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Optimism among individual investors about the short-term direction of stocks continues to rebound and is now at three-month high. Pessimism is also higher in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey, while neutral sentiment has fallen back into its typical range. Bullish sentiment, expectations...

The percentage of individual investors expressing pessimism about their short-term outlook for stocks is at its second-lowest level of the year, according to the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. At the same time, the percentage of individual investors describing their outlook as “neutral”...

Optimism about the short-term direction of stocks rebounded, but remains below average according to the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Pessimism, meanwhile, pulled back after having risen last week. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months,...

The percentage of individual investors who described their short-term outlook for stocks as “neutral” is above 40% for the first time in almost two months. The latest AAII Sentiment Survey also shows a big drop in optimism and a rise in pessimism. Bullish sentiment, expectations...

Pessimism among individual investors about the short-term direction of stock prices is at a six-week low according to the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. This week’s survey also shows higher neutral sentiment and lower optimism. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices...

One of the challenges of retirement planning is projecting how much money you will have in the future. For those of us who are many years away from retirement, this a big uncertainty. We can use various tools and calculators, but they often rely on us making assumptions. The assumptions...

Optimism among individual investors about the short-term direction of the stock market rebounded to its highest level since February in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. At the same time, pessimism fell after having reached an unusually high level last week. Bullish sentiment, expectations...

Lately, friends and acquaintances have been bringing up the stock market’s volatility in conversation. While it’s always possible for me to be an outlier, I suspect in this case that I’m not. The magnitude of the moves is one reason market volatility is a topic of conversation....

Pessimism about the short-term direction of stock prices is at its highest level in more than seven months according to the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. At the same time, neutral sentiment is lower. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months,...

The percentage of individual investors who are pessimistic about the short-term direction of stock prices is at its highest level in nearly seven months. The latest AAII Sentiment Survey also shows declines in both bullish and neutral sentiment. Bullish sentiment, expectations that...