FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. Out Of 12,052 Ratings On S&P Stocks, Just 6% Are 'Sells' (Bespoke Investment) Bespoke Investment observes there are now 12,052 analyst ratings on S&P 500 stocks, which equates to 24 ratings per stock. Show More Summary
There were still more bulls than bears in our weekend Bespoke Market Poll, but the percentage of bulls ticked down 5 points from 64% to 59%. Bearish sentiment on the market over the next month came in at 41%.
Jackson Hole has come and gone, so which way will the market head from here? Please take part in our Bespoke Market Poll by letting us know whether you think the S&P 500 will be higher or lower one month from now. We'll report back with the results on Monday before the open. Show More Summary
By Bespoke Investment Group: With the S&P 500 on pace for its third straight week of gains, investors are getting hopping on the bullish bandwagon - in a big way. According to this week's survey of individual investors from the American Association of Individual Investors (AAII), bullish sentiment rose by 6.3 percentage points to 46.11%. Show More Summary
Last month, June Housing Starts registered a large miss, printing at 893,000 seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), versus expectations of 1.02 million SAAR. But in The Bespoke Report dated 7/18/14, we dove into the underlying data to properly understand what drove the miss. Show More Summary
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Bullish sentiment ticked up a point this weekend in our Bespoke Market Poll, from 63% to 64%. As shown in the charts below, bullish sentiment is definitely at the top end of its range here. The last time the reading was at 60% or higher for two weeks in a row was back in February.
Hickey and Walters (Bespoke) submit: Short interest figures for the end of July were released after the close Monday, and we just sent our regular update of trends in short interest to clients. One table from the report is shown below and it lists the 25 stocks in the S&P 1500 that have more than one-quarter of their free floating shares sold short. Show More Summary
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Hickey and Walters (Bespoke) submit: Today's release of the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index came in at a level of 95.7 in July, which was a modest increase from June's level of 95.0 and was slightly weaker than the consensus expectation of 96.0. Show More Summary
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Bulls took back control in our weekend Bespoke Market Poll after a nice finish to the week last Friday. As shown below, bullish sentiment came in at 63% this week, which was a jump of 17 percentage points from the reading of 46% seen in the prior week.
Every Thursday, Bespoke puts out its weekly Sector Snapshot, giving our subscribers a detailed look at how the S&P 500 and each of its ten constituent sectors is trading. Using propietary analysis, loads of charts, and easily understandable valuations, we give you a complete recap of each sector's trends and outlook. Show More Summary
The below is an excerpt from tonight's edition of The Closer, sent to Bespoke Premium and Institutional clients each night along with graphs, analysis, and timing models for both single name equities and the market as a whole. On a sector basis, today’s tape belied some very strong internals. Show More Summary
Hickey and Walters (Bespoke) submit: This week's release of energy inventories from the Department of Energy (DoE) showed that stockpiles of crude oil and gasoline dropped more than expected in the latest week. In the case of crude oil, stockpiles fell by 1.756 million barrels compared Complete Story »
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The below is an excerpt from tonight's edition of The Closer, sent to Bespoke Premium and Institutional clients each night along with graphs, analysis, and timing models for both single name equities and the market as a whole. US equities sold off aggressively today after….nothing, really. Show More Summary
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The below is an excerpt from tonight's edition of The Closer, sent to Bespoke Premium and Institutional clients each night along with graphs, analysis, and timing models for both single name equities and the market as a whole. The worst week in US equities since 2012 is finally over, and the ocean of economic data reported this week is finally done. Show More Summary