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Wall Street Bankers Taking A Large Slice of State Worker's Pensions

Updated: Monday, November 19 2012, 09:25 AM EST
The State Public Policy Institute analyzed how much the state of Maryland is paying investment advisers to manage the $37 billion state pension fund.  Turns out MD pays over 200 million dollars a year to Wall Street. 

That puts Maryland in the top 10 states in the country spending on investment fees.

Delegate Jill P Carter said, "I think it definitely should raise concerns, we're talking about money, we're talking about the future."

The report recommends that state put pension money in a cheaper "index fund" which pegs returns to the performance of the market. Wall Street Bankers Taking A Large Slice of State Worker's Pensions


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