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Younger Americans embrace value of unbiased financial advice

CHICAGO Newly empowered Republicans in Washington are not retreating from their battle to overturn a new regulation that protects retirement savers from conflicted investment advice. But for the public, the battle is winding down - and the regulators are winning.


With new leverage, NYC's Stringer could reshape boardrooms

BOSTON U.S. public pension funds normally prefer a backseat role in overseeing the future of companies where they have billions of dollars invested.


Column: Older Americans at risk as Congress takes ax to Obamacare

CHICAGO Anyone nearing retirement - or already retired - should pay very close attention to the doings of the 115th Congress that was sworn in this week.


N.Y. pension fund manager pleads not guilty to pay-to-play scheme

NEW YORK A former portfolio manager at New York state's retirement fund pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges that he steered $2 billion in trades to two brokerages in exchange for bribes that included vacations, cocaine and prostitutes.