In a survey of 757 investors between the ages of 35 and 64 with investable assets of at least $100,000, Phoenix Marketing International found that more than half say their financial situation is worse than a year ago and two-thirds don’t expect it to get any better for at least one year.

As to how they are gauging the health of the economy, 33% rely on market averages and 25% on the unemployment rate.

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