Pension Pulse

Leo Kolivakis is an independent senior economist and pension and investment analyst with years of experience working on the buy and sell-side. He has researched and invested in traditional and alternative asset classes at two of the largest public pension funds in Canada, the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (Caisse) and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments). He's also consulted the Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada on the governance of the Federal Public Service Pension Plan (2007) and been invited to speak at the Standing Committee on Finance (2009) and the Senate Standing Committee on Banking, Commerce and Trade (2010) to discuss Canada's pension system.

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Naked Capitalism contributor: http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/author/leo-kolivakis Seeking Alpha (i’m not sure if these are aggregated articles or written specifically for seeking alpha) : http://seekingalpha.com/author/leo-kolivakis/articles#view=regular_articles

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Reassessing the Rebound in Markets?

Fred Imbert and Silvia Amaro of CNBC report, Dow jumps more than 300 points after China offers a way to eliminate US trade imbalance:Stocks rose on Friday as investors cheered potential progress in trade negotiations between China and the U.S.The Do...

The Legend of Jack Bogle?

Art Carey and Erin Arvedlund of the Philadelphia Inquirer report, John Bogle, who founded Vanguard and revolutionized retirement savings, dies at 89:John C. Bogle, 89, who revolutionized the way Americans save for the future, championed the i...

Rethinking Sustainable Investing?

Geoffrey Briant, President & CEO of G2 Alternatives Advisory Corp., sent me a guest comment, What is Sustainable Investing? Investing in the Nexus between Climate Change, Energy, Food & Water:Sustainable investing is not just investing in solar and ...

PSP Invests in Australia's Agribusiness?

Kirk Falconer of PE Hub reports, PSP Investments acquires majority of agribusiness BFB:Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) has acquired a majority stake in BFB Pty Ltd, a Temora, Australia-based diversified farming business.Te...

Sabia on Doing Sustainable Investing Right?

Mary Childs of Barron's reports, How to Do Sustainable Investing Right, According to a Pension Fund Manager:Michael Sabia has one of the most enviable jobs in investing. The chief executive officer of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, or CD...