Investor, Consumer Confidence Hit Lows in August
Still, both groups remain more upbeat about their financial situation and the markets, Spectrem and the Conference Board found.
Wealthy Investors Adopting Mobile Technology
Wealthy investors are taking up social media and mobile technology in increasing numbers, the Spectrem Group found in a survey released Thursday.
Affluent a Bit More Confident, but Very Concerned: Spectrem Poll
Similar results of the Consumer Confidence Index survey show mixed sentiment in June
Divorcees, Widows Use Advisors More Than Men
Sixteen percent of divorced women in Spectrem’s study describe themselves as advisor-dependent, compared with 20% of widows.
Affluent, Millionaire Investors Losing Confidence: Spectrem
Affluent and millionaire investors are increasingly worried about the fragile state of the economy, according to the latest survey from Spectrem Group.
Investors Lost Confidence in April, Indexes Show
Along with the Consumer Confidence Index, State Street and Spectrem surveys make moderate dips in April as investors cool to market conditions.
Investor Confidence Way Up, but Not Equity Allocation
Strong gains in the U.S. equity markets, lower unemployment and encouraging news from the European debt crisis all contributed to a dramatic increase in economic optimism among high-net-worth and mass-affluent investors, according to Phoenix Marketing International.
Have We Turned the Confidence Corner? Millionaires Think So
Spectrem Millionaire Confidence Index hits nine-month high; consumer confidence, Chicago PMI—even Ben Bernanke—points to a possible resurgence, but Spectrem’s Wolper warns about negative effect of rising gas prices.
Advisor Confidence Moving in Positive Direction
This slight shift is similar to that of Spectrem Group’s affluent-investor survey and the University of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment Index
Affluent Investors Mirror Broader Economy’s Tepid Optimism
If affluent investor sentiment is a guide, the economy continues to progress at a steady but very slow pace.