Fifty-five percent of investors believe the economy will improve within the next 12 months, Scottrade found in a survey 1,143 investors in late July. Another 79% said they think the stock market is resilient and will provide long-term investment gains. In addition, 51% believe they will recoup their investments losses within the next three years.

“Investors are still stressed over personal finances, but stress levels have stabilized and attitudes are on the upswing,” said Chris X. Moloney, chief marketing officer and executive director of customer intelligence at Scottrade.

Subscribe Now

Access to premium content including in-depth coverage of mutual funds, hedge funds, 401(K)s, 529 plans, and more.

3-Week Free Trial

Insight and analysis into the management, marketing, operations and technology of the asset management industry.