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13February

Another Month of Rising Investor Confidence

February 13th, 2018|

Overall Index

The PNC-CS Investor Sentiment Index (ISI) rose in January 2018, reflecting the fourth straight month of upward movement of the index, as optimism is seemingly spilling into the new-year. The trend of investor confidence as measured by the poll picked up momentum in the latter months of […]

9January

Investor Confidence Continues to Strengthen

January 9th, 2018|

Overall Index

The PNC-CivicScience Investor Sentiment Index (ISI) strengthened for the third month in a row in December 2017, and reflects a sharp turn higher in the latter months of the year, indicating growing optimism. As measured by the poll, investor confidence strengthened in the final […]

12December

Investor Confidence Climbs in November

December 12th, 2017|

Overall Index

The PNC-CivicScience Investor Sentiment Index (ISI) strengthened for the second month in a row in November 2017, reflective of greater optimism than was measured through the summer months. As measured by the poll, investor confidence had softened since early in the year through […]

14November

Investor Confidence Climbs in October

November 14th, 2017|

Overall Index

The PNC-CivicScience Investor Sentiment Index (ISI) reflects a jump in the level of investor confidence in October versus the previous poll in September. In general, investor confidence since the beginning of 2017 has bounced around but reflects a downward trend. The ISI high was reached in December 2016, followed […]

10October

Investor Confidence Eased during Summer Months

October 10th, 2017|

Overall Index

According to the PNC-CivicScience Investor Sentiment Index (ISI), investor confidence appears to have eased in the summer months of June through July, before taking a sharper dip lower in September. Over the past year, investors appear to have grown less confident overall than at the start of the year. The ISI […]

Another Month of Rising Investor Confidence

Overall Index The PNC-CS Investor Sentiment Index (ISI) rose in January 2018, reflecting the fourth straight month of upward movement of the index, as optimism is seemingly spilling into the new-year. The trend of investor confidence as measured by the poll picked up momentum in the latter months of 2017 and now into 2018. Sentiment began moving higher in October, and reached its highest level for 2017 in December. January 2018’s reading represents another move higher, as the ISI rose to 55.1, up from 54.3 in December. In general, growing optimism appears to reflect macroeconomic factors which indicate continued global [...]

February 13th, 2018|

Investor Confidence Continues to Strengthen

Overall Index The PNC-CivicScience Investor Sentiment Index (ISI) strengthened for the third month in a row in December 2017, and reflects a sharp turn higher in the latter months of the year, indicating growing optimism. As measured by the poll, investor confidence strengthened in the final quarter of 2017, after a downward softening trend had prevailed during the first nine months of the year. Sentiment began moving higher in October, and again in the following two months. The December reading indicated a jump in sentiment, reaching the highest level recorded in 2017. The ISI moved sharply higher to 54.3 in [...]

January 9th, 2018|

Investor Confidence Climbs in November

Overall Index The PNC-CivicScience Investor Sentiment Index (ISI) strengthened for the second month in a row in November 2017, reflective of greater optimism than was measured through the summer months. As measured by the poll, investor confidence had softened since early in the year through the month of September. However, in the last two months, there has been a sharp reversal higher and sentiment has reverted to near the levels where we began the year. Sentiment, which had been on a downward trend after starting the year strong, staged a rebound beginning in October. The ISI rose to 51.7 in [...]

December 12th, 2017|

Investor Confidence Climbs in October

Overall Index The PNC-CivicScience Investor Sentiment Index (ISI) reflects a jump in the level of investor confidence in October versus the previous poll in September. In general, investor confidence since the beginning of 2017 has bounced around but reflects a downward trend. The ISI high was reached in December 2016, followed by a somewhat choppy read in the first months of 2017, before becoming a bit more stable as the year has progressed. Sentiment seemed to wane during the summer months, reaching the lowest reading year to date in September before staging a sharp reversal higher in October. The ISI [...]

November 14th, 2017|

Investor Confidence Eased during Summer Months

Overall Index According to the PNC-CivicScience Investor Sentiment Index (ISI), investor confidence appears to have eased in the summer months of June through July, before taking a sharper dip lower in September. Over the past year, investors appear to have grown less confident overall than at the start of the year. The ISI high was reached in December 2016, followed by a somewhat choppy read in the first quarter of 2017, with investor sentiment reflecting an unsure forecast, likely in response to a year which began with a new administration taking office. Sentiment waned slightly through the summer months, retreating to 49.5 in September, [...]

October 10th, 2017|