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Here’s something that puzzled me when I was the chief investment officer of New York City’s pension plan: Only 5 percent of the investment firms that managed the city’s $160 billion, and only 15 percent of the products the city invested in, were managed by women. The numbers plummeted when counting women of color or asset classes other than public equities. more
NEW YORK – Fitch Ratings last week assigned an “AA+” rating to two Massachusetts general-obligation bonds totaling nearly $680 million. The bonds, both issued in 2014, were scheduled to sell through negotiation last week. more
Argentina is in default again, but its latest predicament is far from your garden-variety sovereign debt crisis. This time South America’s second-largest economy has been tripped up not by new borrowing, but by a lawsuit from American hedge funds blocking settlements with bondholders over a 2001 default. more
Most Americans need more help saving for retirement – and a new survey suggests they're increasingly unlikely to get it. In a survey of 1,003 workers released last week, the Washington-based Employee Benefit Research Institute found that … more
UnitedHealth Group Inc. agreed to buy Catamaran Corp. for about $12.8 billion, bulking up its drug- benefits business to get better negotiating power in talks with pharmaceutical companies over prices. more
Heads of Citizens Private Bank & Trust discusses the growing need for retirement planning and wealth-management advice. more
Boston-based Fidelity Investments fell behind Vanguard Group Inc. for most money managed in 401(k)-style retirement plans last year, Bloomberg News reported more
Senior vice president and regional sales manager at Webster Bank talks about his recent recognition from Bank Investment Consultant, which named him to the list of Top 20 Program Managers for 2014. more
For decades now, finance professors, financial journalists, Jack Bogle and Vanguard have been trying to hammer it into your head: Active management is bad. Don’t pick stocks. Diversify. Buy low-cost index funds and exchange-traded funds. more
It has been nearly three-and-a-half years since Rhode Island was awarded $13.1 million through the federal State Small Business Credit Initiative. more
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