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Are people ready to start investing again?

Could you answer this in a easy short way for the average person understand? Are people ready to start investing again?

Since the last 5 months, the overall stock market has made a remarkable recovery of since its March lows. Many of my close family and friends retirement plans and 401k plans got disseminated during last few year's free fall to the point where people pulled their money out just to get a sense of control. As we are continuing to see a sustained rally in the market and an air of optimism within the economy, and more importantly have confidence in the market?

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For the short term (based on what has happened during the last couple of weeks) I'd still say no. But if things start to pick up (job growth, lower unemployment, company profits, the price of oil and other commodities sliding, the debt ceiling and the problems in the EU), notice I said if and that's a big if, then ...

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Are people ready to start investing again? This question of... Since the last 5 months, the overall stock market has made a remarkable recovery of since its March lows. Many of my close family and friends retirement plans and 401k plans got disseminated during last few year's free fall to the point where people pulled their money out just to get a sense of control. As we are continuing to see a sustained rally in the market and an air of optimism within the economy, and more importantly have confidence in the market?
Answered in detail, but understandable to the average person

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