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How will demographics change my investing?

By Richard Edgar. Editor in Chief

Demographic faultlines criss-cross the world. In some places populations are getting older, in others there's an explosion of young people. Neither is particularly helpful - not enough provision for the elderly in the first and not enough jobs for the young in the second. And both cast up fascinating moral, political and financial questions - which, here, Fidelity Answers.

Demographic faultlines criss-cross the world. In some places populations are getting older, in others there's an explosion of young people. Neither is particularly helpful - not enough provision for the elderly in the first and not enough jobs for the young in the second. And both cast up fascinating moral, political and financial questions - which, here, Fidelity Answers.

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The best books, articles and films on the themes of demographics and old age from Fidelity.

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