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5 aftershocks of the financial crisis

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Stock ownership versus returns
Stock ownership versus returns

After recessions in 2001 and 2008 -- the latter known as the Great Recession -- Americans have become wary of investing in the stock market at the same time that the market has risen markedly after each recession.

The graph shown illustrates this point, comparing data on the percentage of Americans who say they own stock compared to the run-up over the past several years of the Standard & Poor's 500 index.

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