Thursday, 23 October 2014
Last updated 1 hour ago
Jun 23 2006 | 8:43pm ET
The $204 billion California Public Employees Retirement System has committed an additional $30 million to a venture capital fund aimed at helping grow businesses in the Central Valley. The plan first invested in the Central Valley Fund in October 2004 and now has $40 million allocated to the fund.
"The Central Valley is an emerging market of California," said Rob Feckner, president of CalPERS Board of Administration, in a statement. "It is an area that has enormous investment potential and a strong foundation of quality, diverse businesses." The Central Valley Fund targets businesses that are at least five-years-old, generate revenues between $5-50 million and have a strong market niche and management team.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Most traders agree that proper risk management is the key to successful trading. However, many traders depend on the deeply flawed measure of standard deviation as a benchmark of risk. Here we put it ...