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  1. Dow Corning switches to Vanguard as record keeper of 401(k) plan

    trueDow Corning Corp. hired Vanguard Group to replace T. Rowe Price as record keeper of its Employees' Capital Accumulation 401(k) plan.

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  1. Vanguard: Employers expect to start spending more time on DC plans

    trueEmployers worldwide anticipate spending more time and money on defined contribution plans as they make the transition from defined benefit plans, said a report from Vanguard Group released Tuesday.

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  2. Morningstar: Target-date expenses continue falling

    trueTarget-date fund expense ratios continued their steady decline, falling to 78 basis points in 2014 on an asset-weighted basis vs. 84 basis points in 2013, said the latest annual survey of target-date funds published Tuesday by Morningstar.

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  3. Alternatives make push for target date funds, DC plans

    trueAlternative fund managers are getting a boost from a movement among retirement plan advisers to use more open architecture and custom target-date funds, according to interviews with managers and advisers who work in the space.

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  4. Vanguard increases international equity, bond allocations in target-date funds

    trueVanguard Group is changing the allocation of its target-date and target-risk funds by raising its international equity and international bond components.

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  5. Legg Mason recruits Vanguard executives to develop ETF strategies

    trueLegg Mason has recruited two executives from Vanguard Group to lead its new ETF strategies, spokeswoman Mary Athridge said.

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  6. For Vanguard, these are the best of times

    trueVanguard Group Inc. on Jan. 20 surpassed State Street Global Advisors as the second-largest exchange-traded fund provider, a new milestone following a year that was filled with them.

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  7. Vanguard overtakes SSgA as second-largest ETF manager

    trueVanguard Group surpassed State Street Global Advisors as the No. 2 exchange-traded fund provider, in terms of assets under management and overall market share.

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  8. Fermi Research Alliance picks Fidelity as sole record keeper in DC revamp

    trueFermi Research Alliance, hired Fidelity Investments as sole record keeper and is overhauling the investment lineup of its defined contribution plans, effective Feb. 2.

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  9. AutoNation adds 3 investment options, target-date funds

    trueAutoNation Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is adding three investment options and a new target-date fund lineup, and removing four investment options and its company stock fund in its 401(k) plan following a review by the company’s benefits committee.

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  10. BlackRock, TCW, others gaining from PIMCO turmoil

    trueBlackRock, TCW, Vanguard, Baird Advisors and DoubleLine saw the largest inflows to their bond mutual funds in October, following William H. Gross' departure from PIMCO on Sept. 26, Morningstar Inc. reported.

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  11. Wyoming Retirement Systems swaps midcap funds in 457 plan

    trueWyoming Retirement System is adding Vanguard Group's S&P 400 Mid Cap Value Fund to the investment lineup of its $530 million 457 plan.

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  12. $45.4 billion in retirement assets affected by HP split announcement

    trueHewlett-Packard Inc.'s plan to split into two companies will affect its $45.4 billion in combined worldwide defined benefit and defined contribution assets.

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  13. Vanguard tops in DC target-date assets

    trueFidelity still ranked No. 1 among managers of defined contribution assets in mutual funds, with $547.5 billion, up 13% from the previous survey.

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