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September 08, 2008

Individual stock ownership

"Retail ownership of U.S. equities is at a record low, according to The Conference Board Inc., which is based in New York.  Individual investors owned 33% of U.S. equities at the end of 2007, a drop from a 63% retail ownership of equities in 1980.  In contrast, institutional investors controlled assets totaling $27 trillion at the end of 2007, an 11% increase from two years ago, the report said." 

Source: Coen, A. (2008, September 2). Individual Equity Ownership at Low Ebb. InvestmentNews. Retrieved from http://www.investmentnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008809029986.

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