August 19, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Second-quarter strength in the equity markets helped institutional investors bask in the glow of double-digit returns for the period.
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August 14, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Nearly half (48%) of all American workers participated in their employer-sponsored retirement benefit in 2000.
August 12, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Delta Air Lines has announced it will discontinue funding of its supplemental executive retirement plan (SERP).
July 28, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Buoyed by strong equity returns and fixed income gains, the median master trust in the Independent Consultants Cooperative (ICC) universe - made up of US pensions, endowments and foundations - roared to a 10.9% second quarter gain.
July 9, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Peter Fisher, the US Treasury Department's undersecretary for domestic finance who helped manage the administration's position on phasing out the 30-Year Treasury bond, is stepping down from the post.
July 7, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Resurgent equity markets helped narrow the pension asset/liability gap in June, according to Ryan Labs.
June 17, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The funding levels of global benchmark pension plans showed declines ranging from 2% to 10% in the first quarter of 2003.
June 4, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Northwest Airlines flight attendants have taken their employer to court, accusing the air carrier of backing away from a deal to buy back a block of preferred stock issued to them 10 years ago.
June 4, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The impact of unhealthy pension plans on companies in North America and Europe has rippled into capital spending, caused the elimination of traditional retirement plans, and even prompted a shift in business strategy.
May 12, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - ING Groep NV has announced the appointment of Jan Nijssen to the Global Head of Pensions post.
May 5, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Efforts to reform the ailing Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) moved significantly closer to reality when the state's House of Representatives OK'd a bill that slashed the pensions of 160,000 public employees and 20,000 recent retirees.
April 18, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) -Officials in San Diego County (California) want to siphon off about $80 million in planned pension contributions to help offset state revenue cuts.
April 18, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski has proposed sweeping reforms for the state's ailing Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) including throwing out the current 8% yearly return guarantee for some members.
April 17, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - AMR Corp, the parent company of American Airlines, established two new executive perks last year in an order to protect retirement income in the event of bankruptcy and provide an additional incentive for the top brass to stay on.
March 28, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Oregon state lawmakers will be forced out of the state pension system and into a new 401(k) plan under a bill that unanimously passed the state House of Representatives Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) Committee.