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Ted Eliopoulos is showing increasing intolerance for return-corroding fees.

CalPERS's hatchet man, Ted Eliopoulos, goes on a manager firing spree, shaving hundreds of millions in management fees -- but is it enough?

For its most recent fiscal year, the pension giant paid $1.6 billion in fees, with close to 90% of that money going to the real estate, private equity, and egregiously pricey hedge fund managers

June 23, 2015 – 3:04 PM

Eric Baggesen: What you have to ask yourself is, can you trade your way to success with $300 billion?

WSJ: CalPERS questions its own ability to execute winning trades

Candidates for the chopping block in the pension fund's strategy rethink include individual stocks and hedge funds -- and a retreat from its accustomed role as trading macher

August 12, 2014 – 4:08 PM

Robert Boslego: We can see this 'change' for what it is -- a statement of remorse for prior freelanced investment moves.

What I learned from the CalPERS meeting in which the 10 Beliefs were unveiled -- and why I came away mystified

As a risk manager I was looking for trailblazing thinking but the bland statements of belief were quite the opposite

October 2, 2013 – 5:27 PM

Joe Nation: CalPERS typically claims a much lower unfunded liability than actually exists--precisely because it assumes a higher-than-justified investment rate of return.

A careful look into whether CalPERS is ticking along or a ticking time bomb

The $270-billion giant seems more grounded after some investing misadventures, but the unfunded-liability horse may be out of the barn

September 4, 2013 – 3:12 AM

Robert Boslego: There is no guarantee that stocks will recover from a major loss within the time frame the retirement money is needed. [An investor] may literally die waiting for his or her portfolio to recover.

Why target date funds fail in the one area they're supposed to succeed -- downside protection

SEC recommendations about the inherent risk of target date funds are more controversial than their author's realize, says a veteran risk assessor

July 22, 2013 – 3:40 AM

Robert Boslego: RIAs should not be swayed into following The Endowment Model just because the elite universities use it.

Why the Yale endowment model has potentially calamitous pitfalls according to ... Yale itself

The endowment model's 20-year winning streak had consultants and asset managers imitating its high-risk strategies -- and then came the crash

September 21, 2012 – 4:28 AM

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