AAII Sentiment Survey: Expectations Largely Unchanged

Individual investors’ expectations for the short-term direction of the stock market are largely unchanged from a week ago. The latest AAII Sentiment Survey shows a slight increase in neutral sentiment and a slight decrease in pessimism. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, held steady at 32.0%. The historical…

 

AAII Sentiment Survey: Optimism Drops to a Six-Week Low

Optimism among individual investors about the short-term direction of the stock market fell to its lowest level in six weeks. The latest AAII Sentiment Survey also shows a strong rise in pessimism and a rebound in neutral sentiment. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, plunged 10.1 percentage points…

 

AAII Sentiment Survey: Optimism and Neutral Sentiment Decline

Optimism and neutral sentiment among individual investors fell slightly from last week, while pessimism increased according to the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, declined 1.3 percentage points to 42.2%. The historical average is 38.5%. Neutral sentiment, expectations that stock prices will stay essentially…

 

AAII Sentiment Survey: Highest Optimism/Lowest Pessimism Since June

Optimism among individual investors reached its highest level, while pessimism fell to its lowest level, since June in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. This week’s results also show a decline in neutral sentiment. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, rose 5.0 percentage points to 43.5%. Optimism was last…

 

AAII Sentiment Survey: Optimism Rebounds to a Six-Week High

Optimism among individual investors about the short-term direction of the stock market rose to a six-week high in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Neutral sentiment and pessimism both declined. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, rebounded by 2.3 percentage points to 38.5%. This is the first time optimism…

 

AAII Sentiment Survey: Pessimism Dips Back Below Average

Pessimism among individual investors about the short-term direction of the stock market dipped back below its historical average in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Neutral sentiment rebounded, while optimism was nearly unchanged. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, declined by a slight 0.2 percentage points to 36.2%. Optimism…

 

AAII Sentiment Survey: Optimism Rebounds, But Stays Below Average

Optimism among individual investors about the short-term direction of the stock market rebounded, but not enough to rise above the historical average. The latest AAII Sentiment Survey also shows a further drop in neutral sentiment and a decline in pessimism. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, rose 7.3…

 

AAII Sentiment Survey: Optimism Falls Further

Optimism among individual investors about the short-term direction of the stock market fell further in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Neutral sentiment also declined as pessimism rose above 30%. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, declined 2.4 percentage points to 29.1%. This is a four-week low. The drop…

 

AAII Sentiment Survey: Neutral Sentiment Stays Above 40%

The percentage of individual investors describing their short-term outlook for stocks as “neutral” stayed above 40% for a second consecutive week in the AAII Sentiment Survey. The latest results show a further decline in optimism and rise in pessimism. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, fell 3.1 percentage…

 

AAII Sentiment Survey: Neutral Sentiment Rebounds Strongly

The percentage of individual investors describing their short-term outlook for stock prices as “neutral” rebounded strongly in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Optimism pulled back, as did pessimism. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, fell 8.4 percentage points to 34.7%. The drop puts optimism back below its historical…