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Volcker Rule a Positive for Investors in Banking Sector? Yeah, If You’re a Bondholder.



On December 10th, U.S. banking regulators released the long-awaited final version of the Volcker Rule.  This piece of legislation – the main component of the Dodd-Frank Act – is meant to prevent firms from placing risky bets where only they stand to gain (i.e. proprietary trading).  You know,…

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From Frozen to Terminated—the Administrative Process



In my last few blog posts, I’ve talked about the key events involved in executing a defined benefit (DB) plan termination. Those events are: Execute on your asset allocation strategy. Dynamic Asset Allocation is a common method used to help reduce risk as a DB plan approaches termination.…

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