Washington Insights – Fall 2019

Aug 23, 2019 | Jon Vogler

In our Winter 2019 edition of Washington Insights, we cited the dire situation faced by many US multiemployer pension plans. According to an actuarial study, as many as 1.3 million participants in US multiemployer pension plans are at risk of losing their benefits in the next 20 years. The reasons (and proposed solutions) for this problem differ dramatically, depending on your party affiliation. Even though there is some bipartisan interest in resolving this issue, the disparity among the offered proposals makes passage uncertain. Fall 2019 edition examines the controversy surrounding the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act.

Second-half outlook: Could central bank dovishness help stocks take flight?

Jul 5, 2019 | Kristina Hooper

Chief Global Market Strategist, Kristina Hooper, provides her outlook for the second half of the year.