July 8, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employee participation in defined contribution savings and thrift plans

Savings and thrift plan investment choices for employee contributions, private industry workers, 2003, 2005, and 2009
Investment choices Percent participation
2003 2005 2009

Company stock

34 28 22

Common stock fund

53 48 63

Diversified investments

56 51 81

Life-cycle funds

-- -- 30


17 15 15

These data are featured in the TED article, Employee participation in defined contribution savings and thrift plans.




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