Newsdash Insight on Plan Design & Investment Strategy from PLANSPONSOR
February 5th, 2018

2018 Plan Sponsors of the Year

We are pleased to announce the finalists in the following categories: Corporate 401(k) < $10MM; Corporate 401(k) >$10MM to $50MM; Corporate 401(k) >$50MM to $100MM; Corporate 401(k) >$100MM to $800MM; Corporate 401(k) >$800MM; Public DC; Nonprofit DC Plan <$100MM; Nonprofit DC Plan >$100MM; Total Retirement Offering. (Please note that in order to view the finalists, you must be a registered user of PLANADVISER.com. It’s free and takes just a minute to complete.) Read more >
Americans See Value in DC Plan Designs
Americans are confident DC plans will help them meet their retirement goals, ICI found. Read more >
Talking Advisory Industry Disruption with America’s Best 401K
The direct-to-sponsor firm proudly brands itself as an advisory industry disruptor, boasting fast revenue growth and a 30-day average sales cycle; we sit down with lead strategy officer Josh Robbins for a frank conversation about what comes next for the company and its “traditional” competition. Read more >
Endowment Index Shifts With Evolving Markets
The Endowment Index calculated by Nasdaq has reconstituted and rebalanced its overall asset allocation for 2018, making some slight but telling adjustments. Read more >
Zero/Zero Share Classes Hit $1.2t
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Market Mirror
Friday, the Dow plunged 665.75 points (2.54%) to 25,520.96, the NASDAQ fell 144.92 points (1.96%) to 7,240.95, and the S&P 500 dropped 59.85 points (2.12%) to close at 2,762.13. The Russell 2000 lost 32.60 points (2.06%) to finish at 1,547.27, and the Wilshire 5000 plummeted 612.11 points (2.09%) to 28,616.36.   The price of the 10-year Treasury bond decreased 11/32, bringing its yield up to 2.833%. The price of the 30-year Treasury bond fell 31/32, increasing its yield to 3.077%.   WEEK’S WORTH: For the week ending February 2, the Dow fell 4.12%, the NASDAQ decreased 3.53%, and the S&P 500 was down 3.85%. The Russell 2000 finished 3.78% lower, and the Wilshire 5000 lost 3.84%.

Editorial: Alison Cooke Mintzer alison.mintzer@strategic-i.com

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