Tag: Performance

U.S. Market Index Records Offer Food For Thought

Few retirement plan investors may actually mirror their portfolios to a U.S. total market index—but there are still some important implications to be found in the record-setting performance of the Wilshire 5000, beyond the relative growth of small-cap and large-cap.

Growth in TDF Market Underscores Proprietary Product Debate

The drivers behind a target-date manager offering open architecture most commonly include the belief that participants benefit from asset manager diversification and the need to outsource allocations to access best-in-class strategies, Cerulli reports.

PANC 2017: Measuring TDF Performance

Against the background of strong equity market performance in the last seven or eight years, passive target-date funds now account for 42% of the TDF market, compared with 27% in 2009. 

DST Systems and Ruane Advisory Named in ERISA Suit

Defendants pursued an “exceptionally imprudent investment strategy” with respect to a significant portion of the DST System retirement plan’s assets, plaintiffs claim, resulting in up to $100 million in avoidable losses.