Companies taking a hit from pension contributions is a major theme this earnings season....
Companies taking a hit from pension contributions is a major theme this earnings season. AT&T (T) contributed $1B to its pension plan in Q4 and took a $6.3B charge in 2011 related to re-measuring its pension and post-retirement benefits. Verizon (VZ) reported similar issues. The moves highlight the downside of shifting to accounting for their pension plans on a mark-to-market basis.
From other sites
Video at CNBC.com (Oct 23, 2015)
Video at CNBC.com (Oct 22, 2015)
Video at CNBC.com (Aug 3, 2015)
Video at CNBC.com (Jul 23, 2015)
at CNBC.com (Jun 8, 2015)
ETF Screener: Search and filter by asset class, strategy, theme, performance, yield, and much more
ETF Performance: View ETF performance across key asset classes and investing themes
ETF Investing Guide: Learn how to build and manage a well-diversified, low cost ETF portfolio
ETF Selector: An explanation of how to select and use ETFs