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Reproduced from eVestment; Chart: Axios Visuals

Comcast and Merck entered the ranks of the most owned stocks in the world, data firm eVestment found in its first quarter report.

Where it stands: Among U.S. investors, Disney moved onto the top 20, and has risen 13 spots on that list since the first quarter of last year. It's Disney's first time on the list since eVestment began issuing the report.

Methodology: The report utilizes long-only active equity strategies' portfolio holdings data reported directly to eVestment by asset managers. The firm said 6,053 active equity strategies submitted Q1 2019 portfolio data as of the publication date.

Go deeper: Startups get a stock exchange

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Updated 17 mins ago - Politics & Policy

Inauguration Day dashboard

U.S. Capitol and stage are lit at sunrise ahead of the inauguration of Joe Biden. Photo: Patrick Semansky - Pool/Getty Images

President Biden has delivered his inaugural address at the Capitol, calling for an end to the politics as total war but warning that "we have far to go" to heal the country.

What's next: Biden has arrived at the White House and he will sign executive orders and other presidential actions.

45 mins ago - Podcasts

Podcast: After the Biden inaugural

Joe Biden was sworn in today as America's 46th president in an inauguration unlike any other in modern history.

Axios Re:Cap goes deeper into the speech, the atmosphere and what it all tells us about the incoming administration, with Axios political reporters Hans Nichols and Alexi McCammond.

Biden embarks on a consequential presidency

Photo illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Donald Trump tried everything to delegitimize the rival who vanquished him. In reality, he's set Joe Biden on course to be a far more consequential U.S. president than he might otherwise have become.

The big picture: President Biden now confronts not just a pandemic, but massive political divisions and an assault on truth — and the aftermath of the assault on the Capitol two weeks ago that threatened democracy itself.