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Rules for Retaining Benefit Plan Records
Rules for Retaining Benefit Plan Records
Electronic filing is popular, but benefit plan sponsors need to know the rules about what documents can be stored digitally and how.
Retirement Timing: Could It Be Now?
Some participants may be more prepared to leave the workforce than they think.
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2022 Recordkeeping Survey
TRIVIAL PURSUITS: How Many States Are in More Than One Time Zone?
TRIVIAL PURSUITS: Which are the most northern, southern, eastern and western U.S. States?
Defined Benefit Plans May Have New Life
TRIVIAL PURSUITS: Meaning and Origin of the Idiom “Watershed Moment?”
Economic Events
Tomorrow, the Conference Board will release its Consumer Confidence Index for November. Wednesday, the Labor Department will issue its initial claims report. The Census Bureau will report about durable goods orders for October and new home sales for October.
Market Mirror
Friday, the Dow fell 219.75 points (0.75%) to 29,263.48, the NASDAQ decreased 49.74 points (0.42%) to 11,854.97, and the S&P 500 lost 24.33 points (0.68%) to finish at 3,557.54. The Russell 2000 was up 1.21 points (0.07%) at 1,785.34, and the Wilshire 5000 closed 195.87 points (0.53%) lower at 37,023.18.

The price of the 10-year Treasury note was up 1/32, decreasing its yield to 0.829%. The price of the 30-year Treasury bond increased 29/32, bringing its yield down to 1.518%.

For the week ending November 20, the Dow closed 0.73% lower, the NASDAQ increased 0.22%, and the S&P 500 finished 0.77% lower. The Russell 2000 climbed 2.37%, and the Wilshire 5000 was up 0.08%.
Teva Pharma Excessive Fee Case Reaches Sizable Settlement
The pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay more than $2.5 million to settle an ERISA excessive fee lawsuit, out of which up to $850,000 can be paid to the plaintiffs’ attorneys.
Deals and People
Retirement Industry People Moves
TIAA president and CEO announces retirement; Aegon AM selects head of Client Strategy; and Smart introduces new executive team.
Small Talk
ON THIS DATE: In 1889, the first jukebox made its debut in San Francisco, at the Palais Royale Saloon. In 1921, President Warren G. Harding signed the Willis Campell Act, better known as the anti-beer bill. It forbid doctors to prescribe beer or liquor for medicinal purposes. In 1936, the first issue of the pictorial magazine Life was published. In 1942, the film Casablanca premiered in New York City. In 1964, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the International Swimming Hall of Fame was founded.
SURVEY SAYS RESPONSES: Last week, I asked NewsDash readers to share what they are thankful for. I want to take the time to recognize that many people have suffered poor health, financial stress and/or loss this year. Positive thoughts go out to everyone. A big thank you to all who shared. I also asked readers for comments about celebrating Thanksgiving this year. Most shared that theirs will be a pared down celebration, and at least one is feeling “more thankful than ever.”
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