Description:Â The 1990s were a lost decade for Japan. The 2000s delivered a lost decade to U.S. investors. Now, five years into the onset of the financial crisis, with stock and bond markets booming, housing resurgent, and even Detroit redeemed, itâ€™s savers who find themselves in a lost decade.
Date: Sep 26, 2012
Questions for Discussions:
- Describe the financial condition for savers.
- Why has this situation come about according to the reporter?
- Do you see a pattern in the way in which groups are rewarded and then at times punished by decision-makers?