Posts tagged as Sentiment


Speculative options traders return

2020-08-10 | Jason Goepfert


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Risk is high and Dumb Money is confident...and they've been exactly right

2020-08-10 | Jason Goepfert


"Dumb money" investors have been highly confident for weeks, and risk has been high, but stocks continue to rise.

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What it means when Dumb Money is so smart

2020-08-07 | Jason Goepfert


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Individuals are still being left out

2020-07-31 | Jason Goepfert


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Despite gains, more consumers expect stocks to fall

2020-07-29 | Jason Goepfert


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Poor environment coupled with high optimism

2020-07-27 | Jason Goepfert


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Precious metals and USD sentiment

2020-07-24 | Troy Bombardia


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Sentiment is the opposite of sour

2020-07-20 | Jason Goepfert


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Investors are pessimistic, but buying speculative options

2020-07-17 | Jason Goepfert


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Penny stock trading is picking up again

2020-07-17 | Jason Goepfert


As more retail investors open accounts, trading in penny stocks is rising and just hit a two-year high.

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As options volume explodes, penny stock trading picks up

2020-07-16 | Jason Goepfert


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Another day, another new all-time high

2020-07-11 | Troy Bombardia


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Similarities between the NASDAQ now and in February

2020-06-24 | Troy Bombardia


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Sentiment vs. breadth

2020-06-19 | Troy Bombardia


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The last time sentiment was this high... was in January-February

2020-06-18 | Troy Bombardia


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Confidence returns to pre-crisis levels

2020-06-16 | Jason Goepfert


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Sky high tech sentiment

2020-06-16 | Troy Bombardia


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Speculative options activity becomes even more astounding

2020-06-15 | Jason Goepfert


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Household equity holdings plunge, but remain too high

2020-06-12 | Jason Goepfert


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Robinhood traders make big bets on a decline

2020-06-12 | Jason Goepfert


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Options traders make stunning bets on rising prices

2020-06-08 | Jason Goepfert


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Extreme sentiment across multiple countries

2020-06-03 | Troy Bombardia


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It looks like investors are becoming euphoric

2020-06-02 | Jason Goepfert


The Citigroup Panic / Euphoria Model shows that investors are disturbingly confident. Some of its component indicators don't agree.

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Sentiment is cycling from panic to euphoria, kind of

2020-06-01 | Jason Goepfert


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Robinhood traders are flocking to leveraged ETFs

2020-06-01 | Jason Goepfert


The Robinhood brokerage, catering to small individual investors, is seeing a jump in users trading leveraged ETFs.

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Just how bullish are Robinhood traders?

2020-05-29 | Jason Goepfert


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Farrell Sentiment indicator suggests a good year

2020-05-29 | Jason Goepfert


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Sentiment across countries is high after an epic rally in stocks

2020-05-29 | Troy Bombardia


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Change in sentiment

2020-05-28 | Troy Bombardia


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The spread between Smart and Dumb Money is narrowing

2020-05-21 | Jason Goepfert


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Dumb money's comeback

2020-05-21 | Troy Bombardia


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Small options traders establish record bullish bets

2020-05-18 | Jason Goepfert


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Sentiment is extremely......

2020-05-15 | Troy Bombardia


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What the "smart money" is saying about finance and tech stocks

2020-05-14 | Troy Bombardia


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Weekly Wrap: More economic weakness as stocks hold up

2020-05-09 | Jason Goepfert


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Historic sentiment across several sectors and countries

2020-05-06 | Troy Bombardia


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Wall Street analysts turn positive after record downgrades

2020-05-05 | Jason Goepfert


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Sentiment problems

2020-05-05 | Troy Bombardia


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Weekly Wrap: A strong start even as economic data plunge

2020-05-02 | Jason Goepfert


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Short term optimism records being shattered

2020-04-30 | Troy Bombardia


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Sentiment extremes for certain sectors

2020-04-28 | Troy Bombardia


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Love for everything tech

2020-04-21 | Troy Bombardia


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Weekly Wrap: Stocks keep soaring despite poor fundamentals

2020-04-18 | Jason Goepfert


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Sentiment has come back in full swing in several sectors

2020-04-17 | Troy Bombardia


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Short term headwinds

2020-04-15 | Troy Bombardia


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Recovering sentiment

2020-04-10 | Troy Bombardia


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Sentiment has recovered out of deep pessimism

2020-04-09 | Jason Goepfert


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Bad news and sentiment

2020-04-08 | Troy Bombardia


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Some extremes are bouncing back

2020-03-31 | Troy Bombardia


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More extreme sentiment

2020-03-28 | Troy Bombardia


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Sentiment is curling up

2020-03-27 | Troy Bombardia


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What I'm looking at - valuations, Optix, 2 week crash, volatility

2020-03-21 | Troy Bombardia


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What I'm looking at - sentiment extremes, everything is being sold (U.S. equities, emerging markets, gold/silver)

2020-03-17 | Troy Bombardia


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Market overview: history in the making

2020-03-14 | Troy Bombardia


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What I'm looking at - surging volume, copper's warning, pessimism

2020-03-12 | Troy Bombardia


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What I'm looking at - rally ahead, new lows breadth, Put/Call, Treasuries

2020-03-10 | Troy Bombardia


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A(nother) week for the ages

2020-03-07 | Jason Goepfert


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What I'm looking at - down days, cyclicals vs. defensives, NAAIM, Russia

2020-03-06 | Troy Bombardia


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What I'm looking at - optix & sentiment, ex-U.S., bond market rally, airlines

2020-03-04 | Troy Bombardia


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What I'm looking at - sentiment, Put/Call spikes, Treasury yields plunge, breadth reversal

2020-03-03 | Troy Bombardia


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A week for the ages

2020-02-29 | Jason Goepfert


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What I'm looking at - New Home Sales, sharp pullback, oversold breadth, safe haven sentiment

2020-02-27 | Troy Bombardia


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Stocks can't keep up...and a dirty little secret

2020-02-21 | Jason Goepfert


A record number of S&P 500 stocks are falling behind the index itself. How to be a successful newsletter writer - don't ever be wrong!

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Is the stock market's rally dead?

2020-02-21 | Troy Bombardia


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Options traders spend billions betting that this rally won't end

2020-02-19 | Jason Goepfert


Each of the past two weeks, options traders have spent at least $7 billion in bets on a rally. The Nasdaq's correlation to 1999 isn't exclusive.

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Options traders set new speculative record

2020-02-15 | Jason Goepfert


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Market overview: tech and growth stocks surge

2020-02-15 | Troy Bombardia


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7-figure accounts surge along with mo-mo market

2020-02-14 | Jason Goepfert


There has been a surge in 401k millionaire accounts, an 80% jump from a year ago. The S&P 500 hasn't pulled back more than 5% for 6 months.

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Less greed and more warnings

2020-02-13 | Jason Goepfert


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Mom & Pop are manic about stocks

2020-02-13 | Jason Goepfert


Trading activity among retail traders has gone parabolic, due in part to zero commissions. The S&P 500 has hit 36 all-time highs in the past 4 months.

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Stocks are hitting new highs, and with less greed

2020-02-12 | Jason Goepfert


The CNN Fear & Greed model is showing a behavioral divergence, with less enthusiasm on this rally. The put/call ratio is stretched from its trend.

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What I'm looking at - grind higher, Put/Call, rally's distance, S&P 500 breadth

2020-02-12 | Troy Bombardia


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Market & fundamentals overview: the rally continues

2020-02-08 | Troy Bombardia


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What I'm looking at - Dow earnings, German manufacturing, tech rally, shallow drawdowns, Treasuries sentiment

2020-02-07 | Troy Bombardia


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What I'm looking at - sentiment, McClellan Summation, new highs, liquidity premium

2020-02-06 | Troy Bombardia


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Sentiment Is Normalizing As Technical Warnings Trigger

2020-02-04 | Jason Goepfert


Smart Money and Dumb Money Confidence shows sentiment is starting to normalize. The Hindenburg Omen is triggering again.

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'Big Four' Indexes Register Warnings As Sentiment Recedes

2020-02-03 | Jason Goepfert


All 'big four' equity indexes have triggered technical warning signs. Our Optimism Index for stocks is pulling back from an extreme level.

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Market & fundamentals overview: the long awaited pullback

2020-02-02 | Troy Bombardia


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What I'm looking at - emerging markets, utilities breadth, AAII, Taiwan

2020-01-30 | Troy Bombardia


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Retail Traders Storm Back As Key Reversals Spike

2020-01-28 | Jason Goepfert


Trading activity at retail brokerages has spiked. Within the S&P 500, more than 10% of stocks suffered key reversal buying climaxes.

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What I'm looking at - continued low volatility, Bollinger Bands, AAII

2020-01-23 | Troy Bombardia


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Writers Have Been Right As Stocks Emerge From Bear Markets

2020-01-23 | Jason Goepfert


Newsletter writers have been very bullish for 13 straight weeks. Fewer than 10% of stocks in the S&P 500 are now in a bear market.

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Options Traders Have Never Done This Before

2020-01-22 | Jason Goepfert


Options traders are buying calls to open and not selling many as an offset. The small-cap Russell 2000 is close to breaking out.

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An Extreme - And Protracted - Stretch Of Optimism

2020-01-21 | Jason Goepfert


There has been an extreme number of indicators showing optimism over the past month. More than 25% of S&P 500 stocks are overbought.

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What I'm looking at - Cass Freight Index, strength of the trend, more breadth, Put/Call

2020-01-16 | Troy Bombardia


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Asset Managers Have Record Exposure As Wall Street Favors Technicals

2020-01-15 | Jason Goepfert


Asset managers are net long a record amount of equity index futures. Wall Street analysts have raised price targets but not earnings estimates.

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The "Energizer" Rally Keeps Going Despite Rising Jobless Claims

2020-01-13 | Jason Goepfert


Smart Money and Dumb Money spread has been wide for 2 months but momentum keeps stocks rising. Continued jobless claims are rising.

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Market & fundamentals overview: the relentless rally continues

2020-01-11 | Troy Bombardia


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What I'm looking at - Medium Term Volatility, sentiment, jumpy VIX, NASDAQ breadth, palladium

2020-01-09 | Troy Bombardia


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What I'm looking at - AIM, yield curve steepening, Macro Index, Initial Claims, emerging market currencies

2019-12-31 | Troy Bombardia


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Market & fundamentals overview: looking at the year ahead

2019-12-28 | Troy Bombardia


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What I'm looking at - equity Put/Call, low volatility, relentless momentum, low volume, Brazil

2019-12-27 | Troy Bombardia


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What I'm looking at - 2019 vs 2018, equity Put/Call, Value Line, breadth surge, AUD

2019-12-24 | Troy Bombardia


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What I'm looking at - sentiment, LEI, Hong Kong volatility, strong momentum, Mexico surge

2019-12-20 | Troy Bombardia


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What I'm looking at - new highs, smart money/dumb money, emerging markets, optimism, bond Optix

2019-12-19 | Troy Bombardia


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What I'm looking at - ex U.S. breakouts, Europe, CNN Fear & Greed, commodities, high yield bonds, breadth, put/call

2019-12-18 | Troy Bombardia


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What I'm looking at - breakouts, new highs, breadth thrusts, equity put/call, and Pound's surge

2019-12-13 | Troy Bombardia


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What I'm looking at - Smart Money, USD breakdown, ZEW, microcaps, growth & tech index

2019-12-12 | Troy Bombardia


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What I'm looking at - HiLo, coffee, Sweden PMI, AAII and blow-off top

2019-12-06 | Troy Bombardia


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What I'm looking at - Titanic Syndrome, U.S. breadth, overseas breadth, biotech, VIX jump, seasonality

2019-12-04 | Troy Bombardia


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