Which Way Out?

With the worst of the Crisis apparently over, Fed watchers are wondering about Chairman Bernanke's exit strategy from a low interest rate environment.

The Key to Turning On 401(k) Annuities

Micruity, a tech startup with a 30-year-old CEO, says it has the "middleware" that can integrate 401(k) plans and annuity issuers. Will the retirement industry listen?

Wells Fargo’s New Annuity Wagon

Wells Fargo Asset Management's new target-date series of CITs comes with a built-in, optional retirement income strategy: systematic withdrawals plus an annuity starting at age 85.
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So Few Words, So Many Implications

The Department of Labor proposes a subtle change in 401(k) advice regulations that may have huge repercussions for fund companies.
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Vanguard’s Forecast of Future Returns

The Vanguard Group's data suggests that annualized real returns will most likely be 6% for stocks and zero to 2% for bonds over the next 10 years.

AIG Sells Its Asian Crown Jewel

The sale of Hong Kong-based AIA, would help repay some of the $180 billion that AIG owes to the U.S. government.