The WSJ shines a light on the significant gap in corporate pension plans, with the deficit among...

|By:, SA News Editor

The WSJ shines a light on the significant gap in corporate pension plans, with the deficit among Russell 3000 companies rising to $441B in 2012 from $392B in 2009 despite the funds adding $1T in assets. The causes of the problems include the Fed's record low interest rates, Moody's downgrade of several major banks last summer, and increasing life expectancy.