Investors less optimistic about markets

Investor sentiment grew more bearish in the recent AAII Investor Sentiment Survey ended June 15, 2022. The number of investors with a bearish sentiment — the belief the price of stocks will fall in the next six months — rose to 58.3% from 46.9% in the previous week. Investors reporting a bullish sentiment – the belief that stock prices will rise in the next six months – slipped to 19.4% from 21.0% in the previous survey. Those reporting a neutral position fell to 22.2% from 32.1%.