Traders Re-Enter The Market, Signaling Renewed Confidence In Investment Prospects

Wednesday, February 02, 2011 07:58
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Traders Re-Enter The Market, Signaling Renewed Confidence In Investment Prospects

Tags: mutual funds | stocks | U.S. economy

Daily trading among individual investors surged 25% in January, a signal that investors are ready to leave the sidelines and get back in the market.

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While day traders are not the type of prospective clients most advisors are looking for, this increased investment activity shows an important trend: Investors are ready to invest again, and that should apply to long-term investors as well.

 

In short, renewed confidence in the markets should translate into more business for advisors.


Institutional investors also ramped up trading last month, according to this Reuters report.
 

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