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Special Report on

Sentiment During a Bear Market

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The retail investors as measured by the American Association of Individual Investor’s weekly sentiment survey are astonishingly pessimistic: 54% bearish. To find a more gloomy view from the retail investor’s camp we’d have to go back to mid January when the AAII sentiment reached 59% bearish . Back then I showed you this chart: We have definitely seen 13 weeks pass since then and within a few more weeks will also complete 26 weeks. But unlike the historic average shown in the bar chart above, the market has yet to hold a decisive rally. The S&P 500 Index (SPX) did momentarily reach a high of 1440 but ...
is a putative tendency of a financial market to move in a particular direction over time. These trends are classified as secular trends for long time frames, primary trends for medium time frames, and secondary trends lasting short times. Traders identify market trends using technical analysis , a framework which characterizes market trends as a predictable price response of the market at levels of price support and price resistance, varying over time. The terms bull market and bear market describe upward and downward market trends, respectively, and can be used to describe either the market as a whole or specific sectors and ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Bearish Trio Complete: Albert Edwards Chimes In: "We Have Not Seen ...
As if to confirm the recent slams from Dagong, the largest Chinese credit rating agency, WSJ reported today that the U.S.-based big three credit firms have made an urgent new request of their clients: Do not use our names on bond issues. I'm NOT saying - and I never had said - that the well has been leaking since February. I AM asking - and government investigators are ALSO asking - whether containment problems starting months ago are related to the April blow out. First confirmed permabull Jim O'Neill presented 10 "grizzles" why the bear market may be coming back, then Bob Janjuah reiterated his very ... market research, surveys and trends
BEAR'S BEWARE II
 I warned that shorts were running the risk of getting caught in an explosive rally as the intermediate cycle was due to bottom. Well, it did bottom and bears have watched their profits quickly evaporate as the market has surged out of the intermediate cycle low. The initial thrust out of one of these major cycle bottoms will usually gain 6-10% in the first 8-13 days. We are now 6 days in and up 6.9% so far. I expect we will see a test of the 200 day moving average before we see any significant pull back. These initial moves out of intermediate bottoms don’t tend to wait around as smart money smelling ... market research, surveys and trends

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
SENTIMENT DURING A BEAR MARKET

BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey Finds Bear Market Sentiment ...
NEW YORK & LONDON, Jul 13, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Investors have turned bearish in their outlook for the global economy and corporate earnings, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Survey of Fund Managers for July. The survey shows a net 12 percent of respondents predicting the global economy will deteriorate in the coming 12 months, the first negative forecast since February 2009. This represents a big turnaround from June when a net 24 percent forecast the economy to strengthen. A net 4 percent of the panel expects corporate profits to worsen in the coming year, also the first ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
» Hedge Fund Survey Finds Bear Market Sentiment Is Back » Hedge ...
New York (HedgeCo.net) – Investors have turned bearish in their outlook for the global economy and corporate earnings, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Survey of Fund Managers for July. The survey shows a net 12 percent of respondents predicting the global economy will deteriorate in the coming 12 months, the first negative forecast since February 2009. This represents a big turnaround from June when a net 24 percent forecast the economy to strengthen. A net 4 percent of the panel expects corporate profits to worsen in the coming year, also the first negative outlook in more ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Gold Price to Hit $3000?
topped out at a record high of $1,265 per ounce has led to a severe drop in bullish sentiment toward the price of gold. Market Vane bullish sentiment toward the gold price is currently 62%, a reading near the low-end of its five-year range. The shares of gold companies have dropped in tandem with the gold price. Newmont Mining (NEM), the only gold producer in the S&P 500 has declined 8.2% over the past two weeks while Barrick Gold (ABX), the world’s largest gold miner, has dropped 11.7% off its late-June high print. Small- and mid-cap gold producers and explorers have seen even deeper drops, with some shedding over 20%. ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey Finds Bear Market Sentiment Is Back
NEW YORK & LONDON, Jul 13, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Investors have turned bearish in their outlook for the global economy and corporate earnings, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Survey of Fund Managers for July. The survey shows a net 12 percent of respondents predicting the global economy will deteriorate in the coming 12 months, the first negative forecast since February 2009. This represents a big turnaround from June when a net 24 percent forecast the economy to strengthen. A net 4 percent of the panel expects corporate profits to worsen in the coming year, also the first ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Are short sellers manipulating the market?
reflects investor sentiment during a bear market and Allen and Gale's reflects a bull market. Therefore, consistent with the anecdotal evidence, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
F I N A N C I A L B U L L E T I N
continued terrorist attacks, investor sentiment remained mired in gloom as the fourth quarter began. ... pain to a brutal bear market that was well into its third year, many ... ended during the quarter, although value still ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Investor Sentiment in the Stock Market
1970s, on the other hand, are invariably described in bear market terms. ... During the period of overlap, the sentiment changes index has a marginally ...
REAL TIME
SENTIMENT DURING A BEAR MARKET
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
“A bull must be fed every day with good news. But a bear need only ...
Bull is symbolic of fertility and bear hibernating power. Bull is Yang and bear is yin. as Lamp need to burn oil to spread light and darkness is always active, fear negativity, are always hidden is self preservation hibernating till right environment is there to wake up. You can say that this statement holds truth. posted 4 months ago Hi great quote , from where i see this pair of "bull and bear" .... all i can say is "bull" is conviction which when there nothing else matters.... "bear" is mind in doubt listening to others who are weak at heart. also in the markets where we operate there is enough of good and bad news at all ...
Stock market crash implifications to the economy? - Yahoo! Answers
If there is market crash, it affects indivudual interest - some people gain and others stand to lose. In bear market you are permitted to sell the stock at higher price and then buy at lower price - make a killing - do people always lose in bear market. One can make every happending as opportunity to become rich - none prevents. to the extent the stock valuation comes down overall capitalisation of market only comes down, the excess fat (Money) lost in stock market (say 600 or 900 billions) where it get disappeared. they go no where - it will be well within the economy. From stock equity market - it may go to commodity ...