Mostly sunny

US investors are feeling confident

Q2 2019

Optimism on the US economy dips, but higher than global outlook

Stock market optimism by region


US investors hold significant cash...

...but most see volatility as an opportunity

More investors want in than out


Sustainable investing on the rise

% of portfolio in sustainable investments


Top investor concerns


Business owner spotlight

Owners optimistic about their business and plan to grow over the next 12 months

More than 1 in 3 business owners plan to sell or pass on their business in the next 5 years

Top business concerns


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About the survey

UBS surveyed 400 investors and 100 business owners in the US with at least $1M in investable assets (for investors) or at least $250k in annual revenue and at least one employee other than themselves (for business owners), from March 10 - 14, 2019. For the 4Q18 results, UBS surveyed 506 investors and 201 business owners in the US with at least $1M in investable assets (for investors) or at least $250k in annual revenue and at least one employee other than themselves (for business owners), from November 9 - 12, 2018.