"Common stock investments have helped to make our country prosperous and powerful. Owning a share in American industry is like owning a share in the future of our nation." 

A cartoon produced by the New York Stock Exchange promotes the stock market with a story about a clueless family man, an overalls-clad entrepreneur, a jolly investment banker, and some cowboys in Colorado.

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