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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.
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