Active traders are largely optimistic about the market and the economy, Charles Schwab found in a survey of 260 investors. Eighty-one percent said they are either bullish or neutral on the market over the next six months, virtually unchanged since the last survey in February.

Fifty-three percent expect the economy to show clear signs of recovery in the next 12 months, and 63% plan to increase their trading activity in the next six months, up from 49% in February.

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