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Monthly Investor Sentiment Index

ISI Reading

The index is calculated as the relative share of individual investors that are net buyers of U.S. equity securities versus those that are net sellers or net neutral in a monthly time frame producing a reading between -100 and 100.  

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ISI Activity

The activity represents the index components such that “buying” - “selling” will net to the ISI. Dotted lines represent the historical average for each component.

June 2023

Key Observations

  • The June headline sentiment was once again very bearish at -5.5.
  • Buying activity remained near historical lows driving the headline gauge.
  • Investors continued their rotation out of technology and communication services.