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Jan 2021

This Week's Market Moves: January 11, 2021

The U.S. equity markets posted solid gains in the first trading week of the new year, despite a disappointing labor market report and political unrest in Washington. Prospects of another fiscal stimulus package drove the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield decisively above the 1.0% level. Below are some…

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Dec 2020

This Week's Market Moves: December 21, 2020

Stimulus talks and the vaccine rollout continued to drive stock prices last week, with the S&P 500 Index delivering a modest weekly gain of 1.29%. Here are some other insights on the markets and economy from last week: =The major U.S. equity indices made new all-time highs, but gains faded toward…

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Dec 2020

Retirement Plan Trends to Watch in 2021

With the holiday season upon us and the New Year fast approaching, it is time to consider what 2021 may bring for retirement plan sponsors. We share some of the trends that we predict will be popular in the New Year.

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Dec 2020

This Week's Market Moves: December 14, 2020

U.S equity markets seem to be taking heed as the back-and-forth over a new stimulus package continues, leading many to believe they may have to wait until 2021. While the week saw major IPOs, investors are still weary due to surging coronavirus cases and the stalled stimulus talks. Here are some oth…

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Dec 2020

This Week's Market Moves: December 7, 2020

U.S. equity markets climbed to another new record high last week. Vaccine optimism and renewed fiscal stimulus talks drove the broad-based rally in risk assets, despite a weaker than expected labor market report. Here are some other insights on the markets and the economy from last week: Glob…

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23

Nov 2020

The ESG Rule That Wasn't

With the growing interest and recent outperformance of ESG funds, the DOL's proposed rule had many concerned about the future of ESG investments in retirement plans. However, the Final Rule made not one mention of ESG, at all. So, what happened to the DOL's ESG Rule?

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23

Nov 2020

The SECURE Act 2.0: Better Than The Original?

The proposed Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2020 comes on the heels of the landmark SECURE Act. Will this bipartisan-proposed legislation help continue to propel the retirement plan industry forward? And what does it mean for plan sponsors and participants?

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Nov 2020

This Week's Market Moves: November 23, 2020

U.S. stocks ended the week mixed, as investors weighed rising coronavirus cases against progress on the vaccine front. Here are some other insights on the markets and the economy from last week: U.S. stocks hovered near record highs as investors balanced concerns over the near-term economic fallo…

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Nov 2020

This Week's Market Moves | November 16, 2020

The S&P 500 Index climbed to a record high amid positive developments on the vaccine front. Optimism that a vaccine could accelerate the recovery led to a rotation out of stay-at-home stocks into more cyclical plays. Here are some other insights on the markets and the economy from last week: …

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Nov 2020

This Week's Market Moves | November 9, 2020

U.S. stocks soared last week, with the major indices rising back within striking distance to their all-time highs. Election uncertainty did not seem to faze the markets as predicted, with the Dow Jones climbing 6.9%, the S&P 500 Index rising 7.4% and the tech-heavy NASDAQ soaring 9.0%. Here are some…

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