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2020-05-30 | Jason Goepfert | Premium

Over the past week, we've seen increasing signs of a long-term recovery, but there is still a disturbing amount of signals showing shorter-term speculative activity.

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2020-05-29 | Jason Goepfert | Basic

Robinhood has become an increasingly popular outlet for stay-at-home investors - or more likely "gamblers" at this point. The growth in accounts holding leveraged long ETFs has risen quite a bit faster than those holding leveraged short ETFs though that's tapered in recent days.; An indicator that looks at sentiment in the AAII survey over a long time frame shows continued pessimism. The Farrell Sentiment indicator looks at a 10-week average of individual investor attitudes, and it's currently at a very low level, despite the rally in stocks. It doesn't have a perfect record and is acting strangely.

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2020-05-29 | Jason Goepfert | Basic

Robinhood has become an increasingly popular outlet for stay-at-home investors - or more likely "gamblers" at this point. The growth in accounts holding leveraged long ETFs has risen quite a bit faster than those holding leveraged short ETFs though that's tapered in recent days.

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2020-05-29 | Jason Goepfert | Basic

An indicator that looks at sentiment in the AAII survey over a long time frame shows continued pessimism. The Farrell Sentiment indicator looks at a 10-week average of individual investor attitudes, and it's currently at a very low level, despite the rally in stocks. It doesn't have a perfect record and is acting strangely.

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2020-05-29 | Jason Goepfert | Lite

Almost all stocks in the S&P 500 are above their 50-day averages, but relatively few are above their 200-day averages.

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2020-05-29 | Jason Goepfert | Premium

Over the past couple of weeks, value stocks have greatly outperformed growth stocks. This is a change from the trend, which has pushed the ratio of value to growth to a multi-decade low. Other times the ratio was low then value jumped relative to growth, it was a continued good sign for those value stocks.

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2020-05-29 | Troy Bombardia | Premium

The U.S. Dollar spiked during the stock market's meltdown in March. But now that financial markets are calming down and stocks are rallying, the U.S. Dollar has fallen to a 2 month low.

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2020-05-29 | Troy Bombardia | Premium

Various stock markets around the world have surged over the past 2 months, pushing certain sentiment indicators to multi-year highs.

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2020-05-29 | Troy Bombardia | Premium



2020-05-28 | Jason Goepfert | Basic

A broad-based survey of business and consumer sentiment in the euro area has just now started to improve after plunging into depression. The two other times the survey started to recover from such a low level indicated long-term recoveries in euro area stocks.; A near-record number of stocks within the S&P 500 have recovered above their 50-day averages relative to their 200-day averages. The S&P index itself has moved from more than 25% below its 50-day to more than 10% above. And the S&P joined the Nasdaq as the two indexes leading the "big four" out of a major decline.

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