SURVEY SAYS INVESTORS have LESS FAITH IN MARKET: Forty-three percent of active, individual investors have less confidence in the stock market in the aftermath of Enron, according to results of a survey conducted by Towers Group, a New York-based communications firm.

And, according to the poll, just 23 percent of U.S. investors believe strongly in the stock market’s ability to reflect the fair value of stocks. Furthermore, 88 percent of investors believe Enron’s executives, board, auditors or attorneys "intentionally" misled the public.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Accounting Today content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access