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How many publicly traded stocks are there in the US?

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There haven't been 5,000 domestic stocks to include in the index since 2005. The number of public companies in the U.S. has been on a steady decline since peaking in the late 1990s. In 1996 there were 7,322 domestic companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges. Today there are only 3,671.
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