Our Confidometer assesses global risk conditions using a mixture of sentiment, option prices, investment flows and margin debt data to help determine if investor sentiment is excessive or not (thereby raising a green or red flag). Our analysis focussed primarily on the S&P500 which serves as the bellwether equity index for most investors. For a daily update of these indicators and much more with commentaries and actionable content, consider a free trial to the Bentin Daily, our premium research service.
We have added Citibank Economic surprise index to our list of parameters to assess market sentiment.
The rally in tech, low vol, risk appetite, low put/call ratios are flashing green on investors’ confidence. Economic data however, are coming weaker than expected nearly everywhere.
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