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An Expanded Platform
An Expanded Platform
Fixed income investors have several new options.
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Systematic Income
Infrastructure stands firm despite the economics.
Most Read
Finalized Form 5500 Changes Add to Plan Sponsors’ Responsibilities
2021 Recordkeeping Survey
Data and Research
Employees Cite Several Reasons for Not Participating in Financial Wellness Programs
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Pension­ Risk Transfers Increase
Several trends drive the dynamic growth.
Market Mirror
Monday, the Dow rose by 100.51 points (0.36%) to reach 28,235.89, the NASDAQ was up by 79.35 points (0.91%) to end at 8,814.23, and the S&P 500 added 22.65 points (0.71%) for a 3,191.45 close. The Russell 2000 was up by 11.96 points (0.73%) to reach 1,649.94, and the Wilshire 5000 gained 238.08 points (0.74%) for a 32,479.24 close.

The price of the 10-year Treasury note was down 26/32, increasing its yield to 1.880%, and the price of the 30-year Treasury bond was down 30/32, lifting its yield to 2.295%.
DB Focus
Equity Factor Investing
Groups of ‘signals’ help sponsors shape their plan’s liability profile.
Real Estate Has Been a Haven
... but experts say it may be time to move out.
The Search for Basis Points
Growth in evergreen private equity vehicles, niche markets is expected.
Small Talk
ON THIS DATE: In 1777, France recognized American independence. In 1903, the first successful gasoline-powered airplane flight took place near Kitty Hawk, N.C. Orville and Wilbur Wright made the flight. In 1953, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decided to approve RCA’s color television specifications. In 1969, the U.S. Air Force closed its Project “Blue Book” by concluding that there was no evidence of extraterrestrial spaceships behind thousands of UFO sightings. In 1975, Lynette Fromme was sentenced to life in prison for her attempt on the life of President Gerald Ford. In 1976, WTCG-TV, Atlanta, G.A., changed its call letters to WTBS, and was uplinked via satellite. The station became the first commercial TV station to cover the entire U.S. In 1992, President George H.W. Bush, Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari signed the North American Free Trade Agreement. In 2000, Terrell Owens (San Francisco 49ers) caught an NFL-record 20 passes for 283 yards and a touchdown against the Chicago Bears. In 2004, President George W. Bush signed into law the largest overhaul of U.S. intelligence gathering in 50 years. The bill aimed to tighten borders and aviation security. It also created a federal counterterrorism center and a new intelligence director.
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