POLL DU JOUR

The Washington Times Weekly - - Politics -

68 per­cent of U.S. in­vestors say they are “op­ti­mistic” about the per­for­mance of stocks in the next year.

61 per­cent say “now is a good time” to in­vest in the stock mar­ket.

47 per­cent of this group say the mar­ket “will con­tinue to in­crease”; 18 per­cent say stocks are a good in­vest­ment; 17 per­cent con­sider stock mar­ket volatil­ity a “buy­ing op­por­tu­nity.”

37 per­cent over­all say it is not a good time to put money into stocks.

52 per­cent of this group worry about a “mar­ket cor­rec­tion.”

Source: A Well Fargo/Gallup In­vestor track­ing sur­vey of 1,008 U.S. adults with in­vestable as­sets over $10,000 con­ducted July 28-Aug. 6 and re­leased Fri­day.

Fol­low Jen­nifer Harper on Twit­ter @HarperBul­letin

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