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Socially Responsible Indices by MSCI

02/11/2011
New York – MSCI announced this week that it will consult with the investment community on the potential building of MSCI Global Socially Responsible Indices. This initiative aims to support ...

New Compliance Tool: Pliers

02/09/2011
New York  –  U.S. prosecutors moved closer to their reported target, hedge fund SAC Capital, with the arrest of two portfolio managers formerly employed by SAC.  The complaint also names ...

Putting Money Where Your Mouth Is

02/08/2011
New York – John Del Vecchio, a forensic researcher with previous stints at CFRA and Behind the Numbers, recently launched a novel new investment vehicle, a short-only actively managed ETF, ...

SEC Files Charges in Insider Trading Probe

02/07/2011
New York, NY – Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed civil securities fraud charges against four consultants and two former employees of expert network, Primary Global Research, for ...

Green Ops for PE

02/04/2011
The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and Ernst & Young LLP launched the pilot phase of Green Ops for PE, a program that assesses corporate sustainability metrics within private equity portfolios. ...

Worth the Postage?

02/03/2011
New York – In a letter to investors sent at the end of January, SAC Capital’s Steve Cohen assured his investors that he does not expect any losses or costs ...

Investorside Members Day Postponed

02/02/2011
New York, NY – Due to the inclement weather in much of the northeast, Investorside has decided to postpone its annual Members Day conference that was originally scheduled for Thursday, February ...

Hedge Fund Implicated in Insider Trading Probe

02/01/2011
New York – A former Citigroup Inc. hedge-fund manager was named by the Wall Street Journal yesterday as a co-conspirator in the insider trading case, confirming that the investigation is ...

Do What The Smart Guys Are Doing

01/31/2011
New York, NY – Last week Bank of America Corp. agreed to settle accusations by the Securities and Exchange Commission that Merrill Lynch’s proprietary trading desk illegally traded based on ...

Keynote Speaker for Investorside Members Day Announced

01/28/2011
New York – Investorside Research Association announced Dr. Harald D. Malmgren, an internationally recognized expert on world trade and investment flows who has worked with four U.S. presidents, will be ...
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