A recent AAII Investor Sentiment Survey found investors less bullish on equities. Among investors surveyed in the week ended September 8, 2021, 38.9% believed stock prices would increase in the next six months. This was a decline from 43.4% in the previous week. Respondents citing a neutral sentiment increased to 33.9% from 23.2%. Investors with a bearish sentiment, expecting stock prices to fall, declined to 27.2% from 33.3% in the previous week.