Median S&P 500 Stock Short Interest as % of Market Capitalization

Median S&P 500 Stock Short Interest as % of Market Capitalization The S&P 500’s median short interest level remains low, suggesting that market participants are generally optimistic, or at least, not strongly bearish about the future performance of the S&P 500. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Investor Sentiment – U.S. Market Greed/Fear Index

Investor Sentiment – U.S. Market Greed/Fear Index The Market Greed/Fear Index is currently at 82.94, which indicates an extreme level of greed in the market. History shows that such excessive greed often foreshadows a market correction. Image: Real Investment Advice

Different Market Sentiment Indicators

Different Market Sentiment Indicators Most market sentiment indicators point to a risk-on stance, reflecting an overall optimistic outlook as investors show a greater willingness to embrace risk. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Market Pricing of Fed Rate Cuts

Market Pricing of Fed Rate Cuts The market’s pricing of the Fed rate cuts for 2024 has significantly declined, reflecting a shift in expectations for future monetary policy. Image: BofA Global Research

Sentiment – Risk Appetite and Expected U.S. Equity Market Performance

Sentiment – Risk Appetite and Expected U.S. Equity Market Performance U.S. equity investors are embracing risk again in February. This shift in sentiment can be attributed to a more positive economic outlook, suggesting a promising future for the equity market. Image: S&P Global Market Intelligence

U.S. Stock Market Bull and Bear Indicator

U.S. Stock Market Bull and Bear Indicator Using multiple financial data, this great model helps investors navigate through different market conditions. It suggests whether the U.S. stock market tendency is bullish, bearish or neutral. It is a contrarian indicator. A bullish signal suggests that the U.S. stock market may go up, while a bearish signal…

Emerging Market Equity Flows

Emerging Market Equity Flows Strong flows into EM equity funds continue to signal a positive and encouraging outlook for investors, illustrating robust market confidence and potential for growth. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

Money Market Assets Under Management

Money Market Assets Under Management Historically, outflows from money market funds start 12 months after the initial Fed rate cut, as investors adjust their portfolios and manage risk exposure in response to changing interest rates and market conditions. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy