Two of the biggest trends in the investing industry are on a collision course.
The passing of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan is good news for multiemployer pension funds, but more work needs to be done.
The continuum of uncertainty launched by the coronavirus pandemic is ongoing, even as managers and investors recalibrate.
P&I reached out to plan sponsors and money managers to ask them what, if anything, has changed in the wake of the U.S. election.
A strong economic rebound in the second and third quarters could be in danger as a traditionally hazardous part of the year approaches.
Principles that have helped institutional investors understand and combat climate change can be used to help address the racial divide.
The reaction to money manager Ken Fisher's crude remarks at a recent investment conference shows that times have changed for the better.
When General Electric Co. froze its defined benefit pension plan earlier this month, a quiet pioneer bit the dust.
Retirement plan sponsors should think twice before adding mandatory arbitration clauses to their plan documents.
Asset owners need to shed racial biases because it is unjust to exclude a group of talented professionals from an opportunity for success.
U.S. pension funds with significant active portfolios should watch with interest the adoption of performance-based fees by Japan's GPIF.
Congress needs to find a way to fix the multiemployer pension crisis before it is too late — and more expensive — to act.
Corporate CEOs and CIOs of investment institutions must formalize processes to recognize what new and emerging technologies will do to investments.
A securities transaction tax, if enacted, will stunt the growth of retirement assets unless pension funds get an exemption.
In addition to crimping economic growth, another government shutdown would needlessly delay work on other pressing issues affecting Americans.
A congressional joint committee should not rush in its efforts to find a bipartisan solution for the multiemployer plan crisis.
Congress needs to pass proposals to solve the multiemployer plan crisis and expand who can participate in multiple employer plans.
The spate of recent fee reductions by investment firms could cause difficulties for defined contribution plan fiduciaries.
There's room for improvement among target-date strategies, but they do get people on the way to saving for retirement.
It won't be long before investors, including public pension funds, will have ample opportunities to invest in the cannabis industry.
Congress should work harder at designing a rescue plan for troubled industry funds, one less likely to leave future taxpayers on the hook.
With so many workers failing to save enough — or anything — for retirement, it's time to re-examine the U.S. retirement system.
Workforce diversity fosters diversity of ideas and approaches. It is time to cultivate, hire and mentor more women in asset management.
Not even rocket scientists have all the answers when it comes to making the right choices about retirement.
Placing pay-equity policy restrictions on public funds' use of alternatives managers, as proposed in a bill in California, is misguided.