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Saft Says: U.S. corporate pension plans face big liability

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 - 01:51

Aug 15 - Reuters Columnist James Saft says one of the overlooked victims of the fall of interest rates are corporate pension plans which are facing a ballooning liability even as returns stay tepid.

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The worst column exchange act. These overlooked victims and all all the entry. Which are facing -- -- returns and a ballooning liability. Because the lower the interest rate goes -- more and corporate and have to stop -- now to the future life. Oh -- from consultants markers showed that almost 15100 biggest US corporations. Had -- 189. Billion. Pension fund deficit -- And -- not 146. Billion in July well. Huge impact and the -- kind of thing should be more. -- at some point. And -- -- need this. Either before bill when dividends. More seeing lower profits due to lower investment. Now right now. Congress passed a law which -- bailout. Corporations use lower. Longer. Just stand there liability. In my opinion it's really just masking the ball. The real issue here is. All interest rates low. And it's an aberration. Something that that is done in -- them pretty. Well. Facing a new reality why don't we are online and years low rates and low returner. If it's a little. A lot of companies are going to be facing beat vehicles and bills that -- not penalize our past ten years here. And heard equity investors. And equity investors should look at this point begin this. Engine.

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Saft Says: U.S. corporate pension plans face big liability

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 - 01:51