All posts tagged "AAII"

  • AAII Puts Current Investor Allocation in Historical Perspective

    The Pragmatic Capitalism blog commented on the fact that smaller investors are shifting out of bonds. A look at the chart shown at their site indicates the shift has been small and probably meaningless statistically. More interestingly,...

    • Posted January 5, 2011
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  • The Manic Depressive Market

    Bespoke Investment Group reports that bullish investor sentiment has plunged over the past week: Less than 24 hours after asking whether investors were ‘all in’ on this market, today’s weekly survey of bullish sentiment from the American...

    • Posted November 19, 2010
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  • Sentiment Takes a Huge Swing

    Bespoke Investment Group featured the latest AAII investor sentiment reading recently. According to the survey, bullish sentiment increased to 50.89% which is the second highest reading in two years. Three weeks ago, investors hated equities and bullish...

    • Posted September 18, 2010
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  • Dan Sullivan Sticks With Cash

    Dan Sullivan, editor of The Chartist, acknowledges that investors are being barraged with bearish economic news and sentiment indicators show they’ve given up stocks for bonds, however, he still believes money market funds are still the best...

    • Posted September 9, 2010
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  • Sentiment Hits an Extreme

    Quantifiable Edges comments on the AAII investor sentiment survey which shows bearishness by investors has hit a level not seen often. QE observes that such bearishness is usually followed by a rally, but when it’s not, look...

    • Posted August 31, 2010
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  • Sentiment Hit Levels Not Seen in Over a Year

    Caroline Dye, at Bloomberg, reports: The level of bullish sentiment about the U.S. stock market fell below the level of bearishness for the first time since April 2009, according to a survey of newsletter writers. The proportion...

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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  • Bearish Sentiment Spikes

    Bespoke Investment Group analyzes a recent change in investor sentiment: This week’s sentiment surveys from Investors Intelligence (II) and the American Association of Individual Investors (AAII) showed sharp increases in bearish sentiment among both advisors and individual...

    • Posted May 30, 2010
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  • Investor Sentiment Takes a Surprising Turn

    Trader’s Narrative blog analyzes investor sentiment each week and has noticed an unusual amount of bearishness in the latest report from the American Association of Individual Investors (AAII). There are only 22% of investors reported as bullish...

    • Posted November 8, 2009
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  • Richard Russell, "I’ve never seen sentiment change so quickly after an horrendous drop in the market"

    Richard Russell, editor of Dow Theory Letters, is skeptical of this rally according to Mark Hulbert. Russell thinks bullishness has risen too rapidly. The ratio of bullish investors, according to the American Association of Individual Investors (AAII),...

    • Posted May 6, 2009
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  • Individual Investor Stock Allocations at a Low Ebb

    Barry Ritholtz, who runs The Big Picture, posted an interesting chart from AAII showing investor’s equity allocation in relation to their mean stock allocation. It shows that investors are allocating only 45% of their portfolios to equities...

    • Posted November 24, 2008
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