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GOP tax proposals tilt to rich despite populist rhetoric

...raise the Earned Income tax Credit.Bush surprised observers by pledging to eliminate a tax break that benefits investment managers - a small but symbolically potent change to a Wall Street benefit that comes weeks after rival Donald Trump called...
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The Alaska Permanent Fund and Romney's Bain Capital

...Mike Burns.The corporation itself doesn't even chose the investments, instead they have two "gatekeeper" investment managers that they hire to select private equity investments.One of those, Pathway Capital Management, identified Bain...
How to diversify Juneau's economy?

...Juneau lost 280 residents, according to a report by the Juneau Economic Development Council. Peter Naoroz, an investment manager, said the city should identify the minimum basic infrastructure the city needs for growth instead of the recreational...
Financial strategist advises against 'following the herd' when investing

...year, due to the overhang of unemployment and housing. He said in an economic climate of slow GDP growth, a good investment manager can add value by finding the best opportunities in each part of the bond market. He gave an example of buying high-yield...
Mutual fund scandals haven't affected Permanent Fund has hired to buy and sell stocks of large, growth-oriented companies. Federal officials have accused two investment managers for Boston-based Putnam, the fifth-largest U.S. mutual fund company, of civil securities fraud for engaging...
My Turn: The only risk is not taking one

...up shop in Alaska. That is a sophomoric and shortsighted interpretation of the governor's attempt to get our investment managers to make our money work for us in new ways. At the Governor's Ball in Juneau, the Safeway Corp., donated...
Permanent Fund finishes rebound

...percent for the year.Also lagging was the fund's innovative "external CIO" program where a handful of top investment managers are hired to run miniature versions of the permanent fund with their own chief investment officers. Those mini-funds...
A jewel in the crown of the University of Alaska: College savings program

...a quality program rather than dictating every decision. Although it was obvious that T. Rowe Price was a good investment manager with a long track record good investment performance and an outstanding reputation for quality, they were selected...
Alaska Permanent Fund goes Outside for new CIO

The Alaska Permanent Fund's new Chief Investment Officer will be Jay Willoughby, a New Jersey investment manager.The announcement was made Thursday by Executive Director Mike Burns, who has also been acting as CIO of the $38 billion state...
Temporary lodgings for Alaska Permanent Fund managers?

The state of Alaska's top investment manager, charged with overseeing the state's $35 billion Permanent...he and his wife own a $500,000 house Pennsylvania. Investment managers won't talk of residency He declined to respond to an...


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