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The ratio of bulls drops again in the AAII Investor Sentiment Survey, off 3.5 points to 27.6%,...

The ratio of bulls drops again in the AAII Investor Sentiment Survey, off 3.5 points to 27.6%, well underneath the long-term average of 39%. The bearish camp increases 3.6 points to 37.4%. Bullish sentiment peaked out around 51% in early February, and has been declining since.
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  • Ricardo Espinosa
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    Wow, bullish! Now the market now has a lot more room to run with so many skeptics.
    26 Apr 2012, 08:49 AM Reply Like
  • ThetaDecay
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    More like the soon-to-be bagholders are still bullish. Smart money is pulling out of equities.
    26 Apr 2012, 12:53 PM Reply Like
  • mbrosnan
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    yes but when Merideth Whitney and Doug Kass turn bullish, thats a bad sign.
    26 Apr 2012, 11:48 AM Reply Like
  • dcmontgo
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    YeAh Doug kass is so wrong . The most accurate overthe last several years. Do your homework
    26 Apr 2012, 11:21 PM Reply Like
  • mbrosnan
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    yeah his to twenty percent correction and his call that the market broke trendlines two weeks ago was spot on, everyone is right if you stick to your trade, eventually, but hey we'll see, he's bullish now right?
    28 Apr 2012, 05:56 PM Reply Like
  • cyrus trask
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    I hate it when bullish sentiment falls and the market keeps climbing.

     

    Buy in May and make some hay.
    26 Apr 2012, 02:40 PM Reply Like
  • dcmontgo
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    Not this year
    26 Apr 2012, 11:21 PM Reply Like
  • msean
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    The large ups and downs of the economy seem fairly regular and therefore predictable. The low point of the Great Depression was about 1933. The low of the Great Recession, 1973, and once we get past the November election and The Fed lets interest rates rise, the DOW low will come in 2013.

     

    The forty year gap between the lows and the ten year recovery period are due to each generation's spending following their predictable life cycle. When Harry Dent wrote "The Great Boom Ahead" he pretty much spelled it all out. Unfortunately, he was discredited by his later books, probably ghost written, which were designed to keep him on the speaking circuit, with their ridiculous prognostications.
    27 Apr 2012, 11:44 PM Reply Like
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