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 94% this week. NAAIM members are still very optimistic & bullish. Image: National Association of Active Investment Managers (NAAIM)

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

Market Sentiment Indicators

Market Sentiment Indicators Chart showing that most market sentiment indicators are now reaching high levels. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

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

Business and Industrial Sentiment vs. U.S. GDP

Business and Industrial Sentiment vs. U.S. GDP Chart suggesting that business and industrial surveys have not explained U.S. economic growth over the past decade (R² = 0). Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC

Global Equity Market Sentiment

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

BofA Fund Managers Sentiment vs. MSCI ACWI TR

BofA Fund Managers Sentiment vs. MSCI ACWI TR Fund managers are euphoric about the future state of the global economy, but the chart suggests that the euphoria has not yet reached the warning zone. Image: Tomasz Hońdo

U.S. Consumer Sentiment and Recession

U.S. Consumer Sentiment and Recession Historically, drops of 15% are a recession signal. The chart does not suggest an imminent recession in the United States. Image: The New York Times