Consumer opinion on investing on stock market or crypto in the U.S. 2021

Opinion from consumers in the United States on whether investing in cryptocurrencies is more risky and/or more profitable than investing on the stock market as of 2021

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Release date

May 2021


United States

Survey time period

March 2021

Number of respondents

2,925 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

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Supplementary notes

No information was provided on the exact survey method. The source does also not provide information regarding multiple answering options. These questions were phrased by the source as follows:

  • "In your opinion, what is riskier - investing in the stock market or cryptocurrencies?";
  • "In your opinion, what is more profitable - investing in the stock market or cryptocurrencies?".

* "Equally risky" was not an available option for the second question concerning profitability.

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