Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Fed ahead, markets down

Mark Garrison Jun 20, 2013
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Fed ahead, markets down

Mark Garrison Jun 20, 2013
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American troops are on the way out of Afghanistan, but the Washington Post reports that much of their gear, some $7 billion worth, won’t be coming home with them.

Global markets were down this morning on news that the U.S. Federal Reserve may not continue its bond buying program, known as quantitative easing, in the long-term.

Long-term care. It’s an economic consequence of an aging America that doesn’t get nearly as much attention as Social Security. Nursing homes can run around $100,000 a year, and many aging boomers will not have the money.

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