Proactive plan design is trending
Mountains and molehills: Achievements and distractions on the road to decarbonization, and what comes next
Michael discusses this year’s Eye on the Market Energy paper. Topics include the unattainable objectives of the Green New Deal, an overview of the world’s de-carbonization challenges, Germany’s energy transition and Trump’s War on Science.
In-plan retirement income solutions: Fiduciary considerations for defined contribution plan sponsors
ERISA Strategist, Dan Notto, discusses key considerations for DC plan sponsors thinking about offering in-plan retirement income solutions to retired employees.
In this year’s Holiday Eye on the Market, Michael records a note to his spouse on her father, the 2020 US Presidential election, and what might be the widest ideological divide in 100 years.
Bond yields remain at or near historic lows around the world, leading to a substantial increase in the value of pension plan liabilities.
For the first time in 20 years, markets will have to survive without support from central banks.
Markets have bounced back nicely in 2019 after a volatile December due to concerns of rising rates, peak economic and earnings growth and geopolitical tensions.
Plan participant, defined contribution, survey
Michael takes a close look at the question of rising committed and unspent capital in private equity, and implications for investors.