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  1. OECD looks at teenagers' financial literacy

    trueHow well do teenagers around the world understand finance? Researchers at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris, set out to find the answer. This month, they unveiled the results of what they claim is the first large-scale global assessment of the financial literacy of ...

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  1. Morley's laws now available in book form

    trueEver wonder how many laws there are to money management? According to Ian Morley, the answer is: 50.

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  2. Nominations open for 2014 Lillywhite Award

    trueNominations are open for the 2014 Lillywhite Award, said Dallas Salisbury, president and CEO of the Employee Benefit Research Institute.

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  3. FSBA a campaign issue? Could happen

    trueFlorida State Board of Administration could emerge as a political campaign issue, if a current trustee and a former trustee face off in the race for governor in November.

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  4. Virginia529 hits $52 billion in assets

    trueThe country's largest 529 plan — the Virginia529 College Savings Plan — got even bigger this year, reaching $52 billion in assets and 2.3 million accounts as of May 31, state data show. Assets were $43 billion as of Nov. 30.

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  5. Carlson finds creating SRI version relatively painless

    trueVeteran hedge fund manager Clint Carlson is no softie. But he does have an affinity for socially responsible investing — as long as it makes money.

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  6. Joint effort with FBI targets cyberthreats

    trueThe Center for Financial Stability and the FBI are joining forces to help executives at money management firms and asset owners assess the risk of cyberattacks.

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  7. Pioneers in performance, risk measurement feted

    trueHarry M. Markowitz, William F. Sharpe and Eugene F. Fama — all Nobel laureates in economics — are among the inductees into the Performance and Risk Measurement Hall of Fame.

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  8. Payden & Rygel uses soccer as springboard for commentaries

    trueWorld Cup fever has struck money manager Payden & Rygel, with the Los Angeles-based firm looking at four matches between emerging markets countries as inspiration for its investment commentary.

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  9. Rocaton system distills Form 5500 data

    trueHave you absolutely had it with navigating your way through Department of Labor Form 5500 filings in search of information about U.S. corporate pension funds?

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  10. Kayne Anderson foundation honored for its support of Exceptional Minds

    trueIt's not every day that a money manager's foundation is recognized for being “exceptional,” but Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors Foundation gained that distinction earlier this month from Exceptional Minds, a non-profit supporting autistic young adults.

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  11. Martin Currie employees gear up for their annual charity fundraiser

    trueMore than 400 people will descend on Scotland's countryside on June 21 to complete the 2014 Martin Currie Rob Roy Challenge, a 55-mile run and cycle event for charity.

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  12. Ontario fund's menu includes restaurants

    trueOntario Teachers' Pension Plan has a taste for boneless wings and grilled stuffed burritos.

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  13. Buffett's suggestion to pension fund trustee: Don't invest in hedge funds

    trueCity & County of San Francisco Employees' Retirement System board member Herb Meiberger has enlisted famed value investor Warren Buffett in his campaign to stop the $20 billion pension fund from approving a major new 15% allocation to hedge funds.

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