Almost Half of Surveyed Members Unaffected by Oil Prices

This week’s Sentiment Survey special question asked AAII members how, if at all, oil prices are affecting their outlook for the stock market in general. Just under half of all respondents (46%) said oil prices are not influencing their outlook for stocks. Some said the presidential election is having a greater impact on their sentiment….

 

4 in 10 Surveyed Largely Unaffected by Oil Prices

This week’s Sentiment Survey special question asked AAII members how oil prices are affecting their outlook for the stock market. Slightly more than four out of 10 respondents (42%) said oil prices were not having an impact or were only having a small impact. Some pointed to the recent stabilization in oil prices, while others…

 

AAII Sentiment Survey: Pessimism Continues to Fall

The level of short-term pessimism among individual investors continues to pull back, according to the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Bearish sentiment is now down by a cumulative 25 percentage points since early February. However, optimism still remains below average and neutral sentiment is at an unusually high level. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will…

 

More Than 1 of 4 Respondents Say Oil Prices Not Impacting Market Outlook

This week’s Sentiment Survey special question asked AAII members how, if at all, oil prices are impacting their outlook for the stock market in general. Responses were varied. Slightly more than one out of four respondents (27%) said oil prices were not impacting their outlook for the stock market. Approximately 20% view oil and stock…

 

A Few Observations on Today’s Market Decline

The stock market has gotten off to a bad start this year, and to say Mr. Market is in a rotten mood today may be an understatement. Uncertainty about the Chinese economy and falling oil prices are to blame. For all the growth China has experienced, its economy and its stock market is still relatively…

 

AAII Weekly Features–Investing Strategies for an Irrational Brain

This week’s AAII Weekly Features highlight these valuable AAII articles: Investing Strategies for an Irrational Brain Quiz: Five Key Financial Concepts How Big is Longevity Risk? The Cash Flow Statement: Tracing the Sources and Uses of Cash The featured AAII stock screen this week is the Dogs of the Dow: Low Priced 5 approach. Our…