Buying Power

Stocks Doubled


Four years ago the stock market was in free fall. Since then, it’s regained plenty of altitude. Many people missed out on the rally, though; rather than investing, U.S. households stashed a record $8.6 trillion in cash deposits.

Source: Investment Company Institute
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Philips is an associate editor for Bloomberg Businessweek in Washington. Follow him on Twitter @matthewaphilips.

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