Consumers also believe that energy companies are more credible than in recent years on environmental issues, according to results of the latest Market Strategies International E2 (Energy + Environment) Study.
Investors under the age of 30 – born in 1982 or later – now comprise nearly 10% of all affluent investors in the United States. However, a new study shows that Gen Y lacks even a basic awareness of many of the leading mutual fund companies and the products they offer.
Three out of four investors (71%) with retirement money in a former employer retirement plan (ESRP) have kept those assets where they are for five or more years, a trend that increases with age according to a new report from Cogent Research.
With advisors using an average of seven providers to meet the retirement income needs of clients, firms that can articulate a clear understanding of retirement income issues, help advisors manage and invest for income, and demonstrate their retirement income leadership position are most likely to stand out and be considered for future investment.
Institutional investors are entrusting a smaller portion of assets to leading broad managers, according to a new report released by Cogent Research. These and other findings are included in the third annual U.S. Institutional Investor BrandscapeTM report.
For years Cogent Research has been analyzing the differences between older and younger Boomers when it comes to attitudes and behaviors toward investing, but never has the contrast between these groups been so stark.
His responsibilities include managing and growing key client relationships within the Telecommunications division while maintaining a special focus on the integration of large-scale behavioral data with traditional market research solutions.
Consumers who are more knowledgeable about their electric utility products and services and actively manage their energy usage, have a stronger and more positive relationship with their utility than consumers who do not, according to results of the latest E2 (Energy + Environment) Study.
An organization with no connection to Market Strategies has been sending fraudulent email invitations to consumers appearing to come from Market Strategies, asking those consumers to participate in an evaluation of Western Union locations. This is a scam...
Market Strategies Qualitative is an affiliated, consultative insight boutique that builds on the company's rich legacy as one of the US' largest providers of qualitative research. Steve Wolf, former commercial director of Global Qualitative at Synovate (now Ipsos), leads the group.
Six in ten employers across the country are hoping for full repeal of the Health Care Reform Act, according to a recent study by Market Strategies. However, seven in ten employers feel there are some good parts of the law that should stay in place.
A majority of U.S. physicians are pessimistic about the impact of Health Care Reform on their practice and its ability to meet the health care needs of their patients, according to a recent study by Market Strategies International.
According to a recent study by Market Strategies International, security concerns may provide many of America's retail banks with a significant competitive advantage over other financial services, technology and telecommunications companies.