Argentina lost its bid for a rehearing of a federal appeals court ruling against it in litigation over $1.5 billion in the nation's defaulted bonds.
November 19, 2013 | 01:15 pm
Fifty-five percent of respondents to a P&I Online survey last week expect to vote for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in Tuesday's election.
November 05, 2012 | 12:46 pm
In election season, politicians ask: Are you better off than you were four years ago? But pension funds should ask: Are they better prepared to deal with the risk and return challenges that lie ahead ...
October 29, 2012
Money managers and others in financial services have shifted their support in the presidential election to Mitt Romney, after backing Barack Obama four years ago.
October 15, 2012
Pension fund executives were among leaders in the effort to reform the financial system and end the doctrine of too big to fail. Yet, some pension funds themselves have come to be seen by some as too ...
October 15, 2012
That's a question Barry C. Knapp, U.S. equity portfolio strategist, Barclays Capital Inc., New York, addresses in a recent research report “U.S. Portfolio Strategy: Election 2012: "It's the...
October 01, 2012
Farallon Capital co-managing partner Thomas F. Steyer addressed the Democratic National Convention, discussing the importance of clean energy as a differentiating factor in the upcoming presidential...
September 07, 2012 | 02:24 pm
Private-sector retirement plans got a passing mention Tuesday at the Democratic National Convention, where the party platform focused on Social Security.
September 04, 2012 | 04:17 pm
Pension funds and retirement security are featured topics in both Democratic and Republican platforms, but the focuses are different.
September 03, 2012
Republicans in their 2012 platform are calling for a presidential panel to look at corporate defined benefit pension plans backed by the PBGC to see whether a taxpayer bailout is in the cards.
August 29, 2012 | 04:11 pm
Both parties have been talking about tax reform to broaden the revenue base and lower tax rates. Both parties are also under pressure to deal with the federal budget. In the quest to find revenue and ...
August 20, 2012 | 12:01 am
Rep. Paul Ryan's selection as Mitt Romney's vice presidential candidate has federal worker groups braced for cuts in their retirement benefits.
August 14, 2012 | 05:23 pm
Laurence D. Fink, BlackRock CEO, said he supports the re-election of Barack Obama because the president needs more than four years to help the country recover from the global financial crisis.
May 14, 2012 | 12:10 pm
In a presidential election with many competing issues already on the table for the Democrats and Republicans, Putnam Investments chief executive Robert Reynolds wants to turn the conversation to...
May 10, 2012 | 06:45 pm
Mitt Romney's campaign for the Republican presidential nomination may be costing his private-equity backers a lot more than they bargained for.