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Lest anyone not have noticed, January was not a good month for the market—and that translated to a bad month for pension funded status as well.

According to consulting firm Milliman’s Pension Funding Index, which analyzes the 100 largest U.S. corporate pension plans, those plans experienced a $31 billion decrease in funded status—largely due to a $25 billion decrease in asset values. The funded status for these pensions fell from 82.7 percent to 80.9 percent.

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