Individual investors retreat from markets after show-stopping start to 2021

Fox Business | Apr 4, 2021 at 2:55 PM
  • Individual investors kicked off 2021 at a sprinter’s pace.
  • Trading activity among nonprofessional investors has slowed in recent weeks after a blockbuster start to the year.
  • On March 26, individual investors purchased about $772 million of U.S. equities on a net basis, a 60% decline from the almost $2 billion reached in just one day on Jan. 29, at the height of the meme stock craze.