Category Archive for "Market Indicators" | John Rothe | Portfolio Manager, Quant, Tech Geek, And Sometime Superhero To My Kids

Updated NAAIM Survey: What Other Money Managers Think Of The US Stock Market

The NAAIM Survey of Manager Sentiment From the National Association of Active Investment Managers (NAAIM): The red line shows the close of the S&P 500 Total Return Index on the survey date.  The bars depict a two-week moving average of the NAAIM managers' responses. The NAAIM Number:   73.78 Last Quarter Average:  30.9%   Date NAAIM Number Mean/Average Bearish Quart 1 Quart 2 Quart 3 Bullish Deviation 2/29/2012 73.78 -50 60.00 77.00 100.00 155 36.76 2/22/2012 76.28 -60 50.00 87.50 100.00 150 37.17 2/15/2012 73.00 -35 50.00 75.00 100.00 175 36.23 2/8/2012 72.66 -40 50.00 72.00 100.00 150 36.82 2/1/2012 67.52 -75 50.00 75.00 100.00 125 39.38 1/25/2012 56.33 -125 40.00 65.00 100.00 125 53.51 1/18/2012 52.50 -100 30.75 60.00 90.50 125 49.05 1/11/2012 49.34 -125 35.00 50.00 84.00 100 47.07  NAAIM member firms who ...

Stock Market Update, Thoughts on Apple and Facebook, and “Pop Icon” Stocks

Stock Market Update, Thoughts on Apple and Facebook, and "Pop Icon" Stocks The S&P 500 has continued its rise upward in a steady and orderly fashion. This is a good sign that long-term investors are reallocating their portfolios back into equities. I am currently seeing few signs of the volatility that accompanies short-term market swings. In addition, ...