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How gold can rescue pensions

The World Economic Forum, in conjunction with Mercers (the actuaries) recently estimated that the combined pension deficit currently stands at $66.9tr for eight countries, rising to $427.8tr in 2050. ... Read More
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10 investment advisory firms have agreed to pay penalties to settle charges

10 Firms Violated Pay-to-Play Rule By Accepting Pension Fund Fees Following Campaign Contributions The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that 10 investment advisory firms have agreed to pay ... Read More

T-Mobile’s accounting slammed by investor group in letter to SEC

MarketWatch is not alone in criticizing wireless operator T-Mobile US. Inc. for its accounting. An investor group sent a formal letter of complaint to the Securities and Exchange Commission ... Read More
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Tesco faces UK legal action over accounting scandal

Tesco is facing a legal action by a group of investors who claim to have lost £150m due to the supermarket’s 2014 accounting irregularities scandal. “Shareholders were misled by ... Read More
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Brazilian Police Launch Investigation Into Alleged Fraud at Pension Funds

Brazilian police on Monday said they launched an investigation into alleged fraud of as much as 8 billion reais ($2.5 billion) at the country’s four largest pension funds, all ... Read More

Investors miss out on $500 billion as global bond yields plunge, Fitch Rating says

Investors have seen their interest income squeezed as global bond yields plunge. On the flipside, governments aren’t complaining. Relative to yields in 2011, global investors are foregoing more than ... Read More
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Seven big banks settle U.S. rate-rigging lawsuit for $324 million

Seven of the world’s biggest banks have agreed to pay $324 million to settle a private U.S. lawsuit accusing them of rigging an interest rate benchmark used in the ... Read More

Deutsche Börse Managed Services and Solfia sign new customer for Software-as-a-Service platform

Deutsche Börse Managed Services and Solfia (Vermeg Group) recently signed a new customer: Contassur, a Belgian insurance company that manages the largest pool of pension funds in Belgium. Contassur ... Read More

Goldman tentatively agrees to pay $270 million to settle lawsuit by investors

Goldman Sachs Group Inc has tentatively agreed to pay about $270 million to settle a lawsuit by investors, according to a source familiar with the matter. Pension funds led ... Read More

What Would Happen If Mainstream Investors Discovered Gold?

China, India and Russia are accumulating a lot of gold, but they’re virtually alone. Traditional money managers, for a variety of reasons, view the metal as neither a viable ... Read More
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