Newsdash Insight on Plan Design & Investment Strategy from PLANSPONSOR
August 29th, 2019

Choosing Between a Stable Value or Money Market Fund

Lawsuits have led to confusion about which direction retirement plan sponsors should go when choosing a capital preservation fund for their plan lineup.Read more >
Benefits & Administration
Want Workers to Retire on Time? Match Job With Mental Capacity
While employers may not want employees to work past retirement age, they also may not want to lose workers forced to retire early. Research suggests companies must be aware of how employee health can be negatively affected by the demands placed on them.Read more >
Plan Sponsors Making Plan Changes to Help Employees Save More
They are turning to plan advisers for help with making plan design and investment changes.Read more >
Products, Deals and People
BrightPlan Designs Personal Financial Wellness Platform
The tool creates separate financial wellness reports for employees and their employers.Read more >
New Financial Audit Rule Increases Requirements for Plan Sponsors
TRIVIAL PURSUITS: What do the M’s stand for in M&Ms?
Participants Missing the Full Match Remains a Big Problem
2021 Recordkeeping Survey
Parties in Church Plan Lawsuit Finally Get Preliminary Approval of Settlement
Market Mirror

Wednesday, the Dow climbed 258.20 points (1.00%) to 26,036.10, the NASDAQ was up 29.94 points (0.38%) at 7,856.88, and the S&P 500 increased 18.78 points (0.65%) to 2,887.94. The Russell 2000 gained 16.67 points (1.15%) to finish at 1,472.71, and the Wilshire 5000 closed 197.51 points (0.67%) higher at 29,523.61.


The price of the 10-year Treasury note was virtually unchanged, with its yield at 1.470%. The price of the 30-year Treasury bond increased 24/32, bringing its yield down to 1.942%.
UBS Cleared of Wrongdoing in Enron Stock Option Case
A federal court decided that, as stock options were not purchased securities, UBS did not violate sections of securities acts that required disclosures.Read more >
Small Talk

ON THIS DATE: In 1892, Pop (Billy) Shriver (Chicago Cubs) caught a ball that was dropped from the top of the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. In 1944, during the continuing celebration of the liberation of France from the Nazis, 15,000 American troops marched down the Champs Elysees in Paris. In 1945, U.S. General Douglas MacArthur left for Japan to officially accept the surrender of the Japanese. In 1957, Senator Strom Thurmond of South Carolina set a filibuster record in the U.S. when he spoke for 24 hours and 18 minutes. In 1971, Hank Aaron became the first baseball player in the National League to hit 100 or more runs in each of 11 seasons. In 1982, the Swedish-born actress and three-time Academy Award winner Ingrid Bergman dies of cancer in London on her 67th birthday. In 1983, the anchor of the USS Monitor, from the U.S. Civil War, was retrieved by divers. In 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall near New Orleans, Louisiana, as a Category 4 hurricane.



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Editorial: Alison Cooke Mintzer


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