People Baby Boomers

  • May 26- For Alan Feid, a 28- year-old looking to buy an engagement ring for his fiancée, the rings he found in the diamond district in Manhattan were just as good as the ones he saw at Tiffany& Co's flagship store on Fifth Avenue. "At the end of the day, I don't think there's much of a difference when it comes to the style or the quality," said Feid, a resident of Jersey City, New...

  • NEW YORK, May 25- A small but growing number of companies are starting to target Generation Z- the 69 million high school-age kids and younger who will soon outnumber the millennials before them- and they are not just pitching typical teen products such as acne creams and video games. Companies ranging from Macy's Inc to Campbell Soup Co to Charles Schwab Corp are...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 23- Los Angeles- based startup HelloTech and rival in-home tech support company Geekatoo on Monday said they had merged, in a sign of consolidation in the hotly competitive on-demand sector. HelloTech, which launched about a year ago, has raised $17 million from investors, while 5- year-old Geekatoo has raised close to $3 million.

  • Downsizing may not be best for baby boomers in retirement

    Baby boomers should focus on smaller items to save on monthly expenses, according to the director of banking and finance with AARP's Public Policy Institute.

  • Millennial retirement

    Baby boomers and millennials are capping growth in the world’s biggest economy, Standard & Poor’s said on Wednesday.

  • Stocks showdown: Baby boomers vs millennials

    Baby boomer stocks such as Comcast, Carnival Cruise, Constellation brands and Costco, will breakthrough in 2016, says John Augustine, CIO of Huntington Wealth & Investment Management.

  • The start-up behind the app was able to raise $1 million in its first six months and has grown to serve a global user base of 25,000.

  • Are Chinese baby boom predictions overstated?

    Gregg Wafelbakker, GM at Westland Milk Products, thinks China's decision to abandon its one-child policy will not see an immediate baby boom.

  • California Public Employees’ Retirement System headquarters is shown in Sacramento, Calif.

    California Public Employees' Retirement System officials are considering lowering its assumed rate of return following periods of strong performance.

  • Denver Police Officer Robert Southern, right, and his partner Officer Darren Ulrich talk with Virgil McFarland outside the Social Security Administration offices just off the 16th Street Mall in Denver, CO January 30, 2015. McFarland was frustrated because of a problem with his disability check, the officers were able to diffuse the situation.

    The authors of "Get What's Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security" share the latest Social Security woes they've received from readers.

  • Shoppers at a Kroger supermarket in Peoria, Ill.

    Some of the most recognizable American food and beverage brands have fallen out of favor with U.S. consumers, while smaller brands are gaining favor.

  • Last Will and Testament

    Warren Buffett is leaving his billions to charity, and many boomers are following suit to avoid turning their kids into rich loafers.

  • Woman in office

    A new ILO report finds the gender pay gap may not close for more than 70 years at the current rate.

  • DoubleLine Capital CEO Jeffrey Gundlach speaks at the Bloomberg Markets 50 Summit in New York.

    Home ownership rates in will likely fall to levels last seen in the 1980s as millennials wait longer to form households, DoubleLine's Gundlach said.

  • Scammers posing as distressed grandkids are scamming grandparents into sending them money wires and credit cards. FT reports.

  • Six years after the financial crisis, birth rates haven't bounced back. For the economy, that's bad news.

  • AARP has entered the crowded online travel field, hoping to cater to retirees.

  • Millions of boomers will turn 65 from now through 2030. With increased demand for 55-plus communities, there's now a new surge in the housing market.

  • The generation that saved the world?

    P.J. O'Rourke, political reporter and "The Baby Boom" author, explains why he does not think the baby boom generation is not responsible for any of the problems in the world right now.

  • China's next baby boom?

    Newly leaked documents reveal China is about to relax its 1-child policy. Gordon Chang, author and columnist, and Ann Lee, New York University adjunct professor of economics and finance, discuss if a Chinese baby boom is in the making and what that means to their economy.