Why Americans are wrong to keep cash out of the volatile stock market

Why Americans are wrong to keep cash out of the volatile stock market

If your favorite store was offering a 13% discount on items, chances are you’d fill up your shopping cart. But if you’re like many Americans, you may find that you’re not so excited about markdowns when it comes to buying stocks. The S&P 500 — a common gauge of the broad U.S. stock market —…