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
U.S. lawmaker calls for ouster of CalPERS CIO over China ties: letter   
February 13, 2020 Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
Source: Reuters - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Wednesday urged California to fire the chief investment officer of its public pension fund, the nation’s largest, citing what he called the ...
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Conservative Investors And Funds Who've Surprisingly Stuck With Marijuana Stocks Despite Turbulences   
February 13, 2020 Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
Source: Benzinga.com - Investing in marijuana stocks is risky these days, so why is CalPERS sinking more money into major cannabis companies' It’s been clear for some time now that investing in cannabis stocks has not ...
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Maryville City Schools to livestream more sports   
February 12, 2020 Associated Profiles : Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS)
Source: thedailytimes.com - The board also approved amendments to the summary of the MCS retirement health plan. The new language clarifies that employees covered under the hybrid Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System are eligible for full retirement...
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FY2020 Earnings Estimate for 8×8, Inc. Issued By Oppenheimer (NYSE:EGHT)   
February 12, 2020 Associated Profiles : Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (LASERS)
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Louisiana State Employees Retirement System raised its holdings in 8X8 by 2.2% in the third quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 36,700 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $760,000...
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St. George's organizers challenge several properties' attempt to move into Baton Rouge   
February 12, 2020 Associated Profiles : Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (LASERS)
Source: The Advocate - St. George organizers are hoping to protect the boundaries of their proposed southeast East Baton Rouge Parish city through a lawsuit challenging Metro Council’s approval of annexation requests from property owners not...
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CAPROCK Group Inc. Boosts Holdings in Eversource Energy (NYSE:ES)   
February 12, 2020 Associated Profiles : Michigan Employees Retirement System (MERS)
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Finally, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan boosted its stake in shares of Eversource Energy by 3.4% during the third quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 4,510 shares of the...
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Cambridge Trust Co. Decreases Stake in Diamondback Energy Inc (NASDAQ:FANG)   
February 12, 2020 Associated Profiles : Michigan Employees Retirement System (MERS)
Source: theenterpriseleader.com - Finally, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan lifted its stake in Diamondback Energy by 3.3% during the fourth quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 5,370 shares of the oil and natural...
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N.J. Senate president engaged in ‘gross misogyny,' labor activist tells sexual harassment panel   
February 12, 2020 Associated Profiles : New Jersey Division of Pensions and Benefits
Source: NJ.com - The group plans to come back with suggestions on how to improve the political culture for women in New Jersey. Sweeney, the international vice president of the ironworkers unions, was the chief architect behind the passage of a...
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UConn Health seeks cure for budget deficits, escalating expenses   
February 12, 2020 Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: Connecticut Post - At issue is who should pay the cost of providing health and retirement benefits for staff: state taxpayers or revenue generated ... “I think we need to take seriously the responsibility we have to maintain the excellence at...
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US pension plan eyes up to $2.3bn for private equity in 2020   
February 12, 2020 Associated Profiles : Pension Reserves Investment Management Board (Massachusetts), Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board Profile
Source: Private Equity News - The Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board should have plenty of capital to support its general partners on the fundraising trail this year. The investment committee for Mass PRIM, which ended last year with...
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