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Searching for: researcher is "standard & poor's"

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Global Aging 2010: An Irreversible Truth
Global Aging 2010: An Irreversible Truth
Standard & Poor's
8 Oct 2010 WORLDWIDE Worldwide News, Longevity, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement
According to a study by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services entitled "Global Aging 2010: An Irreversible Truth", Government debt burdens in most advanced economies could reach unsustainable levels of over 300% of GDP in the next 40 years, without new steps to deal with long-term age-related spending trends.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2010 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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S & P 500 2009: Pensions and Other Post Employment Benefits
S & P 500 2009: Pensions and Other Post Employment Benefits
Standard & Poor's
Jul 2010 United States Investment - Performance, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement
According to Standard & Poor's (S&P) latest report "S&P 500 2009: Pensions and Other Post Employment Benefits", the 34% global market rebound of 2009 only slightly improved S&P 500 pensions, as underfunding improved to a $261bn shortfall from $308bn.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jul 2010 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

355501B4   Click here to contact the authors.
 
S & P reports on how largest US cities are faring with pension liabilities
S & P reports on how largest US cities are faring with pension liabilities
Standard & Poor's
14 Aug 2006 United States Investment - Performance, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Countries - US
According to a report by Standard & Poor's, the budgets of many US cities are being pressured by growing pension fund contributions at a time when other rising costs, including energy, health care, security, and education, are also competing for city resources.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Aug 2006 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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No significant changes in US utilities' pension funding status, report says
No significant changes in US utilities' pension funding status, report says
Standard & Poor's
12 Jun 2006 United States Occupations/Industry Sectors, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Countries - US
According to a report published by Standard & Poor's, "No Major Shifts in US Utilities' Pension Funding Status", after reviewing pension funding status for US regulated utilities for three consecutive years, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has found that overall funding levels have been quite static over that time frame.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jun 2006 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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S & P predicts widening gap in pension under-funding for companies, federal, state and local governments
Widening gap in pension under-funding for companies, federal, state and local governments
Standard & Poor's
6 Jun 2006 United States State Pensions, Savings, Pensioners & Retirement, Payment of Pensions, Equality, Death Benefits
Research by Standard & Poor's (S&P) states that, at current levels, under-funding of corporate and public pension funds will cause individual firms great hardships and force federal, state and local governments to raise taxes.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jun 2006 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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S & P Report Says U.S. States' Budgets Are Strained Due To Rising Unfunded Pension Liabilities
S & P Report Shows Rising Unfunded Pension Liabilities in U.S.
Standard & Poor's
23 Feb 2006 United States Surpluses and Deficits, Scheme Issues & Trends, Investment - Performance, Investment - Management, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Countries - US, Accounting
According to a report released today by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, "Rising U.S. State Unfunded Pension Liabilities Are Causing Budgetary Stress", U.S. state budgetary stress is rising due to increasing pension fund contribution demands at a time when costs are also escalating in other areas, such as education and Medicaid.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Feb 2006 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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S & P 500 2004 Pension Status Report published
S & P 500 2004 Pension Status Report published
Standard & Poor's
18 Jul 2005 United States Scheme Issues & Trends, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Countries - US
Despite their double-digit market gains, S&P 500 pension funds failed to improve their funding status in 2004, Standard & Poor’s reported today in its Pension Status Report for the S&P 500. For 2004, the overall position of the 369 S&P 500 companies offering defined benefit pensions was basically unchanged at $164 billion underfunded from the $165 billion reported for 2003.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jul 2005 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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USA Structured Finance Market Opinion Survey Confirms Operational Risk Remains A Serious Concern For Securitisation Professionals
Views were solicited on how to best define and report operational risk in securitised transactions.
Standard & Poor's
24 Feb 2005 United States Trustees
The majority of securitisation professionals cite operational risk as a leading concern in structured finance transactions, trailing only traditional credit risk as the overriding factor potentially affecting a deal’s health, according to the results of this study.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Feb 2005 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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International Small Caps Outpace Large in January
Global stock market review
Standard & Poor's
Feb 2005 WORLDWIDE Investment - Performance
According to this research, for the month of January, international small cap stocks fared better than their large cap counterparts straight down the cap range hierarchy. The exact opposite occurred in North America, where large cap stocks registered the stronger returns. Developed markets in total, as determined by the S&P/CitiGroup Developed World index, lost 1.94% in U.S. dollar terms in January.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Feb 2005 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Canadian Active Funds Underperform Indices in 2004
Canadian Investment Performance
Standard & Poor's
Feb 2005 Canada Investment - Performance
According to this research, the majority of actively managed mutual funds in the Canadian Equity category underperformed the S&P/TSX Composite Index benchmark in 2004.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Feb 2005 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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All US Equity Fund Styles Decline in January
US Equity Fund Investment PErformance
Standard & Poor's
Feb 2005 United States Investment - Performance
According to this research, the average stock fund fell 2.71% during the first month of the new year versus a loss of 2.53% for the S&P 500.

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2004 Dividend Increases up 7.1% from 2003
2004 Dividend Increases
Standard & Poor's
Jan 2005 United States Investment - General
There were 167 dividend increases in December from the approximately 7,000 publicly owned companies reporting dividends to the researcher. This figure represents a 22.8% increase from the 136 increases reported in December 2003, as well as a 12.1% gain from the average number of December increases over the past decade. Extra dividends for the month totaled 172, a 19.7% decline from December 2003, which saw the greatest number of extra payments in the final month of the year since 1989.

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Domestic Equity Mutual Fund Review - August, 2004
Review of US Equity Mutual Funds
Standard & Poor's
Sep 2004 United States Investment - General
According tothis research, domestic equity funds are turning to large cap value offerings; the market is shifting to large, high quality, dividing paying companies to help limit downside amid economic and political uncertainty.

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Pension Underfunding Improves but remains $165bn short
Pension Underfunding
Standard & Poor's
Aug 2004 United States Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement
According to this research, despite the marketís strong performance in 2003, interest rate changes along with current accounting rules increased obligations to keep most pension plans underfunded.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Aug 2004 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Domestic Equity Mutual Fund Review - July, 2004
Review of US Equity Mutual Funds
Standard & Poor's
Aug 2004 United States Investment - General
According tothis research, as the bull market moves halfway through its second year, investors are becoming cautious by pursuing more established and dependable market segments and gravitating toward larger cap, high quality value stocks, July results for domestic equity funds mirrored these market moves, with value offerings holding up better across the market capitalisation categories, and larger caps faring better than smaller caps.

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