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US Public Pension Funds Highlights
Large Pension Funds Slowly Begin to Dump Hedge Funds   
January 26, 2015 Associated Profiles : North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System (NDPERS)
- swfinstitute.org - A growing number of large public pensions are beginning to shun hedge funds. This trend gained steam in 2014. From equity-focused hedge funds levying high fees, only to fumble a historic rally in stocks â...
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Pensions show improvements after 2013 changes, better return   
January 26, 2015 Associated Profiles : Montana Public Employees Retirement Administration (MPERA)
- The Montana Standard - HELENA â Unlike two years ago, Montana legislators wonât be facing complex decisions of how to shore up the finances of battered pension funds for state and local government employees and...
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Report Says Change To Nevada Public Retirement System Would Mean Big Upfront Costs   
January 26, 2015 Associated Profiles : Nevada Public Employees Retirement System (NVPERS)
- Carson Now - By Sean Whaley / Nevada News Bureau CARSON CITY â The panel that oversees Nevadaâs public employee retirement system was told today it would cost about $1.2 billion over the next two years to change from...
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Detroit Fires Pension Fund Lawyer after Scandal   
January 26, 2015 Associated Profiles : South Dakota Retirement System (SDRS)
- JD Journal - Summary: Detroit fires lawyer Joseph Turner and his firm after scandal. Detroit is attempting to make a clean sweep from the sort of corruption and incompetence that contributed to the cityâs colossal...
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NYC Retirement Systems, TIAA-CREF join in lawsuits against American Realty   
January 23, 2015 Associated Profiles : New York City Comptroller’s Office: Bureau of Asset Management
- Pensions & Investments - Specifically, ARCP misstated its adjusted funds from operations, a measure of REIT performance, by about $30 million total in the first and second quarters of 2014, according to the îNew York...
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Pension Debt Burdens Will Fall on Millennials   
January 23, 2015 Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
- National Center for Policy Analysis - What kind of shape is California's pension system in' îCalPERSî, its public employee retirement system, has an unfunded liability of more than $60 billion. This is relatively...
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Billionaire Currency Trader George Soros Warns Against Investing Public Pension Money In Hedge Funds   
January 23, 2015 Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
- International Business Times - A few months after Buffettâs comments, the United Statesâ largest pension system, the $296 billion îCalPERSî, or California Public Employees' Retirement System, made national...
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Kansas governor's pension plans would boost long-term costs   
January 22, 2015 Associated Profiles : Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS)
- The Emporia Gazette - The state committed in 2012 to higher contributions to the îKansas Public Employees Retirement Systemî to eliminate the gap by 2033, but the governor identifies escalating pension contributions...
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Underfunded state pension system will be challenge for Hogan team   
January 21, 2015 Associated Profiles : Maryland State Retirement and Pension System (MSRPS)
- The Baltimore Sun - The îMaryland State Retirement and Pension Systemî had only about 69 percent of the assets needed to pay for future and current retirees' pensions in the last fiscal year â well below the at...
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Delay in paying Kansas public pension liability would cost state an extra $3.7 billion, director says   
January 21, 2015 Associated Profiles : Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS)
- The Kansas City Star - The îKansas Public Employees Retirement Systemî faced an unfunded liability of $9.8 billion at the beginning of 2014. The state was on pace to pay it down to zero by 2033 because of reforms...
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