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tl;dr Yes, investing into stock market has positive impact on growth. First, before going any further, investing into stocks is from an economic perspective just a form of saving. Consequently, following the literature this answer will be repeatedly referring to saving in general. In economics, there are two main theories of economic growth. An exogenous ...


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I typed "shareholders of record" into Google, and I got Stockholder of Record Also known as shareholder of record, record holder or owner, or registered holder, or owner. The stockholder whose name is listed on the company's books and records as the owner of shares as of a particular date (the record date). A stockholder of record holds stock in a ...


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The answer of 1muflon1 gives a more macro explanation for why economists think that investing in stocks (or bonds) will lead to economic growth. Please allow me to provide a more micro-oriented perspective on the matter. The basic principle that I will use is well-known to economists (but perhaps not so much to people outside of econ). It is the idea that ...


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This question is quite convoluted and uses accounting terminology rather than economic terminology (those two are diametrically different most of the time) but based on comments and further qualification I understood that in the first part you are asking whether return on equities are pure economic rent. I am sure you are talking about economic rent because ...


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