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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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Employees Retirement System Of Georgia v. Pendergrass   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Employees Retirement System of Georgia (ERSGA)
Source: Law - This case arises from a suit filed by the Employees’ Retirement System of Georgia (“ERSGA”) against Susan A. Pendergrass based on Pendergrass’s allegedly improper acceptance of payments from ERSGA after...
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Minority firms lose stock fees   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Employees Retirement System of Georgia (ERSGA)
Source: The Business Journals - "The boards decided it was time to review the policy," said Daniel Ebersole, treasurer for the state of Georgia and a member of the board of trustees of both the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia (TRSGA) and the Employees...
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N.D. Blues to Issue Refunds of $26 Million on Regulators’ Approval   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System (NDPERS)
Source: Insurance Journal - Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota says its directors have voted to refund more than $26 million to policyholders if regulators approve ... those covered through the North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System and members...
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Building Dedicated to Former Mississippi House Speaker Ford   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) of Mississippi
Source: U.S. News & World Report - Ken Ford, son of late House Speaker Timothy Alan "Tim" Ford, expresses his family's gratitude for the honor of officially naming the Public Employees' Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) building after his father, during a...
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New Mexico Public Employees’ Retirement Association, Santa Fe, will...   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA)
Source: Pensions&Investments - New Mexico Public Employees’ Retirement Association, Santa Fe, will issue RFPs in the second quarter for two domestic equity index mandates, said Robert Gish, executive director for the $8.1 billion fund. Currently,...
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Boosts Position in InterXion Holding NV (INXN)   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
Source: dispatchtribunal.com - Complete the form below to receive the latest headlines and analysts' recommendations for InterXion with our free daily email newsletter: New York State Common Retirement Fund raised its holdings in InterXion Holding NV...
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77,900 Shares in Pure Storage Inc (PSTG) Acquired by MUFG Securities EMEA plc   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Florida Retirement System Pension Plan
Source: dispatchtribunal.com - State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System grew its stake in shares of Pure Storage by 3.7% during the 3rd quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 171,695 shares of the...
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Look to UAW plan to salvage state retiree health benefits   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: The Day - This brings us to the current outstanding state employee post-retirement health insurance obligation. (As of October of 2018, officially identified as Connecticut’s other ... VEBA trust plans are considered to be welfare...
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Comerica Bank Sells 20,611 Shares of WesBanco Inc (WSBC)   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Florida Retirement System Pension Plan
Source: dispatchtribunal.com - State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System raised its position in WesBanco by 17.3% during the third quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 39,847 shares of the financial...
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Carlyle Closes Latest Power Fund at $1.5B   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA)
Source: The Wall Street Journal - Investors in the new fund include Maine Public Employees Retirement System, which committed $50 million, and New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association, which committed $65 million, according to pension documents. TCG...
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Lowers Position in BlackBerry Ltd (BB)   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
Source: dispatchtribunal.com - Complete the form below to receive the latest headlines and analysts' recommendations for BlackBerry with our free daily email newsletter: New York State Common Retirement Fund lowered its stake in BlackBerry Ltd (NYSE:BB) by...
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Inequality In Retirement Is Getting Worse   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: Forbes - A new book from Boston University professor Deborah Carr, the editor-in-chief of Journal of Gerontology, provides a much-needed reality check on the nation’s plans for dealing with retirement ... living in Greenwich, ...
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Utah Retirement Systems returns 1.92% for 2015   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Utah Retirement Systems (URS)
Source: Pensions&Investments - Utah Retirement Systems, Salt Lake City, returned 1.92% in calendar year 2015, exceeding its benchmark return of 1.28%, but falling short of its 7.5% actuarially assumed rate of return, said URS’ recently released annual...
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And Now There Are 17 States Where Public-Sector Workers Are Protesting To Keep Their High Pay And Amazing Benefits...   
(Monday - March 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)
Source: Business Insider - The average retiree in the Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System receives $15,000 in benefits each year. More than 1,000 workers rallied in Las Vegas and Carson City Monday to show solidarity with Wisconsin workers. Outside...
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Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Michigan Employees Retirement System (MERS)
Source: dispatchtribunal.com - Finally, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan acquired a new position in Applied Optoelectronics in the 4th quarter worth about $85,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 60.16% of the company’s...
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Straub points out Taylor's vote   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS)
Source: Hutchinson News - House Bill 2203, promoted by State Rep. Paul Waggoner, R-Hutchinson, also would provide a fix. The Kansas Public Employees Retirement System is supportive of the House and Senate bills. Broadband State Rep. Paul Waggoner,...
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Bridgepoint Education Inc (BPI) Expected to Post Q1 2019 Earnings of $0.00 Per Share   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Michigan Employees Retirement System (MERS)
Source: dispatchtribunal.com - Finally, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan bought a new position in Bridgepoint Education during the fourth quarter worth $227,000. 80.99% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional...
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Navigators Group Inc (NAVG) Shares Sold by GSA Capital Partners LLP   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Florida Retirement System Pension Plan
Source: dispatchtribunal.com - State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System grew its holdings in shares of Navigators Group by 16.1% in the 3rd quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 11,531 shares of the...
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GOP’s family leave plan is a sham   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: Lewiston Tribune Online - The GOP plan contrasts sharply with a Democratic plan offered by Rep. Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut and Sen ... Security’s ability to ensure basic retirement security for all Americans.”
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Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc (AMPH) Forecasted to Earn Q1 2020 Earnings of $0.16 Per Share   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)
Source: dispatchtribunal.com - Arizona State Retirement System grew its position in Amphastar Pharmaceuticals by 5.8% during the fourth quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 53,243 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,060,000 after...
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Citigroup Inc. Has $1.32 Million Stake in Mack Cali Realty Corp (CLI)   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)
Source: dispatchtribunal.com - Arizona State Retirement System grew its position in shares of Mack Cali Realty by 1.1% during the 4th quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 64,826 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth...
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Sells 10,100 Shares of United States Steel Co. (X)   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
Source: dispatchtribunal.com - Complete the form below to receive the latest headlines and analysts' recommendations for United States Steel with our free daily email newsletter: New York State Common Retirement Fund lowered its stake in shares of United...
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14,814 Shares in Roku Inc (ROKU) Purchased by Comerica Bank   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Florida Retirement System Pension Plan
Source: dispatchtribunal.com - State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System lifted its holdings in Roku by 63.0% during the 3rd quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 20,812 shares of the company’s...
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CONNECTICUT MONEY: Heading South may stretch retirement dollars   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: New Haven Register - For now, they are splitting their time between the new home and a condominium in Litchfield County, but they plan ... in Connecticut. Studies consistently show a lower overall cost of living in the Southern states. “People...
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Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund Has $30.10 Million Stake in Abbott Laboratories (ABT)   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS)
Source: dispatchtribunal.com - Complete the form below to receive the latest headlines and analysts' recommendations for Abbott Laboratories with our free daily email newsletter: Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund grew its holdings in shares of Abbott...
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Acquires 52,035 Shares of LCI Industries (LCII)   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
Source: dispatchtribunal.com - Complete the form below to receive the latest headlines and analysts' recommendations for LCI Industries with our free daily email newsletter: New York State Common Retirement Fund lifted its holdings in shares of LCI Industries...
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Senate to review cost of living hike in state pensions   
(Sunday - March 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)
Source: NewsOK - The proposed increase would apply to the Teachers' Retirement System of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Police Pension and Retirement System, the Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System, the Oklahoma ...
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Misleading Mailout Going To Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System Members   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS)
Source: Chattanoogan.com - The Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS) has become aware of a Texas-based company making incorrect and misleading statements about TCRS. The company, Teachers Pension Advisory Services, with a postal address in Katy,...
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Rhode Island named lead plaintiff in suit over Google lapse | Macon Telegraph   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Employees Retirement System of Rhode Island (ERSRI)
Source: Macon - State Treasurer Seth Magaziner said Tuesday a federal court in California approved his motion to make Rhode Island's public employee retirement system the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit against Alphabet Inc. The Employees'...
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Raided hedge fund Level Global to shut down   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Indiana Public Employees Retirement Fund (PERF)
Source: Reuters - Both firms invest money for The New York State Common Retirement Fund and the Indiana Public Employees Retirement Fund. Diamondback also counts New Mexico’s and Missouri’s pension funds as investors while Level Global...
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MOODY'S ASSIGNS Aaa TO THE STATE OF GEORGIA'S $355 MILLION IN STATE ROAD AND TOLLWAY AUTHORITY BONDS   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Employees Retirement System of Georgia (ERSGA)
Source: Moody's - Though still moderate, Georgia's debt burden is rising relative to other states, reflecting additional G.O. debt for capital projects as well as issuance of up to $1.65 billion of grant anticipation notes by the Georgia State...
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Dubuque, Winneshiek County officials vacationed at vendor's Florida beach condo   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS)
Source: ABC Kcrg 9 - Gov. Kim Reynolds recently appointed Walter to a second six-year term on the investment board for the Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System. Walter, who has held office since 1984, faces an upcoming Senate confirmation....
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DANGER, DANGER: RSA is investing in Alabama! (Opinion from David Bronner)   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA)
Source: al.com - I have been called many things in the past 40 years of serving Alabamians as the head of the Retirement Systems of Alabama. Call me liberal or conservative, arrogant or brilliant, but dangerous' Really, Gov. Bentley' Dangerous'...
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How much paid parental leave do Massachusetts public employees get'   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Pension Reserves Investment Management Board (Massachusetts), Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board Profile
Source: MassLive - Another 45 employees of the Pension Reserves Investment Management Board are covered by a similar policy. Plan: State of Massachusetts When was it adopted: The existing maternity leave statute was updated under Gov. Deval Patrick...
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New Jersey plans’ underfunding at $46 billion   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : New Jersey Division of Pensions and Benefits
Source: Pensions&Investments - The New Jersey Division of Pensions and Benefits today said the state's pension system's estimated unfunded liabilities rose to $46 billion for the year ended June 30, up $12 billion from a year earlier. The market value of the ...
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Private Equity Jobs of the Week: BlackRock, Point72, Texas Municipal Retirement System are hiring   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS)
Source: PE Hub - A weekly roundup of jobs in the private equity industry – from buyout shops to venture capital funds to investment banks. BlackRock Private Equity Partners (PEP) has an opening for a VP, information management. The...
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First Industrial Gets $110M Loan for CalSTRs JVs, Discontinues European Operations   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : California State Teachers’ Retirement System
Source: Real Estate - First Industrial Realty Trust Inc. has obtained a new $110 million term loan facility for its joint ventures with the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), the second-largest public pension fund in the...
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Pennsylvania Pensions Mull Consolidation   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Pennsylvania State Employees Retirement System
Source: The Wall Street Journal - The board of the Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System on Friday directed its staff to hire consultant McKinsey & Co. to explore consolidating its investment function with the Pennsylvania Public School...
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Pennsylvania SERS puts $400m into core-plus real estate funds   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Pennsylvania State Employees Retirement System
Source: Investment Pensions Europe - Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System (SERS) has approved a $400m (€353.8m) commitment into core-plus real estate funds managed by Henderson Park Capital and PGIM Real Estate. In a meeting document, the $27bn...
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Connecticut Retirement to rebalance overweight core property portfolio   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: Investment Pensions Europe - Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds (CRPTF) plans to reduce its exposure to core real estate and increase its weighting to non-core properties to help rebalance its portfolio. The pension fund said in a board meeting...
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Purchases 77,700 Shares of Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI)   
(Saturday - March 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
Source: themarketsdaily.com - New York State Common Retirement Fund increased its position in Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) by 9.9% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission....
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Renaissance Montgomery launches major upgrade   
(Friday - March 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA)
Source: Montgomery Advertiser - “I was the project manager for Doster during construction of the original hotel from 2006 to 2008, and it’s a compliment for the Retirement Systems of Alabama to ask us back again and again to continue improvements to...
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Iowa county officials vacationed at vendor's Florida beach condo   
(Friday - March 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS)
Source: The Des Moines Register - (Photo: Kelsey Kremer/The Register) Gov. Kim Reynolds recently appointed Walter to a second six-year term on the investment board for the Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System. Walter, who has held office since 1984, faces an...
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Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund Has $428,000 Holdings in Plains GP Holdings LP (PAGP)   
(Friday - March 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS)
Source: themarketsdaily.com - Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund cut its stake in Plains GP Holdings LP (NYSE:PAGP) by 13.6% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm...
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Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (FBHS) Stake Lessened by New York State Common Retirement Fund   
(Friday - March 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
Source: themarketsdaily.com - New York State Common Retirement Fund cut its holdings in Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) by 5.4% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 252,400 shares of the industrial products...
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New York State Common Retirement Fund Buys 1,400 Shares of Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (IBKR)   
(Friday - March 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
Source: themarketsdaily.com - New York State Common Retirement Fund raised its stake in shares of Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (IEX:IBKR) by 0.8% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and...
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Novato must seek new revenue, consider cuts in face of deficits, staff say   
(Friday - March 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
Source: Marin Independent Journal - City staff attribute the gap to the city’s increasing contributions to the state’s pension system, known as CalPERS, as well as decreasing sales tax revenue following the passage of Measure C in 2015. Measure C...
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Union: 'No Plans Just Yet' For Picket Lines At Stop & Shop   
(Friday - March 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: USA Patch - A representative of the United Food and Commercial Workers union said Thursday there are "no plans just yet," to ... health care and retirement benefits, union officials said.
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House Ways & Means Subcommittee Issues Testimony From Connecticut Alliance for Retired Americans   
(Friday - March 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: Insurancenewsnet.com - "Every year the Connecticut Alliance surveys our members ... "The research also found that many employers don't offer a retirement plan at all: only 51% of Americans 21 to 64 years old had access ...
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Utah Retirement Systems Increases Stake in Mastercard Inc (MA)   
(Thursday - March 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Utah Retirement Systems (URS)
Source: dispatchtribunal.com - Complete the form below to receive the latest headlines and analysts' recommendations for Mastercard with our free daily email newsletter: Utah Retirement Systems grew its holdings in shares of Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) by 0.2%...
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