th quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 1,600 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock...
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Franklin Covey Co. to Post Q4 2020 Earnings of $0.47 Per Share, B. Riley Forecasts (NYSE:FC)   
April 04, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of FC. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund bought a new stake in Franklin Covey in the fourth quarter worth $23,277,000. Board of...
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Retirement Benefits   
April 04, 2020
Source: Ualr.edu - UA Little Rock employees on half time (50%) or greater appointment are eligible for retirement benefits under the University ... the alternative coverage offered by the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System (APERS). The...
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CalPERS Seeks to Hire Deputy CIO for Growth Assets   
April 04, 2020
Source: Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute - The California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) is moving forward on its plan to further segment its massive investment portfolio by recruiting a deputy CIO for its growth assets portfolio. This portfolio pertains to...
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KPERS hits record unfunded actuarial liability of $8.3 billion   
April 04, 2020
Source: Lawrence Journal-World - The Kansas Public Employees Retirement System had a record unfunded actuarial liability of $8.3 billion as of Dec. 31, 2008 — the day officials took a snapshot of the system. That represents a $ ...
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Optometrists can use telehealth amid COVID-19   
April 04, 2020
Source: KELOLAND News - The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has temporarily relaxed rules because of COVID-19, including letting optometrists see patients through telehealth
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SS&C Extends Retirement Solutions Leadership with Appointment of General Manager   
April 04, 2020
Source: WFMZ-TV - SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC) today announced that Kevin Rafferty has been named General Manager, SS&C Retirement Solutions. As General Manager, Kevin
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Lead scientist working on COVID-19 treatments   
April 04, 2020
Source: Black Hills Pioneer - EDITOR's NOTE: This story has been updated. LEAD — A Lead resident is one of many scientists who are actively working to develop a treatment and vaccine for the COVID-19 virus. John Andrews has a doctorate. in virology,...
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Silverline Endustri ve Ticaret A.S.   
April 04, 2020
Source: Barron's - Stocks: Real-time U.S. stock quotes reflect trades reported through Nasdaq only; comprehensive quotes and volume reflect trading in all markets and are delayed at least 15 minutes. International ...
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Insight Venture Partners closes latest fund at $9.5 billion   
April 04, 2020
Source: Pensions&Investments - The previous fund, Insight Venture Partners X, closed at $6.3 billion in 2018. Investors in Fund XI include: The $225.9 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund, Albany. The $141.8 billion Washington State Investment Board,...
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Oklahoma Employees sticks with Cavanaugh Macdonald Consulting   
April 04, 2020
Source: Pensions&Investments - Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System, Oklahoma City, rehired Cavanaugh Macdonald Consulting as actuarial consultant, said Joseph A. Fox, executive director, in an email. The retirement system issued an RFP in November...
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Nursing home CEO: Lamont botched nursing home coronavirus plan   
April 04, 2020
Source: NewsTimes Danbury - “He blurted it out, got the facilities and the families all excited, and blew the deal,” said Paul Liistro, CEO of Manchester Manor and Vernon Manor nursing homes, and a continuing care retirement ... The plan is part...
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ABIOMED, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABMD) Shares Sold by Guggenheim Capital LLC   
April 04, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Utah Retirement Systems lifted its holdings in ABIOMED by 1.2% in the 4th quarter. Utah Retirement Systems now owns 8,520 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock valued at $1,453,000 after purchasing an additional...
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Invesco Real Estate raises initial $500m for Asia value-add fund   
April 04, 2020
Source: IPE - Its early investors include the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, which invested $100m, and Maine Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) with $30m. It is thought that the fund, which has a $750m hard cap target, secured...
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South Dakota Retirement System trustees are asked to look at changes, such as a 0% COLA   
April 03, 2020
Source: KELOLAND News - Significant revisions could be coming to keep solvent South Dakota’s public pension system that covers state government as well as many local governments and
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Victory Capital Management Inc. Increases Stake in Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPBI)   
April 03, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Sciencast Management LP bought a new position in Pacific Premier Bancorp in the 4th quarter worth $401,000. Finally, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan lifted its position in shares of Pacific Premier Bancorp by...
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KPERS studies increase in retirement age   
April 03, 2020
Source: Lawrence Journal-World - Topeka' Public employees would be unable to retire with full benefits until age 65 under a proposal being considered by the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System. Glenn Deck, executive ...
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South Dakota will get a big CARES boost   
April 03, 2020
Source: KELOLAND News - The CARES Act that Congress recently approved for combating disruption from COVID-19 will mean a $1.25 billion shot in the arm for South Dakota.
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Governing board approves 5% raises in Gilbert Public Schools   
April 03, 2020
Source: Community Impact Newspaper - Betz said nondiscretionary budget spending increases, for items such as higher medical insurance premiums or additional Arizona State Retirement System contributions, are estimated to amount to $1.33 million. Betz noted that the...
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Jane Street Group LLC Takes $608,000 Position in Seaboard Corp (NYSEAMERICAN:SEB)   
April 03, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 20 shares of the company’s stock worth $85,000 after buying an additional 3 shares in the last quarter. Finally, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System raised its holdings...
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CalPERS adds $375m to emerging manager programme   
April 03, 2020
Source: IPE - California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) has approved a new $375m (€342.2m) allocation to its real estate emerging manager program. The $355.6bn pension fund said the capital will be placed in the Canyon...
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DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main Trims Stock Position in Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI)   
April 02, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Louisiana State Employees Retirement System grew its stake in shares of Motorola Solutions by 1.3% during the 4th quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 8,100 shares of the communications equipment...
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Renaissance Technologies LLC Reduces Stock Position in American States Water Co (NYSE:AWR)   
April 02, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - FMR LLC now owns 4,028 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $349,000 after purchasing an additional 183 shares during the period. Finally, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan increased its holdings...
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Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc (NYSE:SHO) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest   
April 02, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Company insiders own 1.20% of the company’s stock. Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Utah Retirement Systems increased its holdings in shares of Sunstone Hotel Investors by 4.8% in the 4th...
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Nordson (NASDAQ:NDSN) Raised to “Hold” at BidaskClub   
April 02, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan raised its position in Nordson by 1.1% during the fourth quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 9,490 shares of the industrial products...
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Alliancebernstein L.P. Reduces Stock Holdings in Armada Hoffler Properties Inc (NYSE:AHH)   
April 02, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund boosted its holdings in shares of Armada Hoffler Properties by 7.0% in the 4th quarter. Oregon Public Employees ...
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Advisor Group Inc. Sells 754 Shares of Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM)   
April 02, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Louisiana State Employees Retirement System raised its stake in shares of Sanderson Farms by 2.1% during the fourth quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 4,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at...
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Iowa Public Employees gets new CEO   
April 02, 2020
Source: Pensions&Investments - Gregory Samorajski was named CEO of Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System, said a news release issued by Gov. Kim Reynolds. Effective May 1, he replaces Donna M. Mueller, who will retire. Mr. Samorajski will head up the $34...
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Ares sells stake to Japan’s SMBC   
April 02, 2020
Source: privatedebtinvestor - As well as private debt, Ares invests in real estate and private equity. Among its latest funds in market, Ares Corporate Opportunities Fund VI obtained a $50 million commitment from Kansas Public Employees Retirement System,...
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Solaredge Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:SEDG) Shares Bought by Bank of New York Mellon Corp   
April 02, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Tradewinds Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in Solaredge Technologies during the fourth quarter worth approximately $27,000. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund boosted its holdings in Solaredge Technologies by 1.7%...
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No live audiences, no gigs, no exhibits: Connecticut artists share how they’re dealing with loss of income due to coronavirus   
April 02, 2020
Source: Hartford Courant - It isn’t just large and small arts institutions that are suffering as a result of the closure of gathering places. Artists nationwide have seen their already-low, already-unpredictable incomes vanish.
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Colleges say lawmakers left them poorly positioned to handle coronavirus impacts   
April 02, 2020
Source: Florida Politics - He says they asked for $18.6 million to replenish the risk management consortium because deductibles from hurricanes Irma, Michael and Matthew severely strained their budgets. He adds that they also owe $18.7 million to the...
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State Sen. Blake to introduce pension reform   
April 02, 2020
Source: The Scranton Times-Tribune - The changes would shift risk away from taxpayers and would affect both the Public School Employees’ Retirement System and the Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System. “If we’re ...
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Connecticut seeks managers of emerging managers for equity, fixed income   
April 02, 2020
Source: Pensions&Investments - Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds, Hartford, is searching for managers of emerging managers to provide services for the global equity and global fixed-income asset classes. The $37 billion pension fund issued an RFP...
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Captrust Financial Advisors Takes Position in Fidelity National Financial Inc (NYSE:FNF)   
April 01, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Utah Retirement Systems raised its holdings in Fidelity National Financial by 0.6% in the 4th quarter. Utah Retirement Systems now owns 50,375 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,285,000 after...
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Raymond James & Associates Sells 167 Shares of Life Storage Inc (NYSE:LSI)   
April 01, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Highstreet Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Life Storage during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $354,000. Utah Retirement Systems boosted its position in Life Storage by 1.8% in the fourth...
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Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. Trims Position in WEX Inc (NYSE:WEX)   
April 01, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan lifted its stake in shares of WEX by 1.1% during the 4th quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 8,030 shares of the business services provider’s...
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Victory Capital Management Inc. Acquires 7,736 Shares of Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG)   
April 01, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund grew its holdings in Encore Capital Group by 7.8% during the fourth quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 11,117 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at...
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Point72 Asset Management L.P. Has $4.25 Million Stock Holdings in Realty Income Corp (NYSE:O)   
April 01, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Louisiana State Employees Retirement System increased its holdings in shares of Realty Income by 1.3% during the fourth quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 15,500 shares of the real estate investment...
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Q1 2020 EPS Estimates for Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. Cut by Analyst (NASDAQ:MPWR)   
April 01, 2020
Source: modernreaders.com - Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan grew its holdings in shares of Monolithic Power Systems by 1.1% in the 4th quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 7,460 shares of the semiconductor ...
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PRA Health Sciences Inc Forecasted to Post Q1 2020 Earnings of $0.89 Per Share (NASDAQ:PRAH)   
April 01, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan grew its position in PRA Health Sciences by 1.1% during the fourth quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 11,650 shares of the medical research...
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Cantor Fitzgerald Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for IHS Markit Ltd (NYSE:INFO)   
April 01, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Nomura Holdings Inc. purchased a new stake in IHS Markit during the 3rd quarter worth about $1,550,000. Utah Retirement Systems increased its position in IHS Markit by 0.4% during the 4th quarter. Utah Retirement Systems now owns...
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IPERS trust fund buffeted by volatile investment market   
April 01, 2020
Source: The Gazette - The Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System trust fund had an estimated value of $36 billion on Feb. 14, but that portfolio dipped roughly $6.4 billion on March 20 before working its way back to the current $31.5 billion...
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Strongsville Service Director Joe Walker to receive raises while double-dipping in retirement   
April 01, 2020
Source: Cleveland.com on MSN.com - As for his pension, the amounts given to individual retirees by the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System are not public records. Walker told cleveland.com last week that by collecting a pension from OPERS, he is only receiving...
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Federal judge rules state can’t halt abortions under coronavirus orders: Capitol Letter   
April 01, 2020
Source: The Plain Dealer Cleveland on MSN.com - 2. Keller reported investments including mutual funds with NYLIAC and Ohio Deferred Compensation, a trust through PNC, retirement funds through NY Life and the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System and money market funds from...
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