Friday, 27 March 2015
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Mar 10 2006 | 12:00am ET
The California Public Employees Retirement System is reviewing commodity futures and could invest up to $6 billion into the strategy, according to the $207.1 billion plan’s investment committee agenda.
Officials at the fund plan to submit a recommendation for a maiden investment at its April 17 investment committee meeting. Agenda attachments for the March 13 meeting show that commodity futures would provide an annual return of 6.5%, according to staff, while the plan’s consultant, Wilshire Associates, projects a 5.5% annual return. The 3% allocation would likely come from global equities and fixed-income.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…