Demographic destiny and what it means for US stocks (and the world) – October 22, 2017

The stock market is hovering around all time highs so it has been a good time for investors… But what does the future look like? This episode of Money Matters discusses arguably the most important underlying topic when it comes to investing…Demographics. Do we have more people that need more of everything?   And how does this impact economic growth and stock market returns?

This hour focus is on the mature working age population and how this changing around the world. There is a direct relationship between growth in the working age segment of the population and stock market performance in the long run.

Also, caller questions include “how safe are online banks?”, and a teacher from Michigan asks about the value of going back to work in the public sector to reinvigorate his pension.

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