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  1. Hedge funds figuring out social media — but slowly

    trueAs good as they are at designing algorithms to guide their trading, hedge fund managers — in the main — have been slow to figure out the best uses of social media.

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  1. Archbishop of Canterbury to lead F&C panel

    trueF&C Asset Management named the archbishop of Canterbury and five other experts to a new responsible investment advisory council, to advise the money manager on ethics and sustainability, a spokeswoman said.

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  2. One name is all Texas pension exec needs

    trueAnumeha, the Texas Pension Review Board's new interim executive director, expects one question from airport security every time she flies.

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  3. Hermitage CEO Browder takes on murder, corruption in new book

    trueHedge fund manager turned author spotlights Russia murder case

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  4. AIMA, CAIA launch series of papers on hedge funds for pension trustees

    trueThe Alternative Investment Management Association and the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association are on a mission to educate pension fund trustees about hedge funds.

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  5. Turnover sours Analytic's Super Bowl prediction

    trueIt's two years straight for alpha over value as the New England Patriots won Super Bowl XLIX 28-24 against the Seattle Seahawks. The Seahawks were the value choice of Analytic Investors LLC in its annual NFL Alphas forecast.

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  6. Analytic Investors: Seahawks will win

    trueThe Seattle Seahawks should beat the spread and win Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1 in Glendale, Ariz., if Analytic Investors LLC has anything to say about it.

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  7. Law professors respond to Gallagher's accusations

    trueA Securities and Exchange Commission member's dispute with a prominent Harvard Law School professor has turned into something of a gang fight, academic style.

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  8. AQR, business school team up for research

    trueAQR Capital Management and the London Business School have launched the AQR Institute of Asset Management, a partnership that aims to advance research and best practices in money management.

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  9. Urban Institute's Steuerle nabs Samuelson Award

    trueC. Eugene Steuerle was named winner of the $10,000 TIAA-CREF Paul A. Samuelson Award for Outstanding Scholarly Writing on Lifelong Financial Security, the TIAA-CREF Institute said in a statement Jan. 5.

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  10. 'Huge hockey fan' now an owner of NHL's Coyotes

    trueHedge fund manager Andrew L. Barroway achieved his lifelong dream: He bought the majority ownership stake of a hockey team.

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  11. TCW's Stern buys into NBA's Bucks

    trueTCW Group Inc. Chairman Marc Stern is among the newest owners of the National Basketball Association's Milwaukee Bucks, a team controlled by Marc Lasry, co-founder, chairman and CEO of Avenue Capital Group, and Wesley Edens, co-founder, principal and co-chairman of Fortress Investment Group LLC.

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  12. Investment will help firm cut its coal usage

    trueThe manager of Quebec's pension funds is plugging into an energy provider for the capital of the Hoosier State.

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  13. 3 industry execs earn U.K. honors

    trueThree high-profile women in the money management and pension industries were recognized for achievements and service in the U.K.'s 2015 New Year Honours list.

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