The manager of the world’s largest bond fund, who sold out of all his holdings in US Treasury bonds in March of this year, is pushing investors to move away from Treasuries and seek global investments for better yield opportunities.
Eastman Kodak's Timothy Barrett, the former executive director and chief investment officer at the San Bernardino County Employees' Retirement Association, speaks with aiCIO about the conflicts that public pension funds face when they decide to outsource investment expertise.
Jeremy Grantham, chief investment strategist of fund manager GMO Capital Management, says that since growth of natural resources is severely limited as population and demand soar, the age of cheap commodities prices is over.
News that investment managers at the Texas Teacher Retirement
System received more than double what every other state agency's top
employees have received combined since 2007 has raised concerns that
top-performing executives may flee smaller funds with less robust
In response to statements by a CalPERS board member that Wall Street firms seeking to invest with public pensions should disclose if they’ve supported groups critical of government funds, industry insiders have expressed concerns over first amendment rights.