22 08, 2017

Corporate Employers Flee Pensions With Gap Topping $375 Billion

2017-08-22T15:51:12-07:00August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Defined Benefit Plans|Tags: , |

The vast majority of S&P 500 companies don’t have enough money set aside to meet all their obligations to current and future retirees. There’s a total gap of at least $375 billion for the 200 largest plans. This is how they got here. […]

2 06, 2014

Whole Foods is the S&P’s biggest loser in May

2014-06-02T20:18:18-07:00June 2nd, 2014|Categories: Sustainable Investing|Tags: , |

Whole Foods Market Inc. lost 23% of its value this month, making it the worst-performing stock in the S&P 500. The stock is near its lowest level in more than two years after the Austin-based company on May 6 reported disappointing fiscal second-quarter profit and sales and cut its full-year outlook for a third straight quarter. Same-store sales rose 4.5%, the smallest increase in at least 13 quarters and missed the consensus estimate of a 5.2% gain. The stock: Whole Foods shares plunged 19% [...]

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