Here's some affluenza news from Spectrem's Millionaire Corner:
Nearly half of Affluent investors have a “build, baby, build” attitude toward the Keystone XL pipeline, according to a new survey conducted by Spectrem’s Millionaire Corner.Spectrem did not provide any details on methodology, including how many affluent—pardon me, Affluent—investors it surveyed.
Forty-seven percent of Affluent respondents believe President Barack Obama should approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline to help make America more energy independent. This is twice as many as those who said they had no opinion on the 1,700-mile, $5.4 billion project that would move oil from Canada to the Gulf Coast (23 percent. [...]
Support of the pipeline increases with net worth, the Spectrem survey finds, with nearly six-in-ten (57 percent) of respondents with a net worth of at least $5 million (not including primary residence) in favor of the pipeline as a way for the country to achieve energy independence. In comparison, 25 percent of those with less than $100,000 feel the same way.
Men, too, express greater support for the pipeline than women (54 percent vs. 32 percent). While women are more concerned about the project’s environmental impact (18 percent vs. 13 percent). A higher percentage of women than men (37 percent vs. 17 percent) have no opinion on the pipeline.