A Sisyphean Savings Task

The rock boomers must roll

Eavesdrop on baby boomers these days, and you'll hear talk of graying hair, bifocals--and mutual funds. Their aging is expected to have an economic bright side: As boomers swell the ranks of the middle aged, they could step up their woefully low savings rate. Indeed, some forecasters predict a demographic bonanza that could boost prices of stocks and other assets to further records.

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