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Federal Reserve data show that just 14 percent of U.S. families own stock directly, and only 52 percent have a retirement account. It's a highly skewed group: White households are far more likely to hold stock than black or Hispanic households, while the vast majority of stock holdings belong to the wealthiest 5 percent.