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Sep 2020

This Week's Market Moves | September 14, 2020

Investors grapple with another week of market turbulence, as the major stock indices posted losses of 1.6% to 4.1% last week. On a year-to-date basis, the S&P 500 Index has advanced 4.8%. Here are some additional insights on the market and economy from this past week: Investors continue to grap…

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Sep 2020

This Week's Market Moves | September 9, 2020

With the sudden sell-off in the market last week but improving jobs data, there is once again uncertainty as to the state of the market and economy. Here are some other insights from this past week: After a five-month, largely uninterrupted rally, the S&P 500 Index gained around 60% from its March …

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Aug 2020

Participant Data: A Retirement Plan Asset?

Is allowing participant retirement plan data to be used for non-plan purposes a breach of fiduciary responsibility? Learn more about the ERISA ambiguity and the steps plan sponsors should be taking now to protect their organization.

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27

Aug 2020

The REIT Response to the Pandemic

Many investors look to REITS to provide income and/or a method to hedge against risk. However, markets have experienced an alarming amount of volatility as a result of the pandemic. How have REITs fared in the face of the forced shut-downs and economic uncertainty?

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Aug 2020

This Week's Market Update | August 24, 2020

Stock prices consolidated near all-time highs last week, as investors weighed the Federal Reserve’s concern over the economic recovery and Washington’s gridlock against stronger-than-expected business activity and a booming housing market. Here are some other insights on the markets and the economy …

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Aug 2020

This Week's Market Moves | August 17, 2020

Stock prices ended the week largely unchanged, with the S&P 500 index up 0.7% and the tech-heavy NASDAQ up 0.1%. While equity markets pushed towards record highs, stock gains faded by week’s end, as Congress remains divided on the details of a new economic stimulus package. Here are some other insig…

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Aug 2020

This Week's Market Moves | August 10, 2020

Equity prices finished the week higher as second quarter earnings came in better than expected, with the S&P 500 Index closing up 2.5%, just shy of its pre-pandemic high. Here are some other insights on the markets and the economy from this past week: Stock prices edged higher last week, despit…

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Aug 2020

This Week's Market Moves | August 3, 2020

The markets were volatile last week, in the face of earnings reports and the continued global spread of the coronavirus. Below are some additional insights on the market and the economy from last week: The worst quarterly decline in economic activity, rising jobless claims, and a dovish Fed kept …

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Aug 2020

Webinar - Hot Topics for Higher Education Retirement Plan Sponsors

​In the first half of 2020, the global pandemic has created major challenges for colleges and universities. Learn more about the hot topics for higher education retirement plan sponsors and what they mean in terms of plan compliance in our webinar.

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