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Demographic Trends May Depress Stock Returns And Drive Up Inflation

Monday, March 5, 2012 - 6:17 AM
From the Wall Street Journal
The problem in a nutshell: The ratio of retirees to active workers in the U.S. will balloon. As retirees sell stocks and then bonds to support themselves, there will be fewer younger investors to buy those securities, keeping a lid on prices. Meanwhile, strong demand from boomers and a limited supply of workers will boost the prices of goods and services the boomers need.

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