January 30, 2013

by The Morning Pulse

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January 30, 2013

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

Fixing the retirement readiness problem

Many Unprepared for Retirement, but Still Hopeful

Diversification Helped TDFs in 2012

PENSION PLANS

Smoothing Helps Sponsors Manage Defined Benefit Volatility, But May Affect Perceptions of Plan Financial Status

Risky Bets Jeopardize Pensions, Shareholders

PIMCO to Pensions: Get Real on Liabilities

THE CAPITAL MARKETS

Biggest Asset Managers Losing Market Share, Survey Shows

Aircraft bookings drive increase in durable-goods orders

Pending home sales slid between November and December

M&A climbed in 2012 among registered investment advisers

10-year Treasury yield testing 2% for first time since May

Bank bonds finally rally back

Time to deploy cash may be coming for U.S. companies

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS

Major Hedge Fund Will Run Two Sets Of Books

HedgeFundMarketing.org Offers New Hedge Fund Domicile Prospects For 2013

Hedge fund managers raise bets on stocks

Hedge Funds Boost Bullish Bets by Most Since July: Commodities

HEALTH CARE, HUMAN RESOURCES AND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Building State Health Insurance Marketplaces

Employers look to escape healthcare mandate

Investors Worry More About Long-Term Care Than Retirement Planning

Consumers Need to Learn Obamacare Lingo

Why A New Healthcare Tax Is Making Its Way To Hospitals, And Patients

Who Causes Half of Healthcare Costs?

Health care second best industry on S&P 500 list

Employers Use Benefits to Recruit Employees

MIB Life Index up 1.4% in 2012

ENDOWMENTS, FOUNDATIONS AND PHILANTHROPY

Attempting To Mimic The Yale Endowment Portfolio Using ETFs

Nonprofit Hiring Expected to Increase in 2013

New Report: Strategic Philanthropy Must Turn to Social Justice to Maximize Impact

College Fundraisers Predict Return to Pre-2008 Giving Levels

COMPENSATION, NONQUALIFIED AND EXECUTIVE BENEFITS

Pay Still High at Bailed-Out Companies, Report Says

How Executive Compensation Drives Corporate Motivation

CEO Pay Seen Hitting Bear Market, CFO Comp Rising

REGULATION, LEGISLATION, TAXATION, LITIGATION AND PUBLIC POLICY

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Jeffrey H. Snyder
President & CEO
The Morning Pulse, Inc.
jeffrey.snyder@themorningpulse.com
646-484-0188
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