At last, investors are seeing the glass half full – but why do 10 percent with access to a 401(k) not participate?
Maybe it’s finally time to be optimistic.
The Wells Fargo/Gallup Investor and Retirement Optimism Index, released Thursday, rose to plus-43, a surge of 12 points since March and the highest level in two and a half years.
Investors are more optimistic about their ability to maintain incomes over the next 12 months, and optimism is especially high among non-retired investors at plus-45, the highest in two and a half years. Optimism also increased among retired investors, up 25 points since March to plus-32.
Among the data:
• Despite higher optimism, over half of investors, 54 percent, say they have …