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Investors Are Optimistic About 2015

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management’s latest Investor Pulse Poll reveals high-net-worth investor optimism for 2015—and a strong focus on energy.

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management's semiannual Investor Pulse Poll surveys a national sample of investors with investable assets of $100,000 or more, a third of whom have assets exceeding $1 million.1 Highlights this year include high optimism about the US economy and investment portfolios; concern over international conflicts and climate change; and support for developing alternative energy, as well as the Keystone Pipeline.

HNW INVESTORS ARE OPTIMISTIC ABOUT THE US ECONOMY...

...PROSPECTS FOR THE US, JAPAN, INDIA AND CHINA

...THEIR INVESTMENT PORTFOLIOS

...EQUITIES

Average HNW Asset Allocation

...AND THE BIOTECH, PHARMA AND ENERGY SECTORS.

HNW INVESTORS ARE CONCERNED ABOUT...

THEY ARE ALSO CONCERNED ABOUT ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND INDEPENDENCE

...AND CLIMATE CHANGE.

HNW INVESTORS FAVOR ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES

...YET THEY SUPPORT TRADITIONAL ONES.