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Are stocks overtaking real estate in household portfolios?

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  • Joseph Tracy
  • Henry Schneider
  • Sewin Chan

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The rapid growth of the stock market since 1990 has encouraged the view that corporate equity holdings are becoming the primary asset for a broad spectrum of American households. A closer look at the evidence, however, reveals that real estate continues to eclipse stocks as a share of most households' portfolios.

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Article provided by Federal Reserve Bank of New York in its journal Current Issues in Economics and Finance.

Volume (Year): 5 (1999)
Issue (Month): Apr ()
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Handle: RePEc:fip:fednci:y:1999:i:apr:n:v.5no.5

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Keywords: Investments ; Real property ; Stocks ; Stock market;

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