See the 10 biggest stories that garnered the most interest from P&I Online readers.
BY HAZEL BRADFORD | FEBRUARY 17, 2014
Despite the growing drumbeat in Washington to stimulate more retirement savings, the prospect for real change is dim, and retirement plan sponsors are braced for more bad news from Congress and the White House.
BY HAZEL BRADFORD | MARCH 4, 2014
President Barack Obama's 2015 federal budget, unveiled Tuesday, calls for a 28% limit on retirement-related tax deductions and an overall cap on all retirement accounts, including pensions, that could bring in $1 billion per year in new tax revenue.
BY CHRISTINE WILLIAMSON | JANUARY 20, 2014
2014 is shaping up to be one of the most active years for hedge fund launches since before the financial crisis.
BY HAZEL BRADFORD | NOVEMBER 17, 2014
Federal employees are bracing for more bad news about their retirement benefits.
BY MEAGHAN KILROY | JULY 23, 2014
The measured value of liabilities for most defined benefit plans will increase between 3% and 8% with the adoption of new mortality tables, said a report from Wilshire Consulting.
BY ARLEEN JACOBIUS | JANUARY 20, 2014
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. has put Russell Investments, its investment management and consulting business, up for sale. Ultimately Russell was sold to the London Stock Exchange Group.
BY RANDY DIAMOND | MAY 12, 2014
CalPERS portfolio managers have begun cutting the system's $5.3 billion hedge fund allocation in half, signaling a shift away from the asset class for the nation's largest defined benefit plan, say multiple sources familiar with the pension plan's operations.
BY HAZEL BRADFORD | MAY 12, 2014
Expanding the public retirement system to the private sector moved to political reality from abstract concept this year, as 16 states either are considering legislation or taking the first steps toward implementing new approaches.
BY ARLEEN JACOBIUS | MARCH 31, 2014
Safeway Inc.'s pending $9.6 billion merger with Albertsons might be as much a real estate play as it is a private equity deal, but the real estate angle won't be revealed right away.
BY RANDY DIAMOND | MARCH 17, 2014
A post-mortem about Mohamed El-Erian's unexpected departure from PIMCO received more reader attention than any single article about Bill Gross' departure. Of course, as a collective, stories about Mr. Gross received even more attention as a whole.