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Opinion

Opinion: Washington Shouldn’t Add More Barriers to Investing – Inside Sources

It has never been easier for all Americans, regardless of financial means, to participate in the stock market. Due in large part to the prevalence of “commission-free trading” apps, retail investors accounted for nearly one-fifth of U.S. equity trading volume in 2020, double compared to a decade prior. We should all celebrate that more young

Financial

S&P 500 ends at another record high as tumultuous 2020 ends

Wall Street closed out a tumultuous year for stocks with more record highs Thursday, a fitting coda to the market’s stunning comeback from its historic plunge in the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic. The benchmark S&P 500 index finished with a gain of 16.3% for the year, or a total return of about 18.4%,