According to CNBC, in January 2021 an average of 6.6 million shares of stock were traded every day on Wall Street. As of September 2020, the total value of the US stock exchange is estimated at roughly $36 trillion. So whether you believe it’s a necessary component of the free market or a casino run by reckless addicts in suits, it’s worth getting to know a little better. Who knows, you might just get some money out of it. Or, according to the common wisdom, you’re more likely to lose money at it. But is that piece of common wisdom true? Let’s have a look at that and other surprising factors of the Big Board.
This is an encore of one of our previous lists, as presented by our YouTube host Simon Whistler. Read the full list!