Newsdash Insight on Plan Design & Investment Strategy from PLANSPONSOR
November 22nd, 2017
Regulators Release Informational Copies of 2017 Form 5500
The new forms include important modifications. Read more >
PBGC Wants to Keep Requiring Disclosures for Distressed DB Plan Terminations
The agency has requested that the OMB continue to allow it to do so. Read more >
DOL Issues ERISA Guidance for Plans Impacted by Hurricane Maria, Wildfires
The guidance covers verification procedures, timely loan and hardship withdrawal repayments, and health care coverage. Read more >
Scant Withdrawals From DC Plans in First Half of Year
The number of participants taking hardship withdrawals remained less than 1%. Read more >
Responsible Investing Strategies Still a Challenge for Advisers
Only 21% of advisers surveyed reported feeling very well informed about responsible investing strategies, and the survey found accessing ESG data is a challenge for advisers. Read more >
MOST READ ARTICLES
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Tax Bill Passed By Senate Backs Off 457(b), 403(b) Plan Changes
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Pass-Through Tax Reform Impact on Small Businesses May Be Mitigated via Roth
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Settlement Ends Fujitsu Lawsuit Filed Over Plan Fees, Custom TDFs
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Congressional Democrats Continue Push on Butch Lewis Act
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Education on Lifetime Income Needed in Not-for-Profit Sector
Morningstar to Unveil Office Cloud
It will enable advisers to manage their practices and portfolios Read more >
Market Mirror
Tuesday, the Dow climbed 160.50 points (0.69%) to 23,590.83, the NASDAQ closed 71.76 points (1.06%) higher at 6,862.48, and the S&P 500 was up 16.89 points (0.65%) at 2,599.03. The Russell 2000 increased 15.49 points (1.03%) to 1,518.89, and the Wilshire 5000 gained 157.57 points (0.59%) to finish at 27,019.99.   The price of the 10-year Treasury note was up 4/32, decreasing its yield to 2.357%. The price of the 30-year Treasury bond increased 15/32, bringing its yield down to 2.759%.

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