The Dial

Money Matters: Senior Jack Rosenthal hopes to increase teenage interest about investing

Senior Jack Rosenthal is excited to share his knowledge of investing in all his future endeavors. He is attending Babson College due to its prestigious business program. He plans to maintain involvement with this subject after he has left the Hilltop.

By Jimmy Hefter and Tommy Larson

February 12, 2020

A typical high school senior isn’t very knowledgeable about the intricacies of the stock market and the economy as a whole. According to a recent poll from Gallup, though the stock market has climbed far above pre-crash levels, the combined percentage of adults younger than 35 with money in the stock market in 2017 and 2018 stands at 37%, down from 52% for people in that age range in the two years before the crash. Almost half of 25 to 34-...

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