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Black Investor Survey Shows New Interest in Markets

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Black Investor Survey Shows New Interest in Markets

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Black Investor Survey Shows New Interest in Markets

Black Investor Survey Shows New Interest in Markets

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Traditionally, a lower percentage of blacks than whites have invested in stocks and money market funds. Now more African Americans are considering investments as a result of employer-sponsored pension plans. That's one finding of the 2005 Ariel-Schwab Black Investors Survey. Melody Hobson, president of Ariel Capital Management, tells Ed Gordon about the survey.