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January 11th, 2019
New House Ways & Means Chair Introduces Multiemployer Pension Bill
Representative Richard Neal has introduced a bill with bipartisan backers that would take several steps towards solving the union multiemployer pension funding crisis Read more >
Will 2019 Bring Solution to Small Business Coverage Gap?
Even as large employers embrace cutting edge features in their retirement plans, LIMRA data shows small businesses continue to struggle when it comes to offering even basic retirement benefits. Read more >
Study Points Out Benefits of Guaranteed Pensions to Economy
According to a study from the National Institute on Retirement Security, in 2016, each dollar paid out in pension benefits supported $2.13 in total economic output nationally. Read more >
RBG and Triad Discuss Recently Confirmed Affiliation
Triad and Resources Investment Advisors say the recruitment of Retirement Benefits Group reflects the way retirement-focused advisers are seeking integrated practice management solutions and hands-on support from brokerage and custody service providers Read more >
Principal Reveals Eagerly Awaited Wells Fargo Platform Integration Strategy
SECURE Act Ensnared in Senate After Flying Through House
Jumbo Imprudence Alleged in H.E. Butt ERISA Challenge
Fiduciary Advisory Firms Sue to Block SEC’s Reg BI
MIT ERISA Lawsuit Parties Announce Settlement
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Jamie Bentley SVP & National Retirement Sales Manager at PIMCO Discusses Women and Investing with PLANADVISER
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Plan Strategies’ New Website Offers Educational Blog
The new website features a modern, easy-to-use design, improved navigation, and a blog it says will be an educational resource for employees and employers. Read more >
Investment Product and Service Launches
Natixis releases international sustainable equity fund; Putnam to host webcasts on fixed income markets; and Fitch Ratings launches ESG Scoring System. Read more >
Market Mirror
Thursday, the Dow climbed 122.80 points (0.51%) to 24,001.92, the NASDAQ closed 28.99 points (0.42%) higher at 6,986.07, and the S&P 500 increased 11.67 points (0.45%) to 2,596.63. The Russell 2000 was up 6.63 points (0.46%) at 1,445.43, and the Wilshire 5000 gained 112.33 points (0.42%) to finish at 26,853.74. The price of the 10-year Treasury note was down 8/32, increasing its yield to 2.738%. The price of the 30-year Treasury bond decreased 30/32, bringing its yield up to 3.051%.

Editorial: Alison Cooke Mintzer


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