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VC Funds Down 10.2% in Q4

April 10, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - US venture capital funds suffered their first quarterly loss since 1998, falling 10.2% over the final three months of 2000, according to preliminary...
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Pensionfonds Reform Introduced in Germany

April 9, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.COM) - New pension legislation, creating a new type of occupational pension plan 'pensionsfonds" and amending current plans, has been introduced in Germany.
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Unemployment Climbs to 4.3% March

April 6, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - As anticipated, the unemployment rate increased from 4.2% to 4.3% in March, a level not seen since July 1999, the Department of Labor...
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Unemployment Insurance Claims Rise

April 5, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - In the week ending March 31, the number of claims for first-time unemployment insurance benefits increased to the highest level in two years.
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US Equity Funds Plummet in Q1

April 4, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - US stock funds suffered their worst quarter in more than two years, according to final data from fund tracker Lipper.
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Q1 Corporate Bond Issuance Sets Record

April 2, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Treasury departments at American corporations have been busy, issuing a record $202 billion in investment-grade bonds in the first quarter, up from $112...
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Global Markets Fall Further in March

April 2, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.COM) - Global stock markets retreated again in March, dampened by earnings disappointments and concerns surrounding the breadth of a global slowdown.
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Market Commentary – Noon

March 30, 2001 - Stocks are churning in a narrow range, with blue chips showing some strength in end-of-quarter portfolio adjusting. The broader list is struggling as the...
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Market Commentary – Noon

March 29, 2001 - Stocks struggled for direction in moderate trading as money managers adjusted their portfolios before the end of the first quarter amid uncertainty about prospects...
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Net Fund Outflows in February

March 29, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The nation's stock funds suffered a net outflow in February, as investors pulled money out of aggressive growth and international funds.
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Value Back in Vogue

March 28, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - "Value funds are back in vogue," according to Financial Research Corp., which noted a $7.2 billion investment in those funds in February.
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Market Commentary – Noon

March 27, 2001 - Stocks are climbing and bonds are plunging as March consumer confidence unexpectedly rose to 117.0 from February's 109.2, which was revised upward from 106.8,...