Top Concerns for Investors

first_imgHome / Daily Dose / Top Concerns for Investors Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily The trade war is on everyone’s minds, especially investors. According to a survey from SophisticatedInvestor.com, the U.S.-China Trade War is the top geopolitical or economic event investors are worried about, with 45.8% if investors citing it as their top concern. The trade wars are twice as important as the national debt and significantly higher than interest rate cuts from the Fed. Other factors of concern to investors include tensions in the Persian Gulf.When demographic filters were applied to the results factoring specifically 35 to 44 years old, the percentage of investors concerned the most about the trade war increased to 47.6%, and even further to 48.2% with males of that age bracket.“The fact that nearly half of all respondents to the survey sighted the US-China trade war as the primary concern for the direct effects on investment portfolios, comes as little surprise,” SophisticatedInvestor.com notes. “Over the past couple of weeks, financial markets have endured a roller coaster ride specifically attributed to uncertainties surrounding the escalating trade war between the two countries. The general consensus amongst analysts is the market volatility will continue until the trade war ceases between the US and China.”Just 11% of respondents stated that the Fed’s interest rate cuts worried them most when it came to the health of their investment portfolio, while 8.4% of respondents indicated that they worried most about the effects of the escalating tensions pertaining to the Hong Kong protests on the health of their investment portfolio. This number jumped to 9.5% when demographic filters were applied specifically to those 65.Another concern is increasing tensions in the Persian Gulf between Iran and Britain. Around 4.8% of investors surveyed cited  Persian Gulf tensions as a concern for their portfolios, and this percentage leaps to 8.7% when demographic filters are applied to the survey results, factoring specifically males between 55 and 64. Economy Investment Portfolios Trade 2019-08-27 Seth Welborn Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Seth Welborn is a Reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Harding University, he has covered numerous topics across the real estate and default servicing industries. Additionally, he has written B2B marketing copy for Dallas-based companies such as AT&T. An East Texas Native, he also works part-time as a photographer. August 27, 2019 1,006 Views Previous: Employment’s Correlation with Housing Next: Zombie Homes are Nationwide About Author: Seth Welborn Top Concerns for Investors The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days agocenter_img Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Share Save Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago  Print This Post Tagged with: Economy Investment Portfolios Trade Related Articles Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Investment, News Subscribelast_img read more