All posts tagged "bearish sentiment"

  • Bullish Sentiment Seems High, But is it Really?

    Prieur du Plessis has written a short article posted at Barry Ritholz’s The Big Picture blog regarding investor sentiment. He follows with his own poll that investors can access at the source link below. An excerpt: Sentiment...

    • Posted January 15, 2011
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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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  • Dan Sullivan Advises Investors Go to 100% Cash

    Mark Hulbert, who tracks newsletter sentiment, says, ”we’re seeing one of the fastest trips from the bull side to the bear side that I’ve seen in years.” The average newsletter writer is only recommending a 20% exposure...

    • Posted May 23, 2010
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  • Nearing a Minimum Point of Pessimism

    The percentage of AAII survey participants claiming they are bearish is at a very low ebb. Notice how the percentage of bears in the AAII survey is two standard deviations from the one-year average. Click on chart...

    • Posted January 1, 2010
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  • Bearish Sentiment of Newsletters Lowest Since 1987

    Newsletter writers are the least bearish on the prospects for the stock market than they’ve been since April 1987. Investors Intelligence tracks the opinions of 140 newsletters and only 15.6 percent indicate they’re currently bearish. In October...

    • Posted December 31, 2009
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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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  • Bearish Sentiment as Measured by AAII is Highest Since 1990

    David Templeton at “Disciplined Approach to Investing” has reported that investor sentiment is the most bearish since 1990 at 70.27%. Click on graph for larger image: It appears we will be seeing lots of new precedents set...

    • Posted March 6, 2009
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  • Newsletter Writers Most Bearish Since 1995

    CNBC just reported that 50% of financial newsletter writers are bearish which is the highest reading since 1995. ***

    • Posted July 30, 2008
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  • Stop Losses for Whom?

    Originally published on: December 1, 1996 The market continues to inspire awe. At 6521, the Dow has surpassed the most optimistic forecasts for this year. A pause is long overdue, but I’ve spent a lot of time...

    • Posted May 16, 2006
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