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World Markets At A Glance AAII Sentiment Indicator
American Association of Individual Investors
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Charts of Major World Markets at a Glance

   Key Sentiment Indicators
Charts of the AAII (American Association of Individual Investors) Bulls minus Bears Index versus the market are key sentiment indicators for stock market technical analysis.  Contrarian theory states the time to buy is when fear and pessimism are at a maximum since this usually occurs near market bottoms.

AAII Bulls minus Bears Index vs DJIA Chart
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The sentiment survey, taken once a week on the AAII web site, measures the percentage of individual investors who take the survey who are bullish, neutral and bearish.

AAII Bulls minus Bears Index vs DJIA
1988 to August 2011
10-week and 52-week moving averages

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