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Who Considers Investing Too Risky?

Top 10 DMAs in which adults agree with the statement, “Investing in the stock market is too risky for me”: 

  1. Columbus – Tupelo – West Point, MS
  2. Bluefield – Beckley – Oak Hill, WV
  3. Clarksburg – Weston, WV
  4. Ottumwa – Kirksville, IA - MO
  5. Albany, GA
  6. Alpena, MI
  7. Greenwood – Greenville, MS
  8. Presque Isle, ME
  9. Traverse City – Cadillac, MI
  10. Myrtle Beach – Florence, SC

Source: GfK MRI’s 2011 Market-by-Market Study

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  1. Paula Lynn from Who Else Unlimited , December 5, 2012 at 9:43 a.m.

    They also have some of the lowest education and income level. Who thinks that correlation is a surprise ?