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How Thrivent hopes to grow beyond its base of religious investors

Little-known Thrivent Financial, a Minneapolis-based asset manager that offers financial services to Lutherans, is hoping its recent streak of outperformance will make it stand apart at a time when steep investor outflows are prompting a wave of mergers throughout the mutual fund industry.

Why TIAA-CREF stands out as a fund manager

TIAA-CREF is an example of a whole that's greater than the sum of its parts. The firm was recognized at the 2014 U.S. Lipper Fund Awards last week as the best large fund management company overall, despite the fact that none of its portfolios received individual honors.

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Indicted Missouri governor resigns from post with GOP governors group

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, under indictment for invasion of privacy in connection with the cover-up of an extramarital affair, has resigned from a leadership position with the Republican Governors Association, the organization said on Friday.

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