Macy’s, the iconic department store chain based in Cincinnati, announced it would skip a planned $150 million payment to its pension fund because of high investment returns in the fourth quarter of 2013.

The $150 million amount, which had been mentioned in Macy’s 10-K filing with the SEC in April, was the same sum contributed in 2012. At end of that year, the company’s pension plan was 95 percent funded with about $34 billion in assets.

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