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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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Toronto Dominion Bank Has $128,000 Stock Position in Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEK)   
September 26, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Toronto Dominion Bank lifted its holdings in shares of Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEK) by 136.8% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,
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Toronto Dominion Bank Sells 6,862 Shares of RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ)   
September 26, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Toronto Dominion Bank lessened its holdings in shares of RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) by 15.1% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
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Cowen: Railcar Demand Recovery in 2021   
September 26, 2020
Source: Railway Age - Management is currently in talks with the Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA), which owns the Shoals facility and leases it to the company. RAIL is likely to provide some information about lease cancelation charges in the coming...
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Washoe school district settles lawsuit with former superintendent for $70,000   
September 26, 2020
Source: My News 4 - RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — The Washoe County School District Board of Trustees tonight voted 5-1 to settle a lawsuit with former Superintendent Traci Davis for a payment to Nevada Public ...
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Masco (NYSE:MAS) Stock Rating Lowered by TheStreet   
September 26, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - TheStreet downgraded shares of Masco (NYSE:MAS) from a b rating to a c+ rating in a research note released on Monday, TheStreetRatingsTable reports. A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on MAS.
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PNC Financial Services Group Inc. Buys 8,208 Shares of People’s United Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:PBCT)   
September 26, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its position in People’s United Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:PBCT) by 7.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Handelsbanken Fonder AB Buys Shares of 24,048 Jabil Inc (NYSE:JBL)   
September 26, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Handelsbanken Fonder AB bought a new stake in shares of Jabil Inc (NYSE:JBL) in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund bought 24,048 shares of the technology company’s stock,
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Two Sigma Advisers LP Has $5.53 Million Stock Position in SunPower Co. (NASDAQ:SPWR)   
September 26, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Two Sigma Advisers LP decreased its position in SunPower Co. (NASDAQ:SPWR) by 19.2% in the 2nd quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 722,090 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock...
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Two Sigma Advisers LP Has $6.81 Million Stock Position in Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC)   
September 26, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Two Sigma Advisers LP decreased its holdings in Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC) by 3.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 156,
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Improving Diagnostic Devices Expand Patient Monitoring Capabilities   
September 26, 2020
Source: MarketWatch - For instance, IoT is increasingly being used in healthcare to promote active patient engagement and patient-centric service delivery through advanced devices that are constantly connected with each other.
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Toronto Dominion Bank Has $272,000 Stake in Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SVC)   
September 26, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Toronto Dominion Bank lowered its stake in shares of Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SVC) by 12.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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CytomX Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CTMX) Cut to Neutral at Guggenheim   
September 26, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Guggenheim cut shares of CytomX Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CTMX) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning, Benzinga reports. CTMX has been the topic of several other research...
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Shoreline Adult Ed to Offer Virtual Retirement Planning Classes   
September 26, 2020
Source: Patch - One of your neighbors posted in Community Corner. Click through to read what they have to say. (The views expressed in this post are the author’s own.)
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Alliant Energy (NYSE:LNT) Downgraded by Barclays   
September 26, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Barclays downgraded shares of Alliant Energy (NYSE:LNT) from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating in a research note released on Monday morning, Benzinga reports. The brokerage currently has $56.
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Connecticut Money: The RV retirement dream: A reality check   
September 26, 2020
Source: StamfordAdvocate - If you have thought about buying an RV, or recreational vehicle, there are cons to consider alongside the better-known pros.
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Tag: South Dakota Retirement System   
September 26, 2020
Source: Ai-cio.com - The fully funded pension program has a strict policy of staying that way, but the inflation adjustment currently can go no lower than 0.5%.
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Sen. Ralph Shortey remains eligible for state pension despite legal troubles   
September 26, 2020
Source: Tulsa World - “It doesn’t just have to be any felony,” said Dessa Baker-Inman, general counsel for the Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System. “It just has to be a felony of these types.
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Meketa urges Kansas PERS to focus on non-core real estate   
September 26, 2020
Source: IPE - Meketa Investment Group, Kansas Public Employees Retirement System’s (PERS) real estate consultant has called on the pension fund to focus more on non-core real estate investment in the interim. For this year,
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Letters on Merrick’s offensive remarks, same-sex marriage, Keystone pipeline   
September 26, 2020
Source: Wichita Eagle - As a lifelong Republican and a retired Kansas Public Employees Retirement System employee, I am amazed at the lack of regard for my years of public service by my elected officials. Merrick ...
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NM Retiree Health Care Authority Appoints New Director   
September 26, 2020
Source: Albuquerque Journal - Tyndall replaces Wayne Propst, who left the Retiree Health Care Authority earlier this year to take the job of executive director of the New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association.
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Pandemic’s Toll on Public Pension Plans   
September 26, 2020
Source: RealClearPolitics - Battered by the coronavirus pandemic and low interest rates, public pension plans are headed for a record shortfall, posing risks to the living standards of millions of employees and retirees ...
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CalSTRS CIO Ailman Says Economy Worse Than Statistics Show   
September 26, 2020
Source: Bloomberg - Christopher Ailman, chief investment officer of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), expects to see a choppy market as the U.S. economy emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic. He speaks during an...
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2020 PLANSPONSOR National Conference   
September 26, 2020
Source: Plan - Whether you are new as a retirement plan sponsor or have years of experience, whether you work on the finance, treasury or human resource (HR) side of the plan, and whether your workforce has been hit hard by the events of this...
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Brokerages Anticipate Cousins Properties Inc (NYSE:CUZ) Will Announce Earnings of $0.67 Per Share   
September 26, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Wall Street analysts expect Cousins Properties Inc (NYSE:CUZ) to post $0.67 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have issued estimates for Cousins Properties’...
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A billionaire could lose LACMA board seat over his prison phone investment   
September 26, 2020
Source: Yahoo! News - The campaign prompted the Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System to opt out, but it did not prevent Platinum from raising $10 billion last year — $2 billion over its target and its biggest fund yet. Prison...
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New Investment Restrictions Coming for CalPERS CIO   
September 26, 2020
Source: Ai-cio.com - The resignation of CalPERS CIO Ben Meng on ethics charges revolving around his investments spurred board to review new restrictions. The board of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) is ready to...
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MassMutual sale of retirement business impacts 2,000 workers, mostly in Enfield   
September 26, 2020
Source: MSN - SPRINGFIELD — MassMutual’s decision to sell its retirement plan business will impact 2,000 employees, most of them working at MassMutual’s offices in Enfield, Connecticut, the company said.
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CalPERS names private equity investment director   
September 25, 2020
Source: Pensions&Investments - Yup Kim was named investment director of private equity at CalPERS, a news release said Thursday. He will replace Sarah Corr, who was promoted to managing investment director, real assets, in June, said CalPERS spokeswoman Megan...
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China ESG risk: the next unknown   
September 25, 2020
Source: top1000funds.com - One of the most important, upcoming challenges at CalSTRS is how the fund should evaluate Chinese investments from a human capital and environmental standpoint, says Chris Ailman, chief investment officer at the giant pension...
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TSLA Jun 2021 3500.000 call   
September 25, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - The Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund reduced investments in the three companies in the second quarter, and added to a position in Intel shares. One of people's biggest concerns when it ...
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Connecticut to move to Phase 3 in reopening plan   
September 25, 2020
Source: WTIC Hartford on MSN.com - Governor Lamont announced on Thursday afternoon that Connecticut will begin Phase 3 in its reopening plan. Lamont said the new Phase will begin on October 8. The new Phase will increase capacity across multiple gatherings,
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CalPERS CEO Marcie Frost on resignation of CIO Yu Ben Meng   
September 25, 2020
Source: CNBC - CalPERS CIO Yu Ben Meng resigned from his position in August amind concerns over a potential conflict of interest. California Public Employees' Retirement System is the nation's largest public pension fund,
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PSJ commissioners poised to approve final budget   
September 25, 2020
Source: The Star - The massaging has been completed and the final product is on the table. Port St. Joe commissioners will hold a final budget hearing on the 2020-2021 fiscal year budget 5:01 p.m. ET Tuesday in their meeting room on Garrison Ave.
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Kinzie Capital Partners Named North American Female Founded Firm of the Year   
September 25, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - PEWIN is an internationally recognized network of female leaders in the private equity sector. Each year, the North American Female Founded Firm of the Year award is presented to outstanding firms that manage third party capital...
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Connecticut treasurer joins with Ford Foundation on diversity effort   
September 25, 2020
Source: Pensions&Investments - Connecticut state Treasurer Shawn T. Wooden announced that his office is partnering with the Ford Foundation, to assemble a coalition of CEOs to advance racial and economic security and opportunity both within and outside of...
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Loan Note: Mubadala teams up with Barings; IFC refocuses on Asia distressed   
September 24, 2020
Source: privatedebtinvestor - Mubadala joins forces with Barings to add a second private credit platform. Plus, the IFC weighs into Asian distress and investor fears over a global economic slowdown. Here's today's brief for our valued subscribers only.
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PSE&G's $1 Billion New Jersey Energy Efficiency Plan Approved   
September 24, 2020
Source: U.S. News & World Report - (Reuters) - New Jersey regulators on Wednesday approved Public Service Electric and Gas Co's (PSE&G) plan to invest $1 ... fired generation in New Jersey, Connecticut, New York and Maryland ...
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Iowa pension buying big into illiquids, mulls insourcing   
September 24, 2020
Source: asianinvestor.net - The US state's biggest retirement fund has nearly trebled its target allocation to private credit and is adding private equity and real assets too. It is also eyeing other ways to boost returns.
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Digital Turbine (NASDAQ:APPS) Reaches New 12-Month High at $34.34   
September 24, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Digital Turbine Inc (NASDAQ:APPS)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $34.34 and last traded at $34.26, with a volume of 64978 shares traded.
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Florida’s Ash Williams on opportunities in a crisis   
September 24, 2020
Source: top1000funds.com - In this Fiduciary Investors Series podcast Amanda White talks to Ash Williams, the executive director and chief investment officer of the Florida State Board of Administration about managing a large institutional portfolio in a...
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Virginia Retirement allocates $1.36 billion   
September 24, 2020
Source: Pensions&Investments - Virginia Retirement System, Richmond, disclosed new manager hires and commitments totaling $1.36 billion in a transaction report included in Tuesday's board meeting materials. Within its credit strategies asset class,
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AO talk manager selection and data gap   
September 24, 2020
Source: top1000funds.com - Discussing how they integrate sustainability across their portfolios investors at New York State Common Fund, PKA, and TCorp, highlight the importance of manager selection and the challenge of the data gap.
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How CalPERS Plans to Pick Up the Pieces   
September 24, 2020
Source: Institutional Investor - Over the past three days, the CalPERS board and members of its staff convened digitally with the goal of moving forward following the sudden resignation of the retirement systems
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Voya Lands Washington State Retirement Record-Keeping Contract   
September 23, 2020
Source: WealthManagement.com - Voya Financial has been selected Washington State Department of Retirement Systems’ (DRS) new record-keeper, according to an announcement from the financial services provider. Having won the bid, Voya will be administering...
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Bryan City Council OKs additional funding for Travis Little League Fields project   
September 23, 2020
Source: The Eagle - At Tuesday’s meeting, Bryan City Council members voted to approve a $297,830 change order that brings the contract with CORE construction up to $5,925,830, compared to the original $5,628,000 agreemen
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CCSO 911 communication officers wanted; starting pay increased   
September 23, 2020
Source: Citrus County Chronicle Online - Jarrell’s first shift alone “on the floor” of the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office’s 911 Communications Center inside the Emergency Operations Center was July 4, 2020. Independence Day seemed somewhat...
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Madison County Commission notebook: Training center issues, buyouts and parks and rec retirement   
September 22, 2020
Source: The Jackson Sun - The Madison County Commission met Monday to discuss the West Tennessee Training Center and buyouts for longtime employees
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Continental board to look at superintendent's retirement, possible rehiring   
September 22, 2020
Source: Green Valley News - The Continental Elementary School District board will discuss Superintendent Roxana Rico's retirement at 6 p.m. tonight. #NABUR
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BMC Stock Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:BMCH) Receives $30.10 Average Price Target from Analysts   
September 22, 2020
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Shares of BMC Stock Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:BMCH) have received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the fifteen analysts that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Five research analysts have rated the stock...
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FedEx defines COVID-19 impact, strategy of segment collaboration   
September 22, 2020
Source: The Business Journals - The COVID-19 infection rate for FedEx's workforce has been about 1.7%. Given that FedEx has more than 500,000 employees worldwide, that puts the number of positive cases companywide at around 8,500.
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