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Dataset Abstract

Title: UBS/Gallup Investor Optimism Index [USAIPOUBS-INVESTCORE]
Survey Sponsor: UBS
Survey Firm: Gallup Organization
Study Date: See codebook
Sample: National cross-section of head of households or spouse in any household with total savings and investments of $10,000 or more
Sample Size: 57428
Variables: 38
Abstract: Currently employed (1); Retired (1); Feelings about investment targets (1); Feelings about investment goals (1); Ability to invest (1); Factors affecting investment (4).
Weight: Columns 26-29 (xx.xx) -- Varname: SWEIGHT
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UBS. UBS/Gallup Investor Optimism Index, Oct, 1996 [dataset]. USAIPOUBS-INVESTCORE, Version 6. Gallup Organization [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Nov-15-2018.


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