From ai5000 Magazine: Risk Parity, or Just Risky?

The consensus: The rise of derivatives and, more recently, extreme equity volatility have driven many asset owners into the arms of risk parity vendors. The debate: Is this a good thing?

Plans Increasingly Consider Risk-Parity

Sources say the San Diego Country Employees Retirement Association is leveraging its fixed-income portfolio to create 'risk parity', continuing a trend among pension funds.

CalPERS May Cut Its Projected Rate-of-Return

The giant pension fund’s potential decision to slash its rate of return could force California governments to struggle paying millions more each year to provide employees with pensions.