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The incredible shrinking stock market
May 13, 2024

The incredible shrinking stock market

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Even as the value of the stock market grows, the number of firms traded on the market is shrinking

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The number of publicly traded companies in the U.S. is in decline. Here's why that matters.

May 13, 2024
When fewer companies are public, it limits our understanding of what’s happening in the economy.
The number of publicly listed companies has been nearly halved since the '90s.
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The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
Lis Mahy Producer, BBC