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Issue Date: Monday, December 25, 2017

News

Tax reform deal has few answers, many questions

Tax reform deal has few answers, many questions

The ambitious tax overhaul leaves plenty of unanswered questions and fears of glitches due to the speed of its passage.

2017 in review

2017 in review

The ripple effects of the Trump presidency spread throughout P&I's top 10 stories, from tax reform to private-sector retirement initiatives and more.

Foreign managers take long view on increasing business in China

Foreign managers take long view on increasing business in China

The initial "gang of eight" is bringing out first offerings for high-net-worth and institutional investors on mainland China.

New investments down, but so are redemptions

New investments down, but so are redemptions

New institutional hedge fund inflows slow, but so do redemptions.

Managers see more woe from high-yield market

Managers see more woe from high-yield market

U.S. tax reform is expected to reduce debt issuance in the new year, rocking the boat for high-yield strategies.

Investors weighing if industrial real estate's hot streak to continue

Investors weighing if industrial real estate’s hot streak to continue

The industrial real estate sector still has a sunny outlook but there are signs that rosy picture might be changing.

Colorado PERA director always put participants first

Colorado PERA director always put participants first

Gregory William Smith, executive director of Colorado PERA, died Dec. 12. He was 56.

No P&I Defined Contribution Digest Dec. 25

No P&I Defined Contribution Digest Dec. 25

The P&I Defined Contribution Digest is taking a holiday break and will not be published Monday, Dec. 25. Publication will resume Monday, Jan. 8.

Special Report

Outlook 2018

Outlook 2018

P&I turns to the experts for their views on what to expect in 2018.

Editorial

Hidden risks in diversification

Hidden risks in diversification

Fixed-income portfolios might not be providing the diversification asset allocators hope for.

Tax cuts, bonds and the look ahead

Tax cuts, bonds and the look ahead

The far-reaching Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that Congress passed on Dec. 20 is likely to affect institutional investors for years.

Other Views

A simple solution to better retirement plans – Default to digital

A simple solution to better retirement plans – Default to digital

Paper has served as the default communication method since the passage of ERISA. It's time to modernize and streamline participant communications.