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Apr 2020

This Week's Market Moves

As markets continue to digest the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, here are a few market highlights from last week: After a brief rise leading into quarter end, equity markets closed the week with modest losses. For the week ending April 3rd, the Dow slid 2.7%, the S&P 500 index was d…

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30

Mar 2020

Navigating Market Swings and Where We Go from Here

Despite the largest economic relief package in U.S. history, markets continue to grapple with the ongoing spread of the Coronavirus and its devastating impact on economic activity. Navigating the turbulence has been tricky for investors and managers alike. While news and market performance are const…

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27

Mar 2020

CARES Act Relief Bill: Retirement Plan Provisions and Economic Impact

On March 27, 2020, the House passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), a $2.2 trillion dollar relief bill to counter the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill was passed by the Senate on March 26th and will become law, as soon as it is signed by the Pres…

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25

Mar 2020

Lessons Learned from Previous Downturns

While the recent market volatility surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic is causing concern for many retirement plan investors, there are some lessons that can be learned from examining past market downturns.

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23

Mar 2020

New Policy Measures and Where Do We Go From Here?

COVID-19 continues to be the root cause of market volatility. Less than one month ago, the U.S. economy was on solid footing, with unemployment hovering near a 50-year low. In a matter of weeks, the economic outlook has changed dramatically. While slow out of the gate, U.S. officials are pulling out…

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19

Mar 2020

Investment Brief: Circuit Breakers and Electronic Trading

The recent trading haults and the news that the NYSE will be moving to electronic trading is leaving many retirement plan sponsors questioning what exactly it all means. We provide some background as well as answer some of the most common questions.

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Mar 2020

Market Update: March 16, 2020

Over the last few weeks, we have witnessed unprecedented turbulence in the financial markets as the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the world. We provide an update on how the recent market events are impacting retirement plans.

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