Americans Miss $200 Billion Quitting Stocks as S&P 500 Gains

Americans Miss $200 Billion Quitting Stocks as S&P 500 Gains

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Assets in equity mutual, exchange-traded and closed-end funds increased about 85 percent to $5.6 trillion since the bull market began in March 2009, trailing the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index’s 94 percent advance.