- The father of the 401(k) grew to think the plans were better at sending fees back to the financial industry than helping savers. “He believed in doing the right thing.”
- Mark Cuban says with “100% certainty” that the market will tank if Donald Trump wins the White House in November. The billionaire entrepreneur says losses could exceed 20%.
- BlackRock's chief investment strategist for fixed income thinks the market is underestimating the Fed's approach to rate hikes. July and September rate increases could be in play.
- A snapshot of how Americans' spending has changed in the last 50 years. Health care spending has skyrocketed.
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Plus: Mark Cuban on what a Trump presidency could mean for the market, how Americans' spending has changed over 50 years, and the market might be underestimating the Fed
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