Column: What would private equity funds in 401(k)s mean for retirement savers?

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Employer retirement plans are not known for their flashy investments – a majority of 401(k) investors these days use target date funds that invest in broad,... Read more »

U.S. money market assets decreased in latest week: iMoneyNet

NEW YORK, June 10 (Reuters) – U.S. money market fund assets decreased by $24.84 billion to $4.668 trillion in the week ended June 9, the Money Fund Report said... Read more »

Column: Spend or hoard? Fate of forced savings could define pandemic recovery – Mike Dolan

(The author is editor-at-large for finance and markets at Reuters News. Any views expressed here are his own) FILE PHOTO: George Washington is seen with printed medical mask on... Read more »

Column: What COVID-19 is teaching us about how to reform Medicare

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The COVID-19 pandemic has put a bright spotlight on weaknesses in many of the systems designed to protect Americans from risks. But with older people more... Read more »

Starboard set to win eight board seats at GCP Applied Technologies-sources

(Reuters) – Hedge fund Starboard Value LP is close to having eight directors elected to the board of GCP Applied Technologies Inc (GCP.N) at the chemical company’s annual meeting,... Read more »

Ackman says hedge fund up 27% year to date, dumped Berkshire

FILE PHOTO: William ‘Bill’ Ackman, CEO and Portfolio Manager of Pershing Square Capital Management, speaks during the Sohn Investment Conference in New York City, U.S., May 8, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan... Read more »

Ackman says portfolio is up as much as 27%, sold Berkshire recently

FILE PHOTO: William ‘Bill’ Ackman, CEO and Portfolio Manager of Pershing Square Capital Management, speaks during the Sohn Investment Conference in New York City, U.S., May 8, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan... Read more »

Northern Trust shutting fund; an outlier or sign of future risk?

FILE PHOTO: An employee walks past a company logo at Northern Trust offices in London, Britain August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville BOSTON (Reuters) – Northern Trust Corp’s decision to... Read more »

Northern Trust shutting fund in latest prime money market stress

BOSTON (Reuters) – Northern Trust Corp (NTRS.O) said it will liquidate a $1.8 billion prime money market fund, one of a number to come under stress this year as... Read more »

Retirement services provider Human Interest extends funding round to $50 million

(Reuters) – Human Interest, which helps small and medium-sized businesses set up 401K plans for employees, said on Wednesday it had extended its Series C funding round to $50... Read more »