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Plans vary by company.

My point.

A 401k is limited to offered funds - unless they have a self-directed offering. Even then, it's limited to mutual funds.

This did sound as if it was some type of overall definition which is why I pointed out that some have different options - in case readers were at a company where it was possible to buy individual stocks. Sometimes people believe anything they read on the internet.
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