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NCR to offer lump-sum distribution to U.S. retirees


  • Pensions & Investments (free access for SmartBrief readers)

About 20,000 former U.S. employees of NCR will be offered lump-sum distributions as a part of the company's pension derisking strategy. Read More

Sources: Feds to unveil safety plan for transporting flammable fuels by rail


  • Bloomberg
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The Transportation Department is expected to announce today its proposed safety standards for trains carrying crude oil and other flammable liquids, two sources said. The proposal will contain rules f… Read More

IRS phone forum to explain retirement guidance for same-sex marriages



The IRS will discuss in an upcoming phone forum its guidance for retirement plans for same-gender marriages that was issued following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in United States v. Windsor. The… Read More