This is an update of a chart I first shared back in April. See: Is investors’ money where their mouth is? Margin debt at Interactive Brokers (click for larger image): Even though stock markets have continued to climb and are recording record highs, IB customers have reduced the amount of risk they are taking in… Continue reading Margin debt
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Is investors’ money where their mouth is?
It is well known that moods, fear and greed drive the markets. So a number of “sentiment” indicators have been developed over the years, in an attempt to measure the mood of the market. There are indices like the VIX, which try to measure fear or greed on the basis of option premiums. Other sentiment… Continue reading Is investors’ money where their mouth is?