Stable value pooled funds: Scenarios for rising rates and cash outflows

June 25, 2012

 
 
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Relatively low volatility makes stable value funds attractive to many defined contribution plans. In general, such funds have performed well during past market crises. However, in the current low-interest-rate environment, some investors and contract providers worry that adverse market conditions and cash flow activity could impair fund performance. A Vanguard research paper, Stable value pooled funds: Scenarios for rising rates and cash outflows, puts two hypothetical cash-withdrawal scenarios to the test.

 

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