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Money Management

Money Management

Richard Giles was named head of strategic partnerships at U.K. multiemployer retirement firm TPT Retirement Solutions.
Ray Dalio in step with Davos view that Fed has to rethink tightening

Economy

Economy

The Federal Reserve and other central banks are right to rethink plans to tighten monetary policy as global growth slows, Davos goers say.
Auto drawdown on way to becoming new mainstay

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

Plan sponsors are providing retiring employees with 401(k) drawdown options to keep them from rolling over their assets into IRAs.
Optimism abounds on China's new savings pillar

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

China's target-date fund-of-funds retirement pillar, despite a weak start, is expected to become asset-gathering powerhouse.
U.K. experts: Just say no to capital buffer requirement

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

Many U.K. experts said a capital buffer should not be included in the country's version of a collective defined contribution plan.
Participants react to December drop — or did they?

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

Tracking DC plan participants' trading responses to market volatility can yield mixed results.
Fourth-quarter decline smacks pension funds in largest markets

Pension Funds

Pension Funds

Pension funds across seven markets took a major hit in the fourth quarter, entrenching 2018 returns in negative territory.
High court asked to settle question of loss causation

COURTS

COURTS

The Supreme Court was asked to resolve a dispute among federal appeals courts that will have a profound impact on DC plans.
BlackRock shifts focus to portfolio construction

MONEY MANAGEMENT

MONEY MANAGEMENT

BlackRock is restructuring to concentrate more on portfolio construction and less on marketing traditional active and passive strategies.
Shutdown puts regulatory action in fog of uncertainty for industry

WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON

With the government shutdown now in its fifth week, "uncertainty" is the key word for many investors and retirement industry stakeholders.
Unicorns could become an endangered species

ALTERNATIVES

ALTERNATIVES

Some are starting to wonder whether unicorns will hold their sky-high valuations or crash to earth, bringing investor returns with them.
Jack Bogle remembered for imprint on investing

IN MEMORIAM

IN MEMORIAM

Jack Bogle, who started the first index mutual fund, was always conscious of where his creation was headed.
Private equity gets slogged by shutdown

PRIVATE EQUITY

PRIVATE EQUITY

A prolonged government shutdown could stall or even kill private equity deals and public market exits.
Private equity investors get IRS rules on 20% tax break

PRIVATE EQUITY

PRIVATE EQUITY

The IRS has given business owners the anticipated final word on how they can claim one of the biggest perks in the 2017 GOP tax overhaul.
San Bernardino County plans $500 million in private equity commitments in 2019

PENSION FUNDS

PENSION FUNDS

San Bernardino County Employees' Retirement Association has budgeted a total of $500 million for private equity commitments in 2019.