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- Tough lessons. // Pensions & Investments;5/3/1999, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p10
Focuses on the recovery of pension funds from the financial crisis in the United States. Renewed interest of money managers in emerging markets; Need to adopt the rules of real capitalism.
- Forces For Stabilization. Hoguet, George R. // International Economy;Jan2001/Feb2001, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p46
Analyzes how United States pension funds can help avert future global financial crises. Causes of the global financial crises in the late 1990s; Assets under American pension funds; Investments of pension funds in foreign markets; Keys to investing in emerging markets.
- Study examines traits common to solid public pension plans. BRADFORD, HAZEL // Pensions & Investments;7/11/2011, Vol. 39 Issue 14, p6
The article reports on a study conducted by the National Institute on Retirement Security (NTRS) according to which full employer contributions made consistently over time has allowed some public pension plans to weather the financial crisis better than others.
- Crash course. Dixon, Daryl // Bulletin with Newsweek;11/07/2000, Vol. 118 Issue 6249, p74
Asserts the capability of superannuation and allocated pension funds in Australia to weather a possible international stockmarket collapse. Legality of tax-free restructuring of allocated pension funds; Determination of overvaluation of individual assets; Capital gains tax advantages.
- Pension funds hold onto stock. Williamson, Christine; Barr, Paul G. // Pensions & Investments;11/10/1997, Vol. 25 Issue 23, p1
Focuses on a `Pensions & Investment' fax poll, in November 1997, on the the activities of pension fund executives when the domestic stock market suffered its biggest one day crash in history. How the October 27, 1997 market impacted on executives; Detailed information on the poll.
- LEARNING FROM DISASTER. Kozlowski, Rob // Pensions & Investments;10/14/2013, Vol. 41 Issue 21, p1
The author discusses various crises that drive the development of ways to protect plan assets. Investment professionals reduced equity allocations in favor of diversification in response to investment risk created by the financial crises. An overview of the "Pensions & Investments" magazine's...
- Public pensions: Feeding, and fixing, the sausage machine. WIRTZ, RONALD A. // Fedgazette;Jan2011, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p1
This article contends that most of the public pensions of the Ninth District of the U.S. based in Minneapolis, Minnesota are not funded well due to the neglect of both the pension members and the funds themselves. It presents the underlying principles behind public pension funds, which is...
- Making the pension system less vulnerable to financial crises. // OECD Economic Surveys: Netherlands;Jun2010, Vol. 2010 Issue 10, p45
The Dutch occupational pension system has been successful in securing high asset accumulation to fund generous pension promises. However, for the second time in this decade the pension system has been affected by a financial crisis and many pension funds' assets fell below levels needed to meet...
- Cushioning the impact. Scott, Philip // Corporate Adviser;Oct2015, p23
The article focuses on the financial crisis of China and its impact on the volatility of the global stockmarket. Topics discussed include the pensions funds, financial advisors, and global equities. Also being discussed are the market behaviour, pension world and fund selection, and influence of...