Roger Ferguson (President and CEO, TIAA-CREF) on the Retirement Policies of the 21st century

I like this and I definitely think that you should have a look. It raises a lot of interesting and important issues although it is exclusively framed in a US context (not strange thinking of the source).

Untitled from NBER on Vimeo.

The basic message is pretty simple. People should save more and be . . . → Read More: Roger Ferguson (President and CEO, TIAA-CREF) on the Retirement Policies of the 21st century

Economic Events on August 24, 2010

At 7:45 AM EDT, the weekly ICSC-Goldman Store Sales report will be released, giving an update on the health of the consumer through this analysis of retail sales.

At 8:55 AM EDT, the weekly Redbook report will be released, giving us more information about consumer spending.

At 10:00 AM EDT, the Existing Home Sales . . . → Read More: Economic Events on August 24, 2010