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Why America Should Be Bullish About Wall Street

A Dynamic Stock Market Fuels a More Open Society

A pack of “wolves” surround the Wall Street Bull in 2014 in a nod to the hit movie The Wolf of Wall Street. Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision for Paramount Pictures/Associated Press.

You should be celebrating the fact that the stock market is soaring.

Yes, I’m talking to you, even if you are not a trust fund baby—make that especially if you are not a trust fund baby.

I fear that with all the politicized talk of “Wall Street” and the images that shorthand conjures up in our minds of rapacious bankers and hedge fund managers, we’ve lost track of what the stock market is really all about. A bright young colleague of mine recently said she’d put a little money in the …

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