California Public Employees' Retirement System

Type: Organization
Name: California Public Employees' Retirement System
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

ERAAM’s 3% Outperformance: Why “Day 1″ Investing Can Even Be Superior To Seeding

ERAAM (Europanel Research & Alternative Asset Management) was founded in 1998 and focuses exclusively on helping investors to access European hedge fund managers. For 8 years, ERAAM has been running money for CALPERS, where, as the smallest firm, they ... [Published Value Walk - 3 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Follow The Country's Largest Pension Fund Into This Asset

The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) shocked the investing world in September when it announced that it was pulling its $4 billion investments in hedge funds .The pension fund is the largest in the United States -- nearly $300 ... [Published StreetAuthority - 8 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Deutche Bank Says CalPERS Not Impacting Hedge Fund Allocations

Noting extreme volatility readings, Deutche Bank notes such extremes have led to markets reverting back to their meanDeutche Bank prime brrokerage notes that hedge funds have been engaged in “extreme protection buying in equities” and said that the recent ... [Published Value Walk - 13 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Use of reference pricing is likely to grow

Reference pricing--a cap on what payers would cover for certain medical procedures--is slowly gaining traction in the healthcare sector, Kaiser Health News reports.The California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) has saved some $6 million with ... [Published FierceHealthFinance - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 4 reports

CalPERS fights pension honesty — again

Last month, we wrote about how difficult pension reform is in California when the state’s largest pension agencies can’t be trusted to behave in an honest, ethical fashion. Our editorial noted how the California Public Employees’ Retirement System board ... [Published U-T San Diego - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Pension funds to continue hedge fund allocations despite CALPERS withdrawal

Alternative Investing23 Sep, 2014Pension funds will continue to increase their exposures to hedge funds although fees are likely to face more scrutiny going forward following the high-profile exit from hedge fund investing by California Public Employees’ ... [Published My Investor Circle - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Why a Fulltime Treasurer is Needed

Editor,Citizens of Laguna Beach! It’s Paul Merritt, your candidate for Laguna Beach City Council, with a critical expose of gross negligence and fiscal mismanagement.In 2012 a new audit firm was hired. They discovered that an entry in the 2010 Comprehensive ... [Published Laguna Beach Independent - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Retirees: Are You Investing Like A Public Pension Fund?

Summary Prudent and thoughtful asset allocation are key to a sleep-well-at-night portfolio. An examination of recent allocation models from 4 pension funds around the country. Discussion of whether a pension itself is a fixed-income substitute for ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Business News: October 23

FRIDAY Corcoran Chamber holding Fourth Friday CoffeeCORCORAN — The Corcoran Chamber of Commerce is holding an open discussion over coffee with Chamber Ambassador Mike Graville on the fourth Friday morning of every month.The discussions start at 7:30 a.m. ... [Published Hanford Sentinel - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Pension-boosting perks

The board of the California Public Employees' Retirement System voted to add to a recent pension reform law 99 bonuses that can boost workers' current paychecks and also their future pensions. Here are some of these retirement-enhancing bonuses:•School ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Pension-boosting perks

The board of the California Public Employees' Retirement System voted to add to a recent pension reform law 99 bonuses that can boost workers' current paychecks and also their future pensions. Here are some of these retirement-enhancing bonuses: ... [Published Greenspace - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Is there a budget deficit or not?

The messages from Salinas City Council are becoming more confusing and manipulated as they try hard to look credible for passage of their General tax Measure G and Utility tax increase Measure H.The question is, can we trust this council to spend our ... [Published Californian - Oct 23 2014]

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As Consumer Reports wrote recently, "Person for person, health care in the U S costs about twice as muchmuch as it does in the rest of the developed world."
"I know that's why we're able to achieve the excellent ratings," Mortensen said. "You can't achieve excellence without having both a culture and a system to support that success."
"It was surprising that even with all that pricing variation, reference pricing doesn't have a more dramatic impact on spending" RAND Corp. researcher Chapin White, who was lead author of that study, told KHN
As Ann Boynton, deputy executive officer for CalPERs put it in the Kaiser Health NewsNews article, "We're not worried about people not getting the care they need. They have access to good hospitals, they're just getting it at a reasonable price." To avoid concerns about exceeding reference price requirements, CalPERs member can use one of the 52 hospitals that charge less than the $30,000 threshold...

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99 ways to boost pensions in California -- at p... [Published Los Angeles Times - Oct 23 2014]
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City, medical plus fire [Published Desert Trail - Oct 23 2014]
Measure Q firecely debated in San Bernardino [Published San Bernardino County Sun - Oct 22 2014]
Calpers board member stripped of posts [Published Benefits Pro - Oct 21 2014]
CalPERS' Administrative Costs Outpace Similar U... [Published California Healthline - Oct 21 2014]
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Pension-boosting perks [Published Greenspace - Oct 23 2014]
The board of the California Public Employees' Retirement System voted to add to a recent pension reform law 99 bonuses that can boost workers' current paychecks and also their future pensions. Here are some of these retirement-enhancing bonuses: ...
If CalPERS Is Doing It, It Has To Be Good [Published Dealbreaker - Oct 20 2014]
The California Public Employees’ Retirement System insists that it’s not firing all of its hedge funds because they aren’t worth the 2%, let alone the 20%. But its fellow pension funds, none of whom are CalPERS in terms of size or in-house capabilities, ...
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