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The percentage of individual investors describing their short-term outlook for stocks as “neutral” is at its highest level in three months. The latest AAII Sentiment Survey also shows a decline in optimism and a small increase in pessimism. Bullish sentiment, expectations that...

Optimism among individual investors about the short-term direction of stock prices rebounded strongly and pessimism plunged in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. The changes put bullish and bearish sentiment at a four-week high and low, respectively. Bullish sentiment, expectations...

The percentage of individual investors expecting a decline in stock prices is at a three-month high in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. At the same time, optimism is at a two-month low. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, plunged...

Individual investors’ exposure to equities declined slightly, but stayed above 70% for a second consecutive month in January. The January AAII Asset Allocation Survey also shows small increases in fixed income and cash allocations. Stock and stock fund allocations pulled back...

Pessimism among individual investors about the short-term direction of the stock market is at its highest level in nearly two months, according to the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Neutral sentiment fell, while optimism declined slightly. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock...

Optimism among individual investors fell back into its typical historical range for the first time since mid-December. At the same time, both neutral and bearish sentiment rebounded in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise...

Optimism among individual investors about the short-term direction of stocks is back above 50%. The latest AAII Sentiment Survey also shows declines in neutral and bearish sentiment. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, rebounded...

Optimism among individual investors about the short-term direction of stock prices pulled back, but remains at an unusually high level, according to the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. At the same time, pessimism and neutral sentiment rebounded. Bullish sentiment, expectations that...

Optimism among individual investors jumped to its highest level in more than seven years, according to the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Pessimism, meanwhile is at its lowest level in more than three years. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next...

Individual investors ended 2017 with their largest exposure to equities in 16½ years, according to the December AAII Asset Allocation Survey. At the same time, cash allocations fell further. Stock and stock fund allocations rose 3.4 percentage points to 72.0%. Equity allocations...