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Monday, February 24, 2014

Most Investors Believe Market Volatility Is "New Normal"

It seems many of us have come to expect the unexpected when it comes to investing in these market conditions.

According to a new report by BMO Global Asset Management, 77 percent of investors feel market volatility is the "new normal" and will stay that way for the foreseeable future. When asked to point out their top priorities when deciding how to invest their cash in today's market, 96 percent said balancing risk in their investments is critical.

80 percent of respondents said they could use a helping hand finding their ideal investment level while 85 percent reported needed assistance finding investments suited for their risk level.