The AAII sentiment survey (membership required) measures the percentage of individual investors who are bullish, bearish, and neutral on the stock market short term; individuals are polled from the AAII Web site on a weekly basis. Only one vote per member is accepted in each weekly voting period.
For the week ending July 16, bullish sentiment rose to 25.00% from 22.17%, equal to 1.29 standard deviations below the mean. Bearish sentiment rose to 58.14%, equal to 2.9 standard deviations above the mean. Anxiety Index rose from -11.9% to -8.8%, equal to 0.47 standard deviations below the mean. Click chart to resize.