UBS Investor Watch is a quarterly publication analyzing the latest in investor sentiment and behavior. Dedicated to generating insights that help UBS Financial Advisors deliver exceptionally for their clients, UBS Investor Watch is the industry’s definitive guide to what’s on investors’ minds right now.
Current UBS Investor Watch report:
Even with recent market volatility, most investors are still confident about the recovery. But many aren’t acting on it. In fact, only 18% are willing to take on more risk. Find out how those with a financial plan are more confident riding out volatility and staying focused on long-term goals.
Previous UBS Investor Watch reports:
Everybody gets old. Yet 77% of investors aren’t planning for what the future might hold. What’s your plan? Discover how families are overcoming today’s challenges—and finding their own answers—to long-term care.
Blended families, same-sex couples, and families with adult children or aging parents living in the home are on the rise. These modern families, and traditional families, have their own specific financial challenges. Find out what those challenges are and how the right financial advice can help you meet them for your family.
Millionaires appreciate what they’ve achieved. But, they still strive for more—to protect their families’ lifestyle and to feel more secure. Find out why satisfaction seems always out of reach.
Understand why many millionaires don‘t want to be financial experts, and why ultimately, financial discipline matters more. Millionaires understand this, and prefer to work with financial advisors to help them achieve long-term success.
Doing well at doing good: Why there’s more to giving than checkbook philanthropy
Everyone gives, but few believe their giving is effective. However, people who plan their giving and use strategies to make it work harder, are almost 50% more confident their donations are having an impact. Find out why.
Begin before the end: Why families need to have inheritance conversations now
It's time for families to break the silence, and start talking about inheritance. Heirs who know the details ahead of time report being twice as happy with the outcomes as those who are left in the dark. Find out why.
After surveying more than 4,000 U.S. investors, we discovered some surprising truths about how Millennials invest and think about success. Find out who they really are.
Despite dissatisfaction with Washington and concerns over long-term care, investors express greater confidence in their financial situations, especially those with financial plans.
Newfound optimism and pre-election jitters
Investors appear ready to reduce cash holdings, especially after the U.S. elections. Despite concerns about the national debt and rising healthcare costs, investors are optimistic and plan to revisit their financial plans post-election.