Hiroshi Watanabe | Getty Images You’re probably already aware that wealth in America is a tale of haves and have-nots. But new research shows just how big the disparity is in 401(k) plan accounts — workplace retirement savings plans that were created to help all individuals get ahead. There are two main reasons why the
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, as well as three other Democratic Presidential hopefuls Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Gov. Jay Inslee and react to questions during the Daily Kos/Netroots Nation candidate forum, at the Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA, on July 13, 2019. Bastiaan Slabbers | NurPhoto | Getty Images A new study from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton
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Jerome Powell, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, speaks during a news conference following a Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that
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Martin Barraud | Getty Images A majority of Americans say the economy is only benefitting the wealthy, despite record-low unemployment and rising wages. A poll by Pew Research Center found that 69% of Americans say the economy is helping the wealthy, while hurting the poor, those without college degrees and the middle class. Responses also
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Howard Marks, Co-Chairman, Oaktree Capital  David A. Grogan | CNBC Investors should take some risk off the table in 2020 given some of the challenges the market faces, billionaire investor Howard Marks said on Tuesday. “The economic expansion and the bull market are old,” Marks told CNBC’s Wilfred Frost. “Valuations are above average. There’s a
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General Motors unveiled redesigned versions of the Chevrolet Suburban (pictured) and Chevrolet Tahoe on Dec. 10, 2019 in Detroit. Michael Wayland / CNBC DETROIT – General Motors unveiled new versions of its highly-profitable Chevrolet full-size SUVs Tuesday night that are larger, more tech-advanced and offer a wider range of choices for customers. Profits from the
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell holds a news conference following a closed two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington, September 18, 2019. Sarah Silbiger | Reuters The Federal Reserve is likely to indicate it’s not in a hurry to do anything to change its neutral stand on interest rates, following its meeting Wednesday. But
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A customer uses a Joint-Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam, or Vietcombank, automatic teller machine (ATM) in Hanoi, Vietnam. Justin Mott | Bloomberg | Getty Images Vietnam’s banking sector is an attractive investment opportunity because it is generating a lot of capital and growing fast, according to a senior banker at J.P. Morgan.
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