(Refiles to correct typo in first sentence) By Deepa Babington NEW YORK, Aug 21 (Reuters) - A rising stock market coupled with stable interest rates will breathe some life back into struggling corporate pension plans this year, according to a report released by Bear Stearns on Thursday. Overall, the 100 companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 index with the largest employee benefit obligations will be underfunded by 13 percent at the end of the year, compared to 18 percent at the ...
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