Volatility in equity markets continues to concern plan sponsors.
Tag: S&P 500
Morgan Stanley’s Wilson, who called the 2017 blowout and the 2018 letdown, sees more of the same for next year.
Increased discount rates, global equity returns generate uptick in the ratios for plans in the index.
MIT study shows how reaction to the 2016 presidential election shaped investing along partisan lines.
Yale professor sees stocks as way overvalued and thinks investors are fooling themselves about continued increases.
Rising equities were offset by a falling discount rate during the month.
When the market has been good before the ninth month, its poor rep doesn’t matter.
Value stocks are showing more life of late, which could signal a pullback, firm says.
Amid news of new trade talks with China, Wharton professor warns that worsening hostilities would trigger a bear-market plunge.
Funded ratio for S&P 500 defined benefit plans rises to 85.8%.
Index falls 0.41% during quarter, while S&P 500 gains 3.43%.
Tariffs don’t involve a major part of the US economy and this may all be a negotiating tactic, say some market strategists.
The recovery from the market’s winter correction is aiding this month’s performance, so far.
Aggregate pension debt drops by $9 billion, but combined S&P 1500 debt is still more than $2 trillion.
Report estimates top 50 defined benefit plans at 86% funded level.