It turns out the merely comfortable are expecting better performance from the economy and their individual investments through the remainder of the year than those residing in highest tax brackets.

Spectrem Group, a Chicago-based strategic consulting firm specializing in the affluent and retirement markets, today released its Affluent Investor Confidence and Millionaire Investor Confidence indices for May and found that households with more than $500,000 in investable assets were slightly more optimistic about the economy and their portfolios than those with $1 million or more in assets.

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