Variable compensation plans yield low return
- Public pension dos and don'ts. Sass, Steven // Regional Review;Spring92, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p20
Asserts that states in the United States should not use pension money to invest in popular economic and social projects. Inability of pension funds to supply more or cheaper mortgage credit without losing income or security; Percentage of the funds in various `economically targeted investments.'
- Dollar hedge assists September returns. // Super Review;Nov2010, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p3
The article focuses on the data from Chant West, a superannuation research and consultancy firm, which revealed that the median growth superannuation fund yielded 2.4 percent in returns in Australia.
- R.I. pension flap simmers. // Pensions & Investments;4/1/1996, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p43
Reports that there is opposition to Rhode Island Governor, Lincoln Almond's cut in the state's pension system. Comments from Senator John Roney; Examination of Rhode Island, New York pension system; Names of those in opposition.
- The sky isn't falling. Baldo, Anthony // FW;1/18/94, Vol. 163 Issue 2, p26
Reports on the pension funding deficit and its effects on the corporate pension system. Background information; Opinions; Statistics; Possible steps to be taken. INSET: Why is this bill necessary?, by Meenakshi Panchapakesan..
- Cliffwater surveys allocation/performance trends for US state pensions. Barreto, Susan // Invest Hedge;10/26/2015, p1
The article presents an analysis on the allocation and performance of U.S. state pensions in 2015.
- Where Pension Plans Parked Assets in 2014. Cornfield, Jill // Plan Sponsor News;2015, p1
Fortune 1000 companies with frozen pension plans went conservative in 2014, while open plans took a bit more risk.
- Journal abstracts. // Social Security Bulletin;Winter94, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p82
Presents the abstract of the article `Economic Aspects of Pension Reform in OECD Countries,' by Robert Holzmann, from a 1993 issue of `Public Finance/Finances Publiques.'
- Funds confront negative returns, funding burdens. Hemmerick, Steve // Pensions & Investments;10/19/1998, Vol. 26 Issue 21, p1
Examines the difficulties encountered by pension funds in the United States. Negative returns due to the global slide in securities markets; Expected decline of discount rates for plans; Average quarterly returns; Remarks by several pension managers on the business; Interdependence of markets;...
- SMSF continues strong growth. // Money Management;
The article focuses on the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority (APRA) superannuation statistics which reveals growth of seven percent in Australia's self-managed superfund (SMSF) sector in 2012-2013 and mentions asset growth of 15.3 per cent to 505.5 billion dollars as on June 30, 2013.