The following story will move Monday as this week’s Tuesday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report:
NEW YORK _ After basking in the longest bull market on record, young investors got their first taste of a severe downturn at the end of last year, when the S&P 500 plunged nearly 20 percent. The fear was that these inexperienced investors would panic, sell their stocks and lock in the losses. But many millennials defied that prediction. They not only held steady but saw the declines as an opportunity to buy more stocks at lower prices. By Stan Choe. UPCOMING: 1,000 words, photos.