The Percent of Americans who Own Stock Hits Record Low
Thu, 04/28/16 | 6 Comments

A recent Gallup poll had some very interesting numbers on stock market participation of Americans, particularly millennials.
For starters, just 52% of Americans have ANY money invested in stocks!
That low participation rate in stock investing is …

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