DB funding levels have been on a roller coaster ride over the last couple months. After seeing steep declines in March, funding levels saw sharp rebounds in April. But no one knows where the market will go from here. Plan sponsors have enough to worry about in a crisis without having to worry about funding levels and the benefit security of plan members.
Brent Simmons recently published an article in Canadian Investments Review with ideas for plan sponsors wanting to reduce pension risk and get off the funding roller coaster.