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Current Issues in Economics and Finance
Are stocks overtaking real estate in household portfolios?
Joseph Tracy
Henry Schneider
Sewin Chan
Abstract

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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Joseph Tracy & Henry Schneider & Sewin Chan, "Are stocks overtaking real estate in household portfolios?", Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Current Issues in Economics and Finance, volume 5, issue Apr, 1999.
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Keywords: Investments ; Real property ; Stocks ; Stock market
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