From Trader Joe’s to Cargill, many of America’s most popular and lucrative companies are not available for retail investors to purchase. What does it say about the stock market that the vast majority of companies in America are privately held? In this short article, Senior Investing Columnist Abby Copeland will explain why many top businesses are privately held and the advantages and disadvantages that non-public companies hold.
Travelers can now take advantage of unique vacation opportunities — for free. Senior Investing Columnist Sean Toobi breaks down the home exchanges domain and its growing popularity despite the recent struggles in the broader travel and tourism industry.