Most dollar millionaires, believe that the current period (without specifying the time boundaries) is the most unpredictable in history. According to survey, by the Swiss Bank UBS, such a view is held by 82 percent of 2842 respondents from the UK, Italy, Switzerland, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mexico.
Most pessimists among the rich Mexicans, and Singaporeans — 84 percent. However, three quarters of respondents believe cash is a credible alternative at a time when markets, uncertainty reigns.
At the same time, 51 percent of respondents said they remain optimistic, hoping for improvement in personal finances in the next 12 months. Another 13 percent fear a decline, and the rest — don't expect major changes.
Over three quarters of millionaires believe that emotions are currently a much greater influence on shaping public opinion than the facts. In particular, it is emotions that determined the outcome of the last election.
The excess of information that interferes with responsible decision-making, complained, 68 rich, while 72 percent of respondents said that short-term factors and risks distracting from the long-term financial planning.
At the same time, 57 percent of respondents UBS sure you will be able to cope with difficulties and to implement long-term goals.
In January, the international charitable organization Oxfam published the report, which noted that eight of the richest people in the world owns the capital, which is equal in volume to as half the world's population. In the next 25 years amid growing inequality we should expect to see the world's first trillionaire, I believe in Oxfam.