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Retirement Pensions


  • Are hedge funds still in demand? Thursday, 29 Oct 2015 | 8:31 PM ET
    Are hedge funds still in demand?

    Losses due to crowded trade in long/short equities and investor activism hasn't put investors off, says Bill Ferri, global head of hedge fund solutions at UBS Asset Management.

  • Building on Nigeria's pensions Thursday, 29 Oct 2015 | 12:40 PM ET
    Building on Nigeria's pensions

    Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, director general of the National Pension Commission of Nigeria, discusses the pension reform act in the country.

  • COLUMN-U.S. CEO retirement packages: Bigger than yours Wednesday, 28 Oct 2015 | 12:01 AM ET

    CHICAGO, Oct 28- Most fast food workers do not earn enough to retire with much of a pension. Then there is David Novak, executive chairman of YUM Brands, the conglomerate that runs Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, and KFC outlets. Novak tops the list of Fortune 500 CEOs with the largest retirement nest eggs, according to a study from two progressive think tanks- the Center for...

  • Who should build Europe's energy stations? Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015 | 2:40 AM ET
    Who should build Europe's energy stations?

    Neil Dwane, chief investment officer for equities for Europe at Allianz Global Investors, suggests pension funds and the insurance industry should be used to finance infrastructure projects, rather than China.

  • Why this pension giant may cut investment goals Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015 | 2:58 PM ET
    The offices of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (Calpers) are shown in Sacramento, Calif.

    CalPERS' move to reduce its investment target by up to 1 percentage point in future years is part of a broad trend.

  • CalPERS officers propose lower investment targets Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 6:51 AM ET
    California Public Employees’ Retirement System headquarters is shown in Sacramento, Calif.

    California Public Employees' Retirement System officials are considering lowering its assumed rate of return following periods of strong performance.

  • Big Canadian pension fund expands APAC investment Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 8:36 PM ET
    Big Canadian pension fund expands APAC investment

    Nicole Musicco, MD and head of APAC at the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, discusses the fund's portfolio diversification.

  • Teamsters pension fund could cut benefits for 400K Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 7:40 AM ET
    Teamsters Union President James Hoffa

    Cutting retirees' pensions has generally been illegal, except under the most dire circumstances, the NYT reports.

  • Are fees draining your retirement funds? Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | 6:39 AM ET
    Are fees draining your retirement funds?

    Tony Robbins, "Money: Master the Game," author, shares tips on how to increase retirement saving by cutting unnecessary fees.

  • People here want a higher retirement age Monday, 28 Sep 2015 | 11:06 PM ET
    Elderly people work out with wooden dumb-bells in the grounds of a temple in Tokyo on September 21, 2015, to celebrate Japan's Respect for the Aged Day.

    Governments in much of the world face the daunting prospect of fierce opposition to raising retirement ages, but in Asia, many want to see increases.

  • Big-money investors get active in volatile times Sunday, 27 Sep 2015 | 9:42 PM ET

    While volatility prevails, big institutional investors are ponying up for active managers and leaning away from cheaper, passive investing.

  • How the world's big pension funds view China Thursday, 24 Sep 2015 | 11:24 PM ET

    Hot money may be flowing out of China's markets amid a persistent economic slowdown, but slower moving institutional money is taking a longer view.

  • Some target-date funds missing their marks? Wednesday, 23 Sep 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Some target-date funds missing their marks?

    Recent swings in the market may have many retirement investors worried as some target-date funds -- a popular and often default option in many 401(k) plans -- miss their mark.

  • Brian Moynihan

    New York City's $165 billion pension funds will vote to strip Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan of his chairman title, a spokesman for the funds told Reuters.

  • BOSTON, Sept 8- When Pope Francis makes his first visit to the United States this month he will face a national Catholic Church whose finances are staggering under a shrinking membership and huge payouts to sex-abuse victims, threatening to undermine its social influence. A Reuters review of U.S. Catholic financial disclosures shows the pension funding...

  • CalSTERS CIO: We’re going to ride this out Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 6:45 PM ET
    Chris Ailman

    The market's dramatic selloff was difficult and uncomfortable but merely "choppy seas" for the long-term investor, the CIO of CalSTRS said.

  • Pension advance firms cheat retirees -U.S. lawsuit Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 3:00 PM ET

    The lawsuit against Pension Funding LLC and Pension Income LLC was brought by the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the New York State Department of Financial Services. It accused the California- base companies and their principals of duping older Americans, mainly through online pitches, from 2011 through last December into redirecting...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 13- If you work for a small business that doesn't have a retirement plan, help is on the way. California, Illinois, Oregon and Washington state have taken the lead, passing legislation to launch Secure Choice Pension programs. California and Illinois both aim to begin enrolling workers in 2017..

  • Santelli Exchange: Public debt & taxation Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 10:45 AM ET
    Santelli Exchange: Public debt & taxation

    Mike "Mish" Shedlock, SitkaPacific Capital Management investment advisor joins CNBC's Rick Santelli to discuss pension economics.

  • Chicago's bond bailout Thursday, 16 Jul 2015 | 2:01 PM ET
    Chicago's bond bailout

    Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Brian Battle, Performance Trust Capital Partners, discuss how to fix Chicago's financial dilemma, including problems in pensions and the city of Chicago alone having $20 billion unfunded liability.