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Real estate a top investment choice, says poll

Investors expect interest rates, inflation, unemployment to rise in 2005
Published on Dec 8, 2004

Real estate is the top place to put your money, according to a quarterly survey of about 1,100 investors conducted for the National Association of Investors Corp. About 22 percent of respondents selected real estate as the best industry to invest in now, 39 percent selected real estate as one of the top three best investment opportunities, and 54 percent said the industry's past performance is an indication of future promise. Pharmaceuticals and technology also ranked high in this latest Voice of the American Shareholder poll. The pharmaceutical industry ranked second with 16 percent of shareholders choosing it as a good investment in the current environment, and 42 percent of respondents selected pharmaceuticals as one of their top three investment choices, while 14 percent of respondents said technology was a good choice. "Growth potential" was cited by 64 percent of the respondents as the reason for selecting an industry as a good investment. Also, 43 percent of shareholders s...

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