Pension contributions

IBM computes $500 million contribution for non-U.S. pension plans this year

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International Business Machines Corp., Armonk, N.Y., plans to contribute about $500 million to its non-U.S. pension plans in 2017.
MetLife to make $225 million voluntary contribution to U.S. pension plans

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MetLife Inc., New York, will make a $225 million discretionary contribution this year to its qualified U.S. pension plans, according to a 10-K filed Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange...
Merck prescribes $235 million for pension plans in 2017

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Merck & Co. Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., will contribute $50 million to its U.S. pension plans in 2017, $160 million to its international pension plans and $25 million for other postretirement plans.
New Jersey governor proposes using lottery money to bolster state pension system

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie recommended that the state lottery be used to bolster public pension funds, a strategy that could raise the funding ratio of the state pension system to 64% from 49%.
Xerox sending $350 million to pension plans in 2017

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Xerox Corp., Norwalk, Conn., expects to contribute $350 million to its defined benefit plans in 2017 — $169 million to its U.S. plans and $181 million to its non-U.S. plans.
Pinnacle West charges up $300 million in contributions through 2019

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Pinnacle West Capital Corp., Phoenix, plans to make voluntary contributions to its U.S. pension plan totaling $300 million during the three years through 2019.
GE charges up $1.72 billion contribution for main pension plan in 2017

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General Electric Co., Boston, plans to contribute about $1.72 billion to the GE Pension Plan in 2017, said its recent 10-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Freeport McMoRan explores $172 million pension contribution in 2017

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Freeport McMoRan Inc., Phoenix, plans to contribute a total of $172 million to its pension plans in 2017.
Duke Energy maps out $160 million pension contribution this year

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Duke Energy Corp., Charlotte, N.C., plans to contribute $160 million to its cash balance pension plans in 2017, the company disclosed in its 10-K filing.
Coca-Cola going better with $106 million contribution to pension funds

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Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta, plans to make $106 million in contributions to its pension plans in 2017.
Mondelez to feed $468 million to pension funds in 2017

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Mondelez International Inc., Deerfield, Ill., anticipates contributing $468 million total to its worldwide pension plans in 2017.
Entergy to contribute $409 million to pension funds in 2017

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Entergy Corp., New Orleans, plans to contribute $409 million to its qualified pension plans in 2017.
Xcel Energy electrifies pension plans with $150 million contribution in January

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Xcel Energy Inc., Minneapolis, contributed $150 million to its pension plans in January, shows the company's 10-K filed Friday.
Aon plans $185 million contribution to worldwide pension funds in 2017

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Aon PLC, London, expects to contribute about $185 million total to its worldwide pension plans in 2017.
Pfizer to contribute $1.34 billion to pension plans in 2017

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Pfizer Inc., New York, will contribute $1.16 billion to its U.S. qualified pension plans in 2017 and $175 million to its international plans.