Dutch Pension Funds in 2014: A Lament

The Dutch pension system is viewed as one of the best in the world. But according to Rabobank Pension Fund’s CIO Bernard Walschots, 2014 was not its finest hour—and 2015 looks little better.

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A CIO Christmas Carol

CIO Scrooge and his team are still working on Christmas Eve to eke out the last few basis points of the year.


Moore’s Law and Managing Money

A backward-looking, statistical view of risk where volatility dominates does not serve us well, writes former Schroders CIO Alan Brown.


How Not to Fall Prey to the Flash Boys

Not only are high-frequency traders not trading as fast as expected, they only impact a fraction of the market, according to Abel/Noser.

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Fireworks in Frankfurt

Delegates at a pensions conference turn up the heat on the regulators.