investor sentiment

Weekly Update

A Look at Investor Sentiment


Published November 26, 2021

In the end it is investor sentiment that drives stock prices. Optimism and enthusiasm pushes money into the market and prices higher. Pessimism and downbeat attitudes send money under the mattress and safety. Liz Ann Sonders evaluates investor sentiment in the article below. As always, it’s a mixed bag, especially given that we are in the middle of what is typically the most seasonally strong time of year. (more…)

Weekly Update

A Surge in Companies Going Public Reverses Years of Decline


Published July 30, 2021

 

One of the interesting features of the stock market over the past year has been the tremendous rise in companies going public. This is coming after a long period where companies seemed very much to prefer staying in private hands. That sentiment has changed dramatically and pretty quickly, giving investors a plethora of new companies to consider. (more…)