Central Banks

More than half of Bloomberg subscribers say low interest rates are the new neutral.

On whether permanently lower interest rates are the new reality in developed economies:

On whether permanently lower interest rates are the new reality in developed economies:

Expected impact of central banks’ macroprudential measures on reducing systemic financial risk:

Expected impact of central banks’ macroprudential measures on reducing systemic financial risk:

Global opinions on central bankers:
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Global opinions on central bankers:

Bubbles

Lax policies at Yellen’s Fed could mean bubbles in U.S stocks and junk bonds.

Where bubbles are forming:
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Where bubbles are forming:

In the United States, monetary policy is:
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In the United States, monetary policy is:

Global Economy

Crises in Ukraine, Palestine and Syria threaten to destabalize fragile global markets.

The hot spot posing the biggest threat to global financial markets now:

The hot spot posing the biggest threat to global financial markets now:

The biggest threat to economies now:
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The biggest threat to economies now:

The global economy is:
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The global economy is:

In these regions, monetary policy is:

In these regions, monetary policy is:

Morality

1 in 3 Global Poll respondents frown on investing in gun manufacturers.

Morally, investing in these companies is:
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Morally, investing in these companies is:

Leadership

Poll shows concern over outlook on U.S. investment climate under Obama.

Expectations of how these leaders’ policies affect their nations’ investment climate:
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Expectations of how these leaders’ policies affect their nations’ investment climate:

Markets

Investment professionals name India the most promising emerging market.

Expected market direction in the next six months:
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Expected market direction in the next six months:

These economies are:
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These economies are:

In the next year, the best and worst opportunities are in:
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In the next year, the best and worst opportunities are in:

In the next year, the highest and worst returns will come from:

In the next year, the highest and worst returns will come from:

Trading

Financial professionals say high speed trading and dark pools are hurting markets.

On how high-frequency trading impacts financial markets:
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On how high-frequency trading impacts financial markets:

On how dark pools impact financial markets:
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On how dark pools impact financial markets:

State of Business

Less than 1 in 3 of world’s financial elite say the pace of business is picking up.

Impact of the Volcker Rule on financial businesses worldwide:
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Impact of the Volcker Rule on financial businesses worldwide:

Expectations for this year’s bonuses:
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Expectations for this year’s bonuses:

The financial business is:
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The financial business is:

Source: Survey of 562 Bloomberg customers, conducted July 15-16, 2014 by Selzer & Co. Margin of error, plus or minus 4.1 percentage points.

GRAPHIC: MIRA ROJANASAKUL, CHRIS CANNON, CHLOE WHITEAKER & JEREMY DIAMOND/ BLOOMBERG VISUAL DATA