Daily Report : Small traders keep pressing their bets...both ways; Consumers are feeling increasingly positive about the future

The smallest of traders increased their speculative behavior in the options market again last week, spending a near-record amount on call options. But they're also holding a large net short position in index futures. A similar disconnect happened in 2007 and 2017.; The latest figures on consumer confidence for May show that they're feeling increasingly pessimistic about their current situations, but also increasingly positive about their futures. That has had a mixed influence on future stock returns.

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