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Americans Most Upbeat on Retirement in 2 Decades

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Tuesday, 19 February 2019 11:55 AM

Americans are looking forward to resting their bones. 

A University of Michigan index measuring whether they see a comfortable retirement -- compared with five years ago -- reached the highest level since December 2000 this month.

Despite recent market fluctuations, years of gains in equities have boosted the value of household retirement accounts: The S&P 500 Index has more than doubled since the survey’s last high through Feb. 14, and more than quadrupled since its recession low in March 2009.

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