The Rummage Group breaks the industry into firms, models and types. There are about 2,000 broker dealers and over 10,000 RIAs that employ financial advisors. Making up these firms are about 10 models; wirehouses, regional firms...
Financial advisors optimism in the economy and the markets fell only slightly during March, according to Wealthmanagement.com’s Advisor Confidence Index, but still remains in positive territory.
Financial advisors say their optimism over the state of the economy and the future of the equity markets, while still positive, has waned in the past month.
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Financial advisors polled in the latest Advisor Confidence Index say their overall optimism in the economy and markets has dropped 2.24 percent to 112.9 over the past month. Their outlook has particularly dimmed when predicting where the economy...
The latest Advisor Confidence Index from WealthManagement.com shows advisors optimism in the markets and the economy over the next twelve months has grown dimmer.
While advisors consider the recent battles among federal lawmakers as depressing the current economy, they are increasingly bullish on the near-term future of the stock market.