Items Tagged ‘investments’

December 21, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Clawing their way Back

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

A negative 13.4 percent return on investment is hardly something to crow about.  But when your peers are faring much worse, you can breathe a little easier.    Macalester College weathered such a return on its endowment fund last year by adhering to its investment policy: Manage for the long term but be mindful of […]

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Tags: campaign, endowments, investments, nonprofit organization

October 27, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Dippin’ endowments

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

The nation’s economic and financial market woes have depleted healthcare endowments and raised questions about how best to manage portfolio risk.   Equities markets have rebounded since lows that followed the sharp declines in the final months of 2008 and earlier this year, but gains have not erased concerns raised by recent volatility about how […]

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Tags: endowments, investments

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