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Stock Market Investing Statistics

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Investing in Stocks StatisticsData
Percent of Americans who have money invested in stocks52 %
Percent of adults under 30 who have money invested in stocks26 %
Percent of Americans who had money in stocks in 200765 %
Percent of investors who lost money investing in stocks in 201432 %
Percent of day-traders who lost money over a six month period80 %
Average loss in stock investments in 20164.96 %
Average return in stock investments in 2014-2.78 %
Reasons Why Someone Doesn’t Invest in the Stock MarketPercent
I don’t have the money53 %
I don’t know about stocks21 %
I don’t trust stockbrokers9 %
Stock are too risky7 %
Afraid of high trading fees2 %
Some other reason8 %
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Average 2016 Fund Investor Returns
Return
Target-Date Funds
6.54 %
U.S. Sector Funds
5.78 %
Target-Date Funds
6.54 %
International Stock Funds
3.17 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Merrill Lynch, Gallop, Bank of America
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: October 1, 2017

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