On Friday, The Wall Street Journal profiled the individual investor of today, burdened by a strong economy and booming stock market. A survey conducted by Investor Intelligence last week found that Wall Street newsletter bullishness reached its highest level since 1987, though the number has receded somewhat since. As fund managers’ optimism persists with expected cuts in regulation, investors live with the knowledge that a correction is inevitable, tormented with the eternal question: when?
As bullishness grows, a dilemma for individual investors
Though stocks are at record highs, a strong economy stirs fears of missing out on further growth.