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April 14th, 2017
Lower Return Environment Highlights Role of Private Equity
New research from Cerulli Associates points to institutional investors’ willingness to embrace private equity as a key source of outperformance. Read more >
Low Levels of 401(k) Trading Measured During 2017
The first quarter of 2017 brought only light trading from 401(k) plan participants, according to data provided by Aon Hewitt. Read more >
Adviser Client Base Skews Male
Survey data from COUNTRY Financial shows a quarter of women have never sought financial advice from a professional, compared to 15% of men. Read more >
Mercer Anticipates Acceleration of Pension Activity
“We have seen many iterations of de‑risking actions over the past decade, and we see full plan terminations as the next wave, as many frozen plan sponsors convert from gradual steps to a Big Bang,” Mercer says. Read more >
Confusion Abounds After Fifth Circuit Decision Vacates DOL Fiduciary Rule
Nearly Three-Quarters of Boomers Want to Delay Retirement
Will SCOTUS Decide the Fate of the DOL Fiduciary Rule?
Many Americans Would Forego Social Security Payments for Student Loan Debt Forgiveness
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A talk with Joseph Flaherty, Chief Investment Risk Officer, MFS Read more >
Investment Products and Service Launches
American Century Releases New Alternative Investments Fund; First Trust Advisors Launches Active ETFs; and Thornburg Investment Management Adds R6 Share Classes. Read more >
Investing in Harmony
DOL guidance and Millennial interest spur plans to consider ESG Read more >

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