E*TRADE from Morgan Stanley Study Reveals Investors Making Moves to Combat High Inflation
E*TRADE from Morgan Stanley today announced results from the most recent wave of StreetWise, its quarterly tracking study of experienced investors. Results reveal inflation is top of mind for investors, and in response they are taking action:
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"It's encouraging to see investors taking inflation risk seriously, especially when you consider that we haven't seen an inflationary environment like this in decades," Mike Loewengart, Managing Director of Investment Strategy at E*TRADE from Morgan Stanley. "But adjusting for this new type of market environment should not necessarily translate into selling out of existing positions and into cash. While we may be facing a pretty seismic shift in the investing landscape, remaining true to your long-term goals, risk tolerance, and time horizon can help keep you on track. Ebbs and flows like we're seeing today, while scary, are all part of participating in the market."
Mr. Loewengart offered additional investing considerations amid high inflation:
About the Survey
This wave of the survey was conducted from April 1 to April 11 of 2022 among an online US sample of 913 self-directed active investors who manage at least $10,000 in an online brokerage account. The survey has a margin of error of ±3.20 percent at the 95 percent confidence level. It was fielded and administered by Dynata. The panel is broken into thirds of active (trade more than once a week), swing (trade less than once a week but more than once a month), and passive (trade less than once a month). The panel is 60% male and 40% female, with an even distribution across online brokerages, geographic regions, and age bands.
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