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The world's biggest investors are seeking more stable cash income at home, as aging societies and tighter regulation dull risk appetite.
WASHINGTON, May 22- Pension funds- those old guaranteed-benefit retirement plans your grandma might have told you about- outperform those in 401 plans year after year, according to new research from consulting company Towers Watson.
LONDON, May 22- The world's biggest investors may be rethinking 20 years of boosting overseas holdings and are instead seeking more stable cash income at home, as aging societies and tighter regulation dull risk appetite.
Health insurance was already evolving before the Affordable Care Act. But this year the law's sweeping changes will reshape how you get health care.
U.S. stock market index futures signaled a higher open on Tuesday, as shares in Europe and Japan rallied on upbeat bank earnings and a weak yen, respectively.
RBC Wealth Management, a division of Royal Bank of Canada, has hired a veteran branch manager from Morgan Stanley Wealth Management in Texas as the firm looks to expand in the region. Glen Hatch joined RBC's Austin office as a branch director from Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, where he had been for more than a decade, first with Citigroup's Smith Barney.
LONDON, April 30 Fitch Ratings has affirmed Scottish Equitable plc's GBP250m value of in-force securitisation fixed-rate loan notes due 2023 at' A'. Scottish Equitable is the principal UK subsidiary of AEGON N.V.. Tillinghast, an actuarial consulting firm of Towers Watson, independently reviewed the model and the assumptions used.
The corporate and investment banking unit of the Sberbank Group appointed Igor Ukrasin as co-head of sector investment banking and head of energy, managing director.
April 29- Taylor Wimpey PLC:. *Jefferies raises price target to 111 P from 85 P; rating buy. For a summary of rating actions and price target changes on European companies: Reuters Eikon users, click on RCH/ EUROPE Reuters 3000 Xtra users, double-click RCH/ EUROPE Reuters Station users, click. 1580.
April 26- Taylor Wimpey PLC:. *Citigroup raises target price to 87 p from 78 p; rating sell. Reuters Station users, click. 1580.
April 26- Taylor Wimpey PLC:. *JP Morgan raises price target to 105 p from 103 p. Reuters Station users, click. 1580.
LONDON, April 4- Pension funds may be attracted back into rising equity markets by new techniques for investing in an asset class they shunned for years as volatile and costly. For example, an investor can take the S&P 500 index but overweight stocks with lower volatility to create a new smart index.
Workers 45 and older make up a disproportionate share of the long-term unemployed, and they have a hard time finding affordable health insurance.
About one-half of the people in the United States who have health insurance receive it from their employers. Most of the rest are enrolled in individual plans or government Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Here are a handful of stocks to watch if small-cap and mid-cap mergers accelerate in 2013. TheStreet.com reports.
NEW YORK, Jan 3- One modest way that U.S. lawmakers were able to offset the impact of delaying spending cuts in the deal to avert the "fiscal cliff" was through a retirement plan provision that is supposed to raise $12.2 billion over 10 years.
How everyone will deal with the effects of Obamacare in 2013.