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Blending Risk and Return

After the derivatives debacles of the last year and
an half, many plan sponsors are adding new portfolio
evaluation software that combines risk measurement with
return analysis.

Feature |

No Loss-Leader

Why technology, competition may change pricing for recordkeeping services
(k)Plans |

Going On-line

DC plans see the Internet as a communications tool and cost-saver
Running the Fund |

Why In-House Asset Management Still Makes Sense

In-house asset management is a fading fashion at most pension funds. But increasing disenchantment with outside active managers' performance-and fees-is leading some large plans to buck the trend.
Letter of the Law |

Double Whammy

Self-insured ERISA health plans are not exempt from state insurance laws, an appeals court says in the Travelers case.
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Giving Good Weight

Gold makes a comeback, as a diversifier for international portfolios