TITLE

Stock market returns lift DB pension plans

AUTHOR(S)
Lee, Karen
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Mar2004, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the status of defined benefit pension plans in the stock market as of March 2004. Loss of investment of Pension Benefit Guarantee Corp.; Government support on funding rate adjustments; Views of Dallas Salisbury, president of the Employee Benefits Research Institute on the current pension system; Effects of stock activity to the funding rates.
ACCESSION #
12470057

 

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