Consolidated Equity Positioning

Consolidated Equity Positioning While the consolidated equity positioning is relatively high at the 87th percentile, it has not yet reached an extreme level. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation

Weekly U.S. Equity Fund Flows

Weekly U.S. Equity Fund Flows Investor confidence and strong interest in the potential returns of the U.S. stock market led to an inflow of $12.88 billion into U.S. equity funds over the past week. Image: BofA Global Research

GWIM Equity Allocation as % Assets Under Management

GWIM Equity Allocation as % Assets Under Management BofA’s private clients are showing optimism regarding the growth potential and expected returns of equity markets, as indicated by their decision to allocate 62% of their portfolios to equities. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

Valuation – U.S. Equity Market Capitalization to GDP

Valuation – U.S. Equity Market Capitalization to GDP The U.S. equity market cap to GDP ratio is near an all-time high at approximately 187%, suggesting a significant overvaluation of the U.S. stock market. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Sentiment – Global Equity Risk-Love

Sentiment – Global Equity Risk-Love The Global Equity Risk-Love indicator, currently at the 74th percentile, is not far from euphoria territory. Image: BofA Predictive Analytics

Total Equity Fund Flows

Total Equity Fund Flows Equity flows often weaken further in May as investors tend to adopt a more cautious approach, with profit-taking contributing to this trend. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation