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  1. No whimpers in 2014; final quarter goes out with bang

    trueAfter a mostly sedate year, risk bubbled to the surface in the final quarter of 2014, according to the Axioma Insight Quarterly Risk Review.

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  1. 2 professors win Markowitz prize for paper on sovereign wealth risk management

    trueZvi Bodie and Marie Briere were named winners of the $10,000 Harry M. Markowitz Award prize.

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  2. LACERA issues RFI for consultant to do risk management study

    trueLos Angeles County Employees Retirement Association, Pasadena, Calif., launched an RFI for a new consultant to perform an investment best practice and risk management study.

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  3. CFA Institute names new president, CEO

    truePaul H. Smith was named president and CEO of the CFA Institute, effective Tuesday.

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  4. SEC prioritizes market risks for 2015, will continue to review private equity fees

    trueSEC compliance officials will spend 2015 focused on protecting retail investors' retirement savings and assessing market risks

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  5. MetLife appeals to federal court to overturn SIFI designation

    trueMetLife Inc. asked a federal court on Tuesday to overturn its designation as a non-bank systemically important financial institution by the Financial Stability Oversight Council.

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  6. State Street: Rising pessimism in Europe drives overall drop in investor confidence

    trueInvestors are still confident, although their level of confidence dropped in December, State Street Global Exchange said.

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  7. Second suit filed over legality of Chicago pension reform

    trueA second lawsuit challenging the legality of a 2014 Chicago pension reform law was filed in Cook County Circuit Court Monday.

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  8. Texas Teachers bringing risk parity in-house

    trueOfficials at the $129 billion Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Austin, are gearing up to manage about $3.4 billion in a risk-parity approach in-house, making it one of the few pension funds to design and manage its own portfolio to even out risk across asset classes.

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  9. CFA Institute names new editor of Financial Analysts Journal

    trueBarbara Petitt was named editor of the Financial Analysts Journal, said a statement from the CFA Institute, which owns the publication.

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  10. Martin Leibowitz wins IAQF/SunGard Financial award

    trueMartin L. Leibowitz was named winner of the 2014 IAQF/SunGard Financial Engineer of the Year Award, said a joint news release from the organizations.

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  11. Japan's GPIF embarks on volatile journey

    trueJapan's Government Pension Investment Fund has set course to steer its ¥127.3 trillion (US$1.11 trillion) portfolio into more volatile waters, in search of higher returns.

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  12. Hedge funds of funds are competing with consultants

    trueHedge funds-of-funds managers are turning the tables on investment consulting firms that have been poaching their institutional clients.

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  13. Risks of clouding priorities

    trueAsset owners, institutional investment management firms and the markets are not immune from crises of confidence.

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