How to assess a pension fund’s performance

This is the time of year when many pension funds report their returns for the prior fiscal year. And often, the reported returns were calculated using a time-weighted method. But, is this appropriate? Or, perhaps, is more needed? In my way of thinking, pension funds,...

When the labels don’t matter; e.g., time-weighting

Sometimes, the labels don’t matter We just finished our European conference PMAR, an event that we felt was a huge success. And, as I often do, I made an attempt to interject a bit of humor. A favorite label of mine to pick on is “regular coffee,” as...

How a book on the EU and the relating of Homer’s “The Odyssey” made it’s way to this blog, relative to money-weighting

On the first day of this long July 4th weekend, I’m reading a book that is quite timely, which just came in: “Towards an Imperfect Union,” by Dalibor Rohac. It’s excellent, simply excellent, and I’m learning a great deal. The author...

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