January 8, 2013

by The Morning Pulse

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401(a)/(k) / 403(b) / 457(b) RETIREMENT PLANS

Freedom From Choice?

Five ways to strengthen the 401(k)

DC plans cutting costs using ‘big stick’ of fee disclosure

Risks to retirement industry remain despite fiscal cliff deal

PENSION PLANS

Pension Funded Status Rose in December


Are Pensions Becoming More Active Shareholders?

Some governments borrow to fund pensions

Illinois Lawmaker Calls 100% Pension Funding ‘Impossible’

Pension changes prompt mass retirements among Ohio public employees

Japanese pension funds not rushing to equity

THE CAPITAL MARKETS

U.S. unemployment holds at 7.8%

Stanford economist says banks are still too big, offers cure

A Look At The Economy’s Rapid Growth Sectors

Outlook brightens for Europe’s economy, data show

Banking industry has good 2012

Fund managers expect high-yield bond rally to lose momentum

Most Asian-Pacific markets fall after opening 2013 with gains

Global Natural Catastrophe Losses Fell in 2012, says Munich Re

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS

Investors keep faith in hedge funds

Global hedge fund industry gained $75bn in 2012

Hedge funds’ commodities holdings begin ’13 at ’12 start level

Compliance is burden for hedge funds, says Deloitte study

New rule could turn US hedge funds into informers

The 20 Top-Performing Large Hedge Funds

Agecroft predicts key trends for the hedge fund industry in 2013

Cheap debt means private equity finally pays off

SEC staff preview top hedge fund enforcement trends for 2013

US and Europe Raise Fewer Private Equity Funds in 2012

HEALTH CARE AND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Healthcare cost, quality link in doubt

What Is the ROI of Wellness Programs?

IRS Proposes Rules for Employer Health Coverage Penalty

States Move Forward To Implement Health Care Law, Build Health Insurance Marketplaces

2013 Outlook: Reform will drive healthcare industry’s shifts

Study Proves Dramatic Reduction in Hospitalizations & $300 Million Savings for MDVIP’s Personalized Healthcare Model

ENDOWMENTS, FOUNDATIONS AND PHILANTHROPY

Top endowments find wide range of returns in fiscal year

COMPENSATION, NONQUALIFIED AND EXECUTIVE BENEFITS

Is nonprofit CEO pay out of line? 

REGULATION, LEGISLATION, TAXATION, LITIGATION AND PUBLIC POLICY

Retirement issues likely to dovetail with tax reform in 2013

Proposal would require brokers to reveal some incentives

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