- Feb. 14, 2014
-- SARASOTA, FL.
– MoneyShow.com, the largest multimedia investment education destination for investors, traders, and financial advisors, announced the results of its MoneyShow.com Investors’ survey at The World MoneyShow in Orlando, Florida. Results reveal 64% of investors predict the S&P 500 will increase between now and the end of the year. Not surprisingly, more than 70% of investor’s believe inflation will increase over the course of the year.
Investors, 76%, are predicting modest GDP growth this year and more than 65% predict unemployment will remain at levels between 6 and 7%. Small or mid-cap stocks (45%) and Large-cap U.S. stocks (44%) are the asset classes investors anticipate performing best for the remainder of the year. Gold is no longer popular among most investors with just 19% picking it or other precious metals as an investment they would buy before the end of the year. It is clear investors are getting off the sidelines and investing in equities or are pulling out of bonds for the short term. Just 11% plan to buy bonds before the end of the year.
The MoneyShow.com Investors’ Sentiment Indicator polled 1,344 investors between January 21 and January 26.About MoneyShow.com
MoneyShow | Invest Smarter, Trade Wiser is a global network of investment and trading education. The privately held financial media company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Sarasota, Florida, USA. Each year, MoneyShow's roster of live and online events attract more than 75,000 investors, traders, and financial advisors who gather with top market experts in dynamic, face-to-face and online learning forums worldwide.