Saturday, May 3, 2014

Increasing Share Of New Retirement Funds Going Into Stocks

From The Wall Street Journal, "Retirement Investors Flock Back to Stocks :Equities Account for Highest Percentage of New Contributions Into 401(k) Plans Since Crisis" by Joe Light:
Retirement investors are putting more money into stocks than they have since markets were slammed by the financial crisis six years ago.

Stocks accounted for 67% of employees' new contributions into retirement portfolios in March, according to the most-recent data from Aon Hewitt, which tracks 401(k) data for 1.3 million people at large corporations.
Defined Contribution Asset Chart
Source: The Wall Street Journal

Stock Allocation In Retirement Plans
Source: The Wall Street Journal

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