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The World of Finance in 2039

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  • Will there be a trillionaire in the 21st century? Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 12:01 PM ET

    Income inequality is growing and the rich keep getting richer. In 25 years a serial entrepreneur with grand visions may cross the wealth threshold.

  • For super-rich, investing to see dramatic changes Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
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    Here's how the wealthiest people may manage their fortunes in 25 years.

  • Wall Street in 2039: Will it still exist? Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    Exterior of the New York Stock Exchange

    Automated trading and government regulation are transforming the Wall Street ecosystem. Will these forces make the financial epicenter obsolete?

  • Unlocking the world's unbanked with mobile phones Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 3:00 PM ET
    First Access, a US-based start-up, buys real-time user data from mobile phone carriers to help people in Tanzania get access to small amounts of credit.

    Amid the unbanked and underbanked, start-ups see mobile phones and related technology as ways to boost financial inclusion.

  • What’s next for the 401(k) industry? Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    It’s been hard enough teaching people how to save for their retirement. It could be more difficult to teach them how to spend that retirement savings.

  • Bold predictions on white-collar crime Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Billions of dollars is lost each year to financial fraud and cyber theft. With the rise of cloud computing and virtual currency, what lies ahead?

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