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2014-02-11 12:24:35

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP has been named the U.S. Overall Accountancy Firm of the Year for the second year in a row in the annual International Hedge Fund Awards announced this week. Winners were selected by Acquisition International Magazine. Their circulation of 53,000 includes individual and institutional investors as well as managers and other industry professionals. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140129/NY55579LOGO)...

2014-02-10 12:25:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caissa, LLC has been named the Most Trusted Financial Risk Management Software in the annual International Hedge Fund Awards announced this week. Winners were selected by Acquisition International Magazine. Their readership includes institutional investors as well as managers and other industry professionals. Caissa, LLC works with institutions now representing in excess of $50B in assets. These allocators leverage Portfolio Navigator's...

2014-02-10 08:24:27

Dynamic tool helps sponsors and advisors harness big data to create effective plan design and improve employee outcomes. NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- J.P. Morgan Retirement Plan Services has developed a unique data visualization tool that gives sponsors and advisors a vastly improved view into the saving and investing behaviors of 401(k) plan participants. This "Plan Diagnostics Tool" visually presents the interaction of multiple plan design factors on employee outcomes....

2014-02-07 16:23:31

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the importance of global emerging markets and investors' heightened focus on them, S&P Capital IQ, a leading provider of multi-asset class data, research and analytics, has recently completed research on the historical drivers of return in emerging markets and developed a new stock picking model that leverages these insights. This research, authored by Temi Oyeniyi, Li Ma and Vivian Ning, follows the introduction earlier this year of a...

2014-02-04 12:24:44

NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Credit Suisse LAB Index was down 0.94% in January according to Dr. Jordan Drachman, Head of Alternative Beta Strategies at Credit Suisse. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091204/CSLOGO) Dr. Drachman noted, "The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index ("CSLAB"), which aims to reflect the performance of the overall hedge fund industry, finished down 0.94% in January. The Event Driven strategy was the strongest performer for the month,...

2014-01-30 08:37:16

Offers Investment Management, Reference Data and Risk Technology Solutions LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE: BR), the leading provider of technology-driven solutions for financial services firms globally, today announced that it has appointed Bennett Egeth as President of its newly-expanded Investment Management business. Building on Broadridge's 2011 acquisition of Paladyne Systems, Inc., this business offers investment managers,...

2014-01-30 08:28:10

Distinct sub-personalities common in investment advisors' profiles can lead to catastrophic consequences NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Best-selling author, Forbes contributor, and renowned financial advisor & psychologist Dr. Phil DeMuth says, "The simultaneous presentation of Nobel Economics Prizes to Professors Fama and Shiller, who hold diametrically opposite views of the stock market, illustrates a fundamental problem with the state of financial economics today....

2014-01-29 04:20:22

LONDON, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Appian Natural Resources Fund LP ("Appian" or "the Fund") is pleased to announce its final institutional closing as a specialist metals and mining private equity fund with limited partner commitments of US$375 million. The Fund has been established to invest specifically into metals and mining companies or projects in selected jurisdictions in which it sees attractive investment opportunities. Bringing together a collection of...

2014-01-21 08:26:25

CHICAGO, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Henderson Global Investors approaches its 80(th) anniversary, the group has launched new branding to better capture its renowned investment heritage and expanding global footprint. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140121/NY48494LOGO) Henderson has significantly enhanced its global footprint and distribution reach in recent years, through organic growth and selective specialist acquisitions in the UK and across the globe. In a...

2014-01-14 12:29:14

Market Prophit unveils first quantitative rankings of stock market opinion makers NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Prophit an industry-leading provider of real-time stock market sentiment analysis of social media conversations, has announced the launch of one of the industry's first tools for ranking the performance and accuracy of stock market pundits and financial bloggers within social media. The solution delivers quantitative rankings of financial bloggers' stock...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.