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  • The world's richest aging populations Sunday, 22 Sep 2013 | 2:16 AM ET

    The world's population may be rapidly aging, but the growing demographic of "baby boomers" are also rich with big spending power. Where are the world's elderly thriving financially? Click ahead to find out.

  • Countries With Aging Populations Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 10:32 PM ET
    The world is rapidly aging. A whopping 2 billion people will be 60 years and older by 2050, more than triple the amount in 2000, according to the World Health Organization.This demographic change has major implications for the global economy. Some of the world's biggest economies are facing rising healthcare costs, a shrinking workforce, higher pension costs and diminishing fertility rates. Many countries have already begun adapting to their increasingly aging populations by raising the retireme

    We've come up with a list of countries with the starkest gap between the number of old and the number of young. Find out which countries have the biggest gap between old and young.

  • Eight Ways to Invest in Aging Asia Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 4:18 PM ET

    Asia, home to some of the world's fastest-growing economies, is also aging fast. The region is undergoing a major demographic change that presents both challenges and opportunities.

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