NAAIM Exposure Index – Investor Sentiment​

NAAIM Exposure Index – Investor Sentiment The National Association of Active Investment Managers Exposure Index represents the two-week moving average exposure to U.S. equity markets reported by NAAIM members. The NAAIM Exposure Index stands at 77% this week. NAAIM members are less optimistic. Image: National Association of Active Investment Managers (NAAIM)

Weekly AAII Investor Sentiment Survey

Weekly AAII Investor Sentiment Survey Bulls push above bears, but when doubt and fear are still present, it does not usually look like a major market top. Image: Reuters

Market Sentiment (AAII)

Market Sentiment (AAII) Are AAII investors too bearish? The S&P 500 is up 30%, but there are now more bears than at the March lows. Image: Fidelity Investments

Global Equity Market Sentiment

Global Equity Market Sentiment Chart suggesting that global investors have become euphoric again. Image: Nomura

S&P 500 vs. AAII Sentiment Survey

S&P 500 vs. AAII Sentiment Survey AAII survey is more bearish than in March, as U.S. individual investors remain pessimistic about the rally. Image: Hondo Tomasz

Sentiment Indicator (SI)

Sentiment Indicator (SI) Are investors too bullish? The sentiment indicator is above average at 1.7 standard deviations. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

AAII Bullish Sentiment 2009-2020

AAII Bullish Sentiment 2009-2020 Optimism among individual investors is now the highest since October 2018. Image: Bespoke Investment Group

U.S. AAII Sentiment Survey and S&P 500

U.S. AAII Sentiment Survey and S&P 500 This chart shows that market sentiment is important to contrarian investors. Image: Pictet Asset Management