Defined Benefit Investment Forum 2017 (Montreal)

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Bankruptcy Expert Talks Conditions and Distressed Investing

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$1 trillion in US distressed debt and close to 18% unemployment rate.

Don’t Blame CDS For Greek Woes: Salmon

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Brazil circa 2002 shows how credit default swaps did no harm.

Stock Data Bunk: Zweig vs. Siegel

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Going back to 1802 for stock data is useless.

Managed Accounts: Transparency at High Price

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Results of Prequin's survey show managed accounts are being snapped up by institutions concerned about transparency.

Public Sector Pension Plans Escape Budget

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Budget coverage at Benefits Canada

Dynamic De-Risking

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Sponsors must reduce the mismatch risk in their plans as much as their financial position allows.

India on the Horizon

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Industry thought-leaders reflect on economic achievements and prospects of India.

Deflation, Then and Now

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I thought this piece might just be filed under “what is old is new again”. Except that things are a lot different now – and much more serious.

Canadian Hedge Funds Outperform: AIMA Canada Winner

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Canadian hedge funds outperformed their global peers and were able to distinguish themselves based on their smaller asset size, which mirrors Canadian equity markets.

Traditional LDI Based on Snapshots of the Past: El-Erian

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Plan sponsors want smart passive instead.

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