|A TD Ameritrade survey says 18-34-year-old investors are more bullish on the stock market than older Americans.|
- 51% of investors believe the S&P 500 will be higher three months from now.
- 54% of investors have seen or expect to see improvements in the U.S. economy within the next year.
- When asked which factors have the most influence on market volatility, men were more likely than women (52% vs. 45%) to blame the European sovereign debt crisis, while women were more likely than men to fault domestic unemployment (46% vs. 40%).
- Women were also nearly twice as likely as men (23% vs. 14%) to say that it will take 18 months or more for the U.S. economy to improve.