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We applaud Governor Newsom for building on the strong foundation of Affordable Care Act in Governor Newsom first official action, at a time of ongoing uncertainty from Washington, the governor is not only embracing policies that will lower the cost of coverage for millions in the individual market, he is also offering increased help to those who are struggling with rising costs.
Going forward, rapid growth rates are behind us. Second, interest rates are generally low which has huge meaning for institutional investors such as pension funds, for pension funds, everything is about yield. If you don't get yield you are doomed and that's making some pension funds activists. Their liabilities are huge but yields are low and one way to bridge the gap is to push companies to pay more dividends.