U.S. Consumer Sentiment

U.S. Consumer Sentiment and Recession In recent months, U.S. consumer sentiment has improved markedly, mainly due to lower inflation, the positive performance of risk assets and a recovery in real income growth. Image: Deutsche Bank

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

AAII Investor Sentiment Bull Minus Bear Spread

AAII Investor Sentiment Bull Minus Bear Spread The AAII investor sentiment bull minus bear spread, which is in the 68th percentile, indicates a relatively positive outlook among individual investors, suggesting a prevailing bullish sentiment. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation

Sentiment Indicator and Stock Positioning

Sentiment Indicator and Stock Positioning The GS sentiment indicator is becoming stretched again, suggesting that market participants may be overly optimistic. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Fear & Greed Index – Investor Sentiment

Fear & Greed Index – Investor Sentiment A reading of 77 on the Fear & Greed Index suggests that investors are excessively optimistic, which can occasionally result in poor decision-making due to potential overconfidence in the market. Image: Cable News Network

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

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, with a reading of 95.58, indicates a strong bullish sentiment among active investment managers, reflecting their high confidence in the future trajectory of the…

Sentiment Scores During Earnings Calls

Sentiment Scores During Earnings Calls U.S. corporate sentiment is improving with falling inflation and the anticipation of lower interest rates, which is a positive development for the U.S. economy. Image: BofA US Equity & Quant Strategy