Market participants remain focused on downside risks, leading pessimism, rather than optimism, to permeate the investment landscape
WHILE MOST CORPORATIONS’ 10-K FILINGS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE UNTIL LATE FEBRUARY, WE ANALYZED PRELIMINARY DATA ON PENSION PLANS THAT HAVE FISCAL YEAR ENDS BETWEEN JUNE 30, 2018 AND OCTOBER 31, 2018.
Transient market volatility has the potential to be thrilling
Political uncertainty has led to low expectations that policy initiatives would see much progress before year-end.
For most of 2018, eurozone and US monetary policy appeared to be on a largely preset course.
PG&E (ticker: PCG) filed for bankruptcy - surprisingly the issuer was within the A or better rated pension liability discount rate universe within the prior 12 months.
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Due to a 30 bps decrease in discount rates, funded status fell 1.3% this month from 90.4% to 89.1%
Investors are concerned about the deterioration of corporate debt quality.