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Center for Audit Quality (CAQ): Main Street Investor Survey (Trend Data Supplement)

Friday, July 29, 2016

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July 26–August 6, 2015
1,012 Investors Nationwide
Margin of Error: +/-3.1%

In a telephone survey conducted July 26–August 6, 2015, The Glover Park Group asked a series of questions related to investing and the capital markets. The findings representing 1,012 investors nationally are included below. Interviews were conducted with respondents on landline telephones and cellular phones.

With a sample of this size, one can say with 95% certainty that the results have a sampling error of +/‐ 3.1 percentage points of what they would be if the entire population of investors had been polled with complete accuracy. 1 Where available, data from previous years has been provided for comparison.