Stock Market: Be Cautious at These All-Time Highs

Source: ThinkstockWith the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting an all-time high on Monday and with the S&P 500 nearly hitting a new all-time high, it seems as if U.S. stocks are the place to be. Despite the turmoil in the Ukraine, weakening economic numbers coming out of China, and weak retail sales from many U.S. companies over the past few months, […]

AAII Sentiment Survey: Neutral Sentiment Remains Stubbornly High

Source: ThinkstockInvestor optimism and pessimism continue to fall while neutral sentiment remains very high.Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, dropped for the second straight week, falling 1.4 percentage points to 28.3 percent. After sharply rebounding two weeks ago, optimism is now substantially below its long-term average of 39 percent.Neutral sentiment, expectations that stock […]

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 […]

Stock Market: Be Greedy When Others Are Fearful

Source: ThinkstockBuying out of favor stocks is one of the most difficult things to do. Often, when stocks fall dramatically, it does so for valid reasons. Furthermore, the lower they sink, the worse the news seems to get. Nevertheless, if you trust your ability to analyze companies then one of the best pieces of advice you can follow is to […]