The U.S. economy should slow but not stall in 2019 due to fading fiscal stimulus, higher interest rates and a lack of workers. Even as unemployment falls further, inflation should be relatively contained.
How to enhance portfolio returns while limiting investment costs
How public pension funds can enhanve returns while limiting investment costs
A breakdown of what you need to watch this month as you consider investment implications for your pension plan.
Market participants remain focused on downside risks, leading pessimism, rather than optimism, to permeate the investment landscape
How real estate and infrastructure can enhance returns and reduce volatility
Due to growth assets and interest rates, funded status rose 1.5% this month from 85.4% to 86.9%.
The economic backdrop in 2019 has been characterized by weakness in manufacturing being offset by the resilience of services and health of the consumer.
Due to hedge portfolios and growth assets, funded status fell .4% this month from 88.5% to 88.1%.
Due to hedge portfolios and growth assets, funded status rose 1% this month from 87.5% to 88.5%.