Newsdash Insight on Plan Design & Investment Strategy from PLANSPONSOR
November 28th, 2017
DOL Allows 18-Month Extension for Fiduciary Rule’s Full Implementation
After asking OMB to review the delay, DOL decides to go ahead with it. Read more >
Bill Would Create Pension Rehabilitation Trust Fund
It would be used to make loans to multiemployer DB plans. Read more >
ETF Assets Reach $4.4 Trillion
This is a cumulative average growth rate of 21% since 2005, when ETF assets were a mere $417 billion. Read more >
Ascensus Gives TPAs Online Resources They Want
There were several areas of interest that TPAs prefer to find quickly, all of which have been enhanced within an updated dashboard navigation toolbar for ease of access. Read more >
Getting Retirement Ready
Sponsors’ views toward 401(k)s are changing 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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Lawsuit Filed in Colorado District Court Shows Great-West Targeted by Fraud
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DOL Rule Provides Tailwind for Adoption of Outsourced Fiduciary Services
Deciding to Team Up
In spite of doubts or questions, sometimes only an ‘M’ or ‘A’ will doan ‘M’ or ‘A’ will do Read more >
A Focus on the TDF Market
Our guide to the size, scope and design of target-date options Read more >
Market Mirror
Yesterday, the Dow increased 22.79 points (0.10%) to 23,580.78, the NASDAQ closed 10.64 points (0.15%) lower at 6,878.52, and the S&P 500 was down 1.00 point (0.04%) at 2,601.42. The Russell 2000 lost 5.85 points (0.39%) to finish at 1,513.31, and the Wilshire 5000 decreased 26.15 points (0.10%) to 27,032.69.   The price of the 10-year Treasury note was up 4/32, decreasing its yield to 2.331%. The price of the 30-year Treasury bond was down 5/32, increasing its yield to 2.772%.

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