These excerpts taken from the NYT 11-K filed Jun 29, 2009.
Registered investment companies:
The shares of registered investment companies are valued at quoted market prices in an exchange and active market, which represent the net asset values of shares held by the Plan at year end.
Level 2 Inputs to the valuation methodology are other than quoted prices available in active markets, which are either directly or indirectly observable as of the reporting date, and fair value can be determined through the use of models or other valuation methodologies.
The shares of registered investment companies are valued at quoted market prices in an exchange and active
Level 2 Inputs to the valuation