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In a recent AICPA/Harris Poll survey, nearly half of U.S. adults (48 percent) said they believe that a volatile market gives them an easy opportunity to make a profit. The survey also found that three in ten Americans involved in household investment decisions (28 percent) say they never do research into investment strategies and potential investment opportunities.
Other key findings of the survey:
- Cryptocurrency appears to be foreign to many investors. The survey found that nearly half of U.S. adults (48 percent) are not familiar with Bitcoin, Ethereum, or Litecoin.
- A steady annual return (36 percent) was the top investment decision consideration Americans cited in the survey, followed closely by understanding investment fundamentals such as risk level and expected return (35 percent).
- Nearly a third of Americans involved in the investment decision making in their household (32 percent), typically make high risk investments.
Enrollments in undergraduate and graduate accounting programs for the 2015-2016 school year totaled more than 250,000, maintaining the record high level from 2014-2015. This was driven primarily by an all-time high in undergraduate enrollments.
The AICPA Tax Reform Resource Center is your home for comprehensive coverage on tax reform. This page is your go-to for news, resources, videos, podcasts, learning, and AICPA advocacy positions. Bookmark this page and visit often for updates.
With cyberattacks on the rise, organizations are looking at how to best protect their client and customer information – and inform stakeholders of their efforts. The AICPA provides resources to help organizations and businesses, including CPA firms, assess risks. We’re also assisting CPAs as they provide advisory or assurance services on clients’ risk programs.
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