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Bullish sentiment rises to the highest level in 4 years according to the Charles Schwab Active...

Bullish sentiment rises to the highest level in 4 years according to the Charles Schwab Active Trader Survey, with 51% of frequent traders in the bull camp vs. just 25% last October. Most bullish sectors: Tech and energy. Least: Financials, healthcare, minerals, consumer discretionary.
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  • Mark Selzler
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    Not exactly the most informed trader survey players. Momentum traders on the average.
    22 Mar 2012, 12:07 PM Reply Like
  • Allan123
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    The headline is a little misleading here -
    " XLV: Bullish sentiment rises to the highest level..."
    ..."Least: Financials, healthcare, ..."
    Since XLV is a Health Care ETF. - Who proof read this?
    22 Mar 2012, 01:33 PM Reply Like
  • bekwel
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    Charles Schwab caters more to the long term retirement investors. Their lack of updated charting and higher priced trading rates show an indifference to real time market trading, however if their results are true, it would mean some people have money to shelve for the long run.
    22 Mar 2012, 03:40 PM Reply Like
  • trade5200
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    until proven otherwise, ride the bull with XIV (counter the VXX recommendation) by using pull backs like today as entry points.

     

    yesterday was a perfect entry to TVIX for the overnight since it diverged from basic market correlations this earlier week and was even rising with XIV at certain points during the day. Now sell TVIX take profits - role positions into XIV for as I say -- until Bull really turns back -- probably Summer months - then take the VXX recommendation
    22 Mar 2012, 03:40 PM Reply Like
  • calvinl
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    watch out below, the real support is down there about 20% off the recent highs
    22 Mar 2012, 04:40 PM Reply Like
  • Irving
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    So bearish sentiment was greatest at the October low?

     

    Shouldn't that stand to reason that breakthrough bullish sentiment will occur at a March high?
    22 Mar 2012, 06:46 PM Reply Like
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