High-net-worth investors are most concerned with preserving their wealth in an environment of volatile credit and stock markets, a weakening dollar and the uncertainties surrounding a presidential election, according to the latest “WealthTrends” survey from the Dow Jones Wealth Management Advisory Council.

“Heading into 2008, wealth managers will be advising their clients on how to mitigate exposure to volatile markets, while at the same time finding opportunities to grow their capital,” said George J. Schietinger, a director with Credit Suisse Private Banking USA and a member of the Dow Jones wealth council.

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