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Investors Dump Stocks, Markets Rise?

It’s been a choppy year for US stocks, with many getting hit today over earnings disappointments and worries about China. Even so,  the S&P 500 is up over 6% year-to-date. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up almost 7%.

Who is buying these stocks? Not big corporate pension plans, according to a story in the Wall Street Journal.  Not mutual fund investors, according to fresh data from TrimTabs. Continue reading