All posts tagged "bullish sentiment"

  • Bulls minus Bears
    Investors Intelligence Sentiment Indicates Extreme Optimism

    Charlie Bilello, Director of Research at Pension Partners, LLC, highlighted that investor sentiment as measured by Investors Intelligence is at the 94th percentile indicating extreme optimism.

    • Posted June 2, 2014
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  • Fund+Manager’s+Cash+Weighting
    Bullish Sentiment Could Portend Stock Market Peak

    The blog “The Short Side of Long” recently presented a series of charts from the Merrill Lynch Fund Managers Survey. The charts exhibit building euphoria which could indicate trouble ahead for the stock market. One of the...

    • Posted March 25, 2013
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  • 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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  • The Market Thoroughly Convinces Investors to be Optimistic

    Paul J. Lim, senior editor at Money Magazine, has written an article published in The N. Y. Times revealing that investors made decent returns by taking on more risk in the past decade: Risk-taking hasn’t been rewarded over just the last...

    • Posted December 26, 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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  • 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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  • Sentiment Charts Don’t Paint a Pretty Picture

    Trader’s Narrative highlights the work of Jason Goepfert of SentimenTrader in a recent post. A slew of charts are presented showing that bullishness recently reached very high levels. As an example, below is a chart showing aggregate...

    • Posted January 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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