In March of 2020, fearing the worst of the global Covid-19 pandemic, markets dropped to record lows and individual stocks in the travel and tourism space were decimated. However, Robinhood, E-Trade and TD Ameritrade realized record account openings in the second quarter as individuals began to participate in self-investing (Wall Street Journal, WSJ).

According to the WSJ in an August 31st article, “During the first six months of this year, individual investors accounted for 19.5% of the shares traded in the U.S. stock market, up from 14.9% last year, and nearly double the level from 2010…”

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Ira Gostin

Ira M. Gostin, MBA, APR is an entrepreneur, marketer and communications strategist who never passes up a good cup of coffee! www.g8strategies.com

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