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  • I haven't made any decision whether I'm going to run for president or not, declares Gov. Chris Christie, (R-N.J.), sharing his thoughts on the 2016 election and public perception of him after the "Bridgegate" scandal.

  • Governor Chris Christie

    I will not be able to pay down the sins of my predecessors, says Gov. Chris Christie, (R-N.J.), sharing his thoughts on funding pensions in New Jersey.

  • Gov. Christie: This was not a bipartisan budget  Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    Gov. Chris Christie, (R-N.J.), discusses his battle to balance the budget in the Garden State. Also Christie shares his thoughts on taxes. Folks don't understand you have to make yourself competitive from a tax prospective, says Christie.

  • Gov. Christie defends NJ's new budget  Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    Gov. Chris Christie, (R-N.J.), provides his thoughts on a wide array of topics, from funding public pensions, to taxes, politics, and legalizing marijuana.

  • Detroit rolls out a new model: A hybrid pension plan Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 6:21 AM ET
    People seeking employment wait in line to enter a job fair at the Matrix Center April 23, 2014 in Detroit.

    If it succeeds, the city’s cost-cutting hybrid pension plan could be a model for solving government budget crises across the country.

  • Are public pensions headed for another disaster? Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    To try to close the gap in underfunded pensions, states are shifting fund assets into stocks and investments like hedge funds.

  • NJ faces another credit rating slash: S&P Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 4:02 PM ET
    The Bridge Street Bridge, Passaic River and Newark skyline are seen from Harrison, New Jersey.

    S&P could downgrade New Jersey again because of budgetary imbalance and underfunded pensions, putting it among the three worst-rated states.

  • Teachers' Pension Plan CEO talks investment  Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan manages around $141 billion, says Ron Mock, the group's CEO, as he discusses how the Pension Plan invests.

  • America's pension crisis  Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 2:11 PM ET

    Richard Ravitch, "So Much to Do" author, discusses the growing pension crisis in the U.S. R. Donahue Peebles, The Peebles Corporation CEO, provides perspective.

  • The companies slashing pension costs the most Friday, 16 May 2014 | 3:54 PM ET

    Big firms are planning to cut the cash they put into employees' pensions this year. Investors are hoping to get their hands on the money instead—USAT.

  • NY pension 'smoothing' may ding retirement fund Friday, 16 May 2014 | 6:24 AM ET
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo

    New Yorkers who rely on the state pension fund for their retirement may be short-changed as a result of one of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's policies.

  • Why tapering didn’t push up bond yields Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 7:20 PM ET

    Fears tapering would push up long-end bond yields appear to have come to naught, with yields falling and some expect they won't budge anytime soon.

  • CalPERS could slash hedge funds: Report Monday, 12 May 2014 | 1:33 PM ET
    Signage stands outside the offices of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (Calpers) in Sacramento, California.

    Is the largest public state pension in the U.S. cutting its allocation to hedge funds by half?

  • The man pushing CEO pay to the stratosphere Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 10:38 AM ET
    Bob Iger, CEO of Walt Disney Corp, John Donahoe, CEO of Ebay and Pierre Dauman, CEO of Viacom. These three companies' boards pay CEOs above the median of the company’s self-selected peers.

    Ira Kay, the top CEO-compensation consultant, is on a mission to defend rising executive compensation, despite outrage from shareholders.

  • Detroit reaches deal with 14 city labor unions Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 10:33 AM ET
    A file photo of downtown Detroit

    Detroit and a coalition of 14 city employee unions have reached a tentative deal on five-year collective bargaining agreements.

  • Japan overhauls its massive public pension fund Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 11:36 AM ET
    Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe.

    Japan overhauled the world's biggest public pension fund in a push toward Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's goal of a more aggressive investment strategy.

  • Outlook for pensions is pretty awful: Bridgewater Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 1:17 PM ET
    People, mostly union and retired city workers, protest in front of the U.S. Courthouse, October 23, 2013, Detroit, Michigan.

    An estimated 85 percent of public pensions could fail in 30 years, according to controversial new research by Bridgewater Associates.

  • Pension funds & return reality  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    CNBC enterprise reporter Lawrence Delevingne breaks down how many public pension funds overestimate annual returns.

  • Detroit reaches pension cuts deal  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 12:28 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports Detroit has reached a deal with retirees on pension cuts.

  • Detroit reaches deal with retirees on pension cuts Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 12:26 PM ET
    Protestors rally in front of the U.S. Courthouse in Detroit, October 28, 2013.

    The city of Detroit has reached a deal with retired police officers and firefighters that would preserve current pensions.