Nifty Fifty

Forbes  Aug 10  Comment 
A trick question. There was never a genuine old Nifty Fifty. Morgan Guaranty Trust, late sixties and early seventies, inventoried what they called “one decision stocks.” Ride them up for years and live happily ever after. They’d appreciate...
Financial Times  Jul 20  Comment 
The history of the ‘Nifty Fifty’ tempers fears that US stocks at record highs are in a bubble
SeekingAlpha  Jan 26  Comment 
Yahoo  Jun 5  Comment 
The fifty stocks with the largest market caps like Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp, Berkshire Hathaway Inc, Exxon and Intel, are outperforming the rest of the market by a disturbingly high margin.
The Economic Times  Sep 21  Comment 
The average 50-year-old is having more fun than the younger lot half his age, finds a recent study.


Nifty Fifty was an informal term used to refer to 50 popular large cap stocks on the New York Stock Exchange in the 1960s and 1970s that were widely regarded as solid buy and hold growth stocks. These stocks are widely credited with propelling the bull market of the early 1970s.

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