Market optimism falls among investors

Market optimism among investors and advisors fell to half of what it was in 2021, according to a recent survey. Investor optimism about their investments fell to 31% this year from 67% in 2021. The number of investors citing a pessimistic view jumped to 36% from 7% last year. Market confidence fell among advisors, dropping to 34% this year from 78% last year. More advisors also reported a pessimistic investment outlook, with the total rising to 25% from 3% a year ago.