Examining day-to-day crypto volatility and why it’s important
Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies frequently exhibit daily price drops during bull markets and increases during bear markets far in excess of traditional assets.
The 2022 fiscal year investment results for state pension plans
Overall, the median investment return result for state pension systems in 2022 is -5.2%.
Local governments collected $9 billion in fines and fees in 2020
Local governments in three states—New York ($1.4 billion), California ($1.26 billion), and Texas ($1.17 billion)—collected well over a third of the nation's $9 billion in fines and fees in 2020.
The national debt is over $30 trillion. The federal government ran an annual budget deficit in 52 of the last 57 years.
Projecting the funded ratios of state-managed pension plans
The funded ratios for 2022 are projections based on a -6% investment return, which may be overly optimistic for many pension systems.
Unfunded public pension liabilities are forecast to rise to $1.3 trillion in 2022
The 2022 Public Pension Forecaster finds aggregate unfunded liabilities will jump back over $1 trillion if 2022 investment results end up at or below 0%.
Modeling how public pension investments may perform over the next 30 years
This tool runs a simulation of the investment performance of a hypothetical public pension portfolio over 30 years.
State pension plan funded ratios in 2020
Most state pension plans saw significant drops in funding in the last two decades.
Investment return results for state pension plans
Tracking state-managed public pension plan investment return results for the latest fiscal year.