Political Disconnect: Wall Street & Main Street

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In the face of a chaotic Wall Street, Members of Congress have begun calling for measures to "insulate Main Street from Wall Street".

How disconnected from reality can anyone be?

The Investment Company Institute reports that more than $17.6 trillion are held in retirement funds and the largest component is the IRA category.

88 million individuals hold mutual funds — including more than half of the 35-64 age group.

There is a sea change on Wall Street and we are all in this one together.

 

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