Healthcare Sector is a Natural Hedge for Pension Funds

A crisis looms over corporate, state, and federal pensions in the U.S. and Europe due to the growing difference between the growth of payout obligations to retirees and growth of assets held in those funds.  The obligation to retirees is skyrocketing due to lengthening lifespan, and the number of workers contributing into such funds is declining due to below-replacement fertility rates.

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