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Trader Richard Cohen wears a "Dow 21,000" cap as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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The Soaring Stock Market And Your Nest Egg

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A campaign sign for President Trump and Vice President Pence hangs on a desk while traders work before the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange the day after the 2016 election. Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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President-elect Donald Trump speaks to members of the media in the lobby at Trump Tower on Tuesday after transition officials announced Trump has sold all of his stock holdings. Albin Lohr-Jones/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday. Rising stock prices typically help an incumbent party in a presidential election year, but October can be a wild month. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York on Jan. 4. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Analysts: Markets May Be Underestimating U.S. Economic Resilience

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Jack Bogle wants Americans to make more money in the stock market and give less away to financial firms. Courtesy of Vanguard hide caption

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The George Washington Of Investing Wants You For The Revolution

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A trader fills orders Monday in the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange. Watching market numbers plummet can make investors queasy, but analysts say keeping a level head through volatility is the best course. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Keep Calm And Carry The 1: Investors Often Miscalculate Amid Volatility

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Traders signal offers Monday in the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange. Major market indexes tumbled around the world amid worries about China's slowing economy. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Don't Panic About Stocks. It's Not 2008 All Over Again, Economist Says

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Curtis Carroll — also known as "Wall Street" — teaches prisoners at San Quentin State Prison about stocks. The Kitchen Sisters hide caption

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Inmate With Stock Tips Wants To Be San Quentin's Warren Buffett

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A Chinese worker is seen at a construction site in Beijing. Economic changes in China and in other places have reduced demand and prices for commodities like the metal in the building's structure. AP hide caption

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As the Nasdaq closes above the record set 15 years ago, stock analysts are debating whether the market is approaching another bubble. Bryan Thomas/Getty Images hide caption

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15 Years After The Dot-Com Bust, A Nasdaq Record

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