AAII Sentiment Survey: Individual Investors' Expectations Nearly Unchanged
Individual investors' expectations about the short-term direction of the stock market are nearly unchanged from a week ago. The latest AAII Sentiment Survey only shows fractional changes in optimism and pessimism.
Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, edged up 0.1 percentage points to 29.6%. This is the 19th time this year that optimism is below its historical average of 38.5%.