Contrary to popular belief the stock market is not just for the rich. In fact 52% of Americans currently have money invested in the U.S. stock market.
*UPDATE: Since Trump won the Presidency the stock market has over 80 record new highs, reached 8 major milestones (19,000, 20,000, 21,000, 22,000, 23,000, 24,000, 25,000 and 26,000) broke the record for the fastest 500, 1,000, 2,000, 3,000, 4,000, 5,000, 6,000 and 7,000 point increases and up over 30%
President Trump has deregulated the economy and cut regulations at a pace no other American president ever has. He also passed through the biggest tax cut in American history, in doing so catapulted the stock market.
12/8/16: Stock market breaks 110 year record. Out of 21 days since the election, the Dow has reached all time closing highs 13 of these days.
1/25/17: The Dow closed above 20,000 for first time in history after a series of executive orders from President Trump.
2/24/17: The Dow futures have surged 20% since falling right after President Trump's election. The streak of record high closes is longest since January 1987
3/1/17: Dow closes above 21,000 as stocks post best day of 2017 after President Trump's first congressional speech. The Dow's benchmark took just 66 days to climb from 19000 to above 21000, the fastest 2,000 point run ever.
4/1/17: Stock indexes is about to notch its sixth-straight winning quarter, which will mark the best run since a six-win in the fourth quarter of 2006.
6/20/17: The stock market stock market set seven new all-time records in June.
6/30/17: The stock market had its best first half year performance since 2013, four years ago.
8/2/17: The stock market shattered yet another milestone with the Dow Jones Industrial Average reaching 22,000 points for the first time ever.
9/15/17: The stock market has hit yet another record high under the Trump administration.
9/19/17: Once again, the stock market hit another record high.
9/29/17: Yet again the S&P and Nasdaq hit new record highs.
9/29/17: The Dow posts the first 8-quarter wining streak in 20 years.
10/2/17: Stocks close at another record high to begin the fourth quarter. The Dow jumped 152 points.
10/6/17: The S&P 500 posted an eight-day winning streak and its sixth straight record highclose.
10/13/17: U.S. stocks reached yet another record high.
10/16/17: The market hits 23,000 for the first time. It was the third straight 1,000 point climb in 2017 which was the largest number of such 1,000 point moves within a calendar year in the benchmark’s 120+-year history.
10/17/17: Stock market breaks yet another record this time going over the 23,000 mark.
10/21/17: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 165.59 points to 23,328.63, reaching intraday, yet another record high. This came hours after news of the Senate approving a $4 trillion budget measure, coming one step closer to President Trump's porposes historic tax reform.
10/24/17: The Dow Jones industrial average hit another intraday and closing record high.
11/24/17: The S&P 500 hit record highs, rising 0.2% to 2,602.42 with information technology as the best-performing sector.
11/19/17: The DOW rose 103 points notching yet anorther record high close.
12/15/17: The S&P 500 hit another new high after the final adjustments to the tax-cut bill was announced.
12/20/17: The Dow posted its 70th record close of the year.
1/5/18: The Dow surges more than 200 points, caps off best start to a year since 2006.
1/12/18: Stocks surge to another record high close.
1/17/18: Dow spikes 322 points, closes above 26,000 for the first time.
1/20/18: The Dow gained 31% which was is the best since the early 1940s.
1/24/18: U.S. stocks jumped to new record highs after Senate leaders said they reached a deal to end the federal government shutdown.
1/25/18: Dow pops 140 points, closes at another record high.
8/27/18: S&P 500, Nasdaq jump to record highs.