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The days of the Beardstown Ladies, this isn't. There's a lot of talk about bubbly stock market...

The days of the Beardstown Ladies, this isn't. There's a lot of talk about bubbly stock market sentiment right now, but it's not evident in the declining interest in investment clubs. A group tracking the clubs says membership fell to 39K in 2012 from 400K in 1998. "It is quite frustrating to try to preach that long-term investing really pays off, when it just hasn't over the past decade." Check.
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  • Tschurin
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    I could also imagine that investment clubs are considered old school and that younger generations are more likely to share thoughts on investing via social media. The investment club I've occasionally dropped in on is decidely an older demographic.
    4 Feb 2013, 08:14 AM Reply Like
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