Retirement Pensions


  • Experts say the population of "local" investors is increasing and reflects a wide range of individuals, from entrepreneurs to retirees.

    Only 1% of the $30T Americans invest touch small biz. Yet real prosperity can be found in the many investment options in local communities.

  • *UK watchdog looking at sales of enhanced annuities. LONDON, Feb 16- After winning billions of pounds in compensation from banks for Britons who were mis-sold insurance products on loans, some lawyers are turning their sights on British insurers. So far the numbers are small, with just 776 general complaints about annuities in 2014-2015 to Britain's Financial...

  • Millennials are failing to save money and put something aside into a pension because of the rising cost of living, according to experts.

  • CHICAGO, Feb 4- The gender pay gap is a hot topic in the presidential campaign, and President Barack Obama has been hammering on it, too. Women who work full-time, year-round, made just 79 cents for every dollar paid to their male counterparts in 2014, U.S. Census Bureau data shows. The income gap translates directly to lower income from Social Security and pensions-...

  • An investor stands in front of an electronic board showing stock information in Fuyang, China.

    Net outflows from emerging markets weren't just bigger than expected in 2015, there's more pain to come, the Institute of International Finance said.

  • Is your pension fund converting to cash?

    We believe hoarding cash is market timing and we do not ascribe to market timing, says Jonathan Grabel, Chief Investment Officer at New Mexico PERA (Public Employees Retirement Association), discussing PERA's investment strategy on managing risk in a challenging market environment.

  • Ford Motor changes pension reporting

    The automaker will restate its financial results since 2011 and show a $1.5 billion increase in 2015 pretax profit .

  • An employee walks past a Ford logo at a Ford factory in Dagenham, England.

    Ford said it will restate its financial results since 2011 and show a $1.5 billion rise in 2015 pretax profit as it changes its pension reporting.

  • This fund outperformed the markets in 2015, but you're probably not allowed in. Unless you're Singaporean or near enough.

  • Are these hidden fees taking a bite out of your 401(k)?

    Fees are hidden in plain sight, says Tom Zgainer, America's Best 401K CEO, discussing the hidden costs in retirement plans that cost Americans more than $17 billion each year and can reduce overall savings by as much as 60 percent.

  • Budget & policy priorities

    In a WSJ op-ed, Jeremy Siegel explains his "sorry Social Security return" and how little it provides in comparison to investments. CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities weighs in.

  • Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras

    Next year may bring a host of new troubles for Greece, which just barely overcame a dispute with its international creditors.

  • Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver leaves a federal court in Lower Manhattan on Nov. 30, 2015.

    State and federal laws designed to revoke pensions of convicted public officials don't go far enough, critics say.

  • Singapore sovereign fund GIC takes a long view on real-estate plays, eyeing emerging markets despite recent turmoil, its property chief said.

  • Demonstrators, protesting the state of Illinois budget stalemate, rally in the Loop before marching to the Chicago Board of Trade Building on November 2, 2015 in Chicago.

    Higher taxes will help fill a multibillion-dollar hole in Chicago's public pension funds, but it won’t fill the gap, according to a report.

  • Negative rates hurting investment: AP3 CEO

    Kerstin Hessius, chief executive of Swedish national pension fund AP3, says low and negative interest rates are hurting the company's investment options.

  • China's ghost towns may still spook retail investors, but big money players are still targeting the mainland's property sector.

  • 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

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

  • 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.