Fund Managers’ Current Asset Allocation – April

Every month, we review the latest BAML survey of global fund managers. Among the various ways of measuring investor sentiment, this is one of the better ones as the results reflect how managers are allocated in various asset classes. These managers oversee a combined $600b in assets.The data should be viewed mostly from a contrarian perspective; that is, when equities […]

5 Reasons to Stay Bullish Over the Near-Term

5 Reasons to Stay Bullish Over the Near-TermPosted by Joe Fahmy
on April 12th, 2015

Share on StockTwits1) The NUMBER ONE criteria I use to evaluate the overall health of the market is the price action of leading stocks. Right now, I am finding many strong fundamental companies forming strong technical patterns. When I see this across many sectors, the market has […]

Goldman 2015 Stock Market Chart – Business Insider

Myles Udland

Jan. 5, 2015, 9:00 AM

Goldman Sachs has a really specific view on the stock market in 2015.In addition to having a year-end price target of 2,100 for the S&P 500, Goldman sees the benchmark stock index rising to 2,150 at midyear before declining as the Fed begins to raise interest rates in September.Additionally, the firm expects stocks to fare […]

SOCGEN: Here Comes A Decade Of Crummy Stock Market Returns

Societe GeneraleWall Street’s strategists get paid tons of money to quibble over what stocks might do over the next year.
But most investors have longer-term time horizons to consider.Today, the analysts at Societe Generale update their 10-year outlook for the global stock markets.In brief, they don’t think investors should be anticipating the double-digit annual returns of the recent past.”US equities face […]

AAII Sentiment Survey: Optimism Rebounds to Two-Month High​

Optimism among individual investors hit a two-month high in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Neutral sentiment, meanwhile, stayed above 40 percent for a fifth consecutive week.Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, rebounded by 6.0 percentage points to 36.5 percent. This is the highest level of optimism registered by our survey since March 20, 2014 (36.8 percent). […]

BTC/USD Technical Analysis – 27th April 2014 – Digital Currency …

Whilst the bears continue to loom over Bitcoin, a certain support zone is somehow, despite the bad press coming from China, managing to hold its own. Let’s take a closer look at the latest BTC/USD H4 chart below (click to expand): During my previous analysis on Bitcoin, I had mentioned, “I feel there could well be a break […]

Aaii sentiment survey: optimism rebounds but remains below average

Source: ThinkstockOptimism among individual investors rebounded strongly but still remains below average in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Neutral sentiment rose back above 39 percent, while pessimism fell below back below its historical average.Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, rebounded by 7.3 percentage points to 34.5 percent. This is the largest weekly change and […]

BTC/USD Technical Analysis – 17th April 2014 – Digital Currency …

Bitcoin has been fluctuating between 530 and 470 over the past 24 hours, it seems this may continue for the next few candles, but with the bears aiming to gain the upper hand. Let’s take a closer look at the current BTC/USD H4 chart below (click to expand): I’ve performed the Fibonacci study from the low of the […]


After two hard days down in the stock market I’m going to take a contrary position and say that this is just a normal profit taking event and that stocks are going to recover and head back up to new highs. I still think this market needs to have a final blow off bubble phase before the bull can die. […]