USPPF-Edge News and Information Dashboard

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 for subscribers (which are permanently maintained).

 

United States Pension Funds News
Opinion: A taxing problem, double dipping is ripe for reform and repeal   
(Tuesday - November 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : Florida Retirement System Pension Plan
Source: Naples Daily News - Collect pay checks. Do not pay their mandated 3% contribution to the Florida Retirement System; law for all public employees since 2011. TripleDippers.org Can afford to delay Social Security which then increases 8% per year to...
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The Reason CalSTRS Paid Less to Invest in 2018   
(Tuesday - November 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : California State Teachers’ Retirement System
Source: Institutional Investor - This is according to CalSTRS’s annual investment cost report, which was released ahead of the retirement system’s monthly meeting on November 6. The report showed that the total cost of managing the retirement...
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New York State Common commits $812.5 million to 3 funds   
(Monday - November 04, 2019) Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
Source: Pensions&Investments - New York State Common Retirement Fund, Albany, disclosed three commitments closed in September totaling $812.5 million, according to a report on the website of Thomas P. DiNapoli, the state comptroller and sole trustee of the...
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America’s Biggest Pension Bought Up Apple, Intel, Uber, and Lyft Stock   
(Monday - November 04, 2019) Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
Source: Barron's - It isn’t surprising: We’re talking about the California Public Employees’ Retirement System. Calpers, as the pension is known, significantly increased its investments in Apple (ticker: AAPL) and Intel (INTC),...
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Fifth Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Putative Securities Class Action Against Home Furnishings Retailer For Failure To Adequately Allege Scienter   
(Monday - November 04, 2019) Associated Profiles : Michigan Employees Retirement System (MERS)
Source: JD Supra - Municipal Employees’ Retirement System of Michigan v. Pier 1 Imports Inc. et al., No. 18-10998 (5th Cir. Aug. 19, 2019). Plaintiff alleged that defendants failed to disclose that the Company’s inventory was too high...
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Ohio’s public pension funds turn to outside lobbyists for clout   
(Monday - November 04, 2019) Associated Profiles : Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)
Source: Dayton Daily News - Since October 2015, Ohio Public Employees Retirement System has paid $400,000 to Republican lobbyist Neil Clark and his firm Grant Street Consultants. Clark is an independent lobbyist whose client list includes payday lenders,...
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Police officer retires after far-right group ties revealed   
(Saturday - November 02, 2019) Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: WPRI 12 - A Connecticut police officer ... Wilcox had been an East Hampton police officer since 1999. His retirement was a “revision” of a previously planned retirement date in December, Cox wrote in an email. The...
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As One Chapter Closes, Another Begins: Library Donation Honors Devoted Friends’ Volunteer Carm O’Neill   
(Saturday - November 02, 2019) Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: The Newtown Bee - She worked professionally as the library director for the University of Connecticut until her retirement in 1995, and she went on to volunteer her time ... “We are currently working with Kay Brix, a member of the Friends of...
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Kane to stay on as chief state’s attorney for another month   
(Friday - November 01, 2019) Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: The Connecticut Mirror - Mere hours from retirement, Connecticut’s longest-serving head ... “I know this request is a substantial intrusion on your plans, and I do not make it lightly. However, given the importance ...
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Barings BDC Price to Book Value:   
(Friday - November 01, 2019) Associated Profiles : South Carolina Retirement Systems
Source: YCharts - Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not...
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