Nearly Half of U.S. Crypto Holders Say Their Investments Have Been Worse Than Expected: New Research
According to a Pew Research Center study, nearly half of U.S. adults who have been involved in crypto assets say they are disappointed with their investments following a market downturn. .
New research shows that 46% of US adults who have used, traded or invested in crypto assets feel let down while 15% are satisfied with their investments.
“Of the 16% of US adults who say they have ever invested, traded, or used a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin or Ether, 46% reported that their investments have performed badly. worse than they expected, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. By comparison, 15% of these Americans say their investments have performed better than they expected, 31% say they have performed as they expected, and another 8% say they are not so sure. As for why they choose to invest in cryptocurrencies, the majority of respondents in the study said that they view digital assets as having more advantages over other forms of investment. .
“Of the 16% of Americans who say they have ever invested in, traded in, or used cryptocurrencies, about three-quarters say a primary or secondary reason is that they want a different way of investing (78). %) or that it is a good way to make money (75%).
About 54% say that at least one small reason is that they think cryptocurrencies are easier to get into than other ways of investing.
The smaller number of stocks shows that they trust crypto more than other investments (39%) and want to be part of the community (33%) at least for a small reason to invest. ”
But while 16% of US adults have used, traded or invested in crypto assets, only 2% of respondents have purchased non-fungible tokens (NFTs). ).
You can read the full report here.
Aug 30, 2022