skip to main content

Investors

Explore Gallup's research.

After the worst one-day decline in U.S. history -- "Black Monday" in October 1987 -- Americans were unclear on why the stock market had unraveled.

Most investors say it is a good time to buy stocks, yet a majority think a market correction is looming. Few are stressed about the prospect of a correction.

Optimism among U.S. investors rose again in the third quarter after plateauing in the second quarter and is now hitting levels not reached since 2000.