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  • Writer's pictureEran Peleg, CIO

Before You Get Overly-Pessimistic

Eran Peleg, CIO December 10, 2018

The last couple of weeks/months have been tough for financial market investors. Many people have been gradually losing confidence… sentiment is quite poor… investors’ willingness to take risk is vanishing…

S&P 500 – Year to Date

And there are some causes for worry. However, before you get overly-pessimistic, just remember that sentiment (including your own) is a tricky thing.

For example, at the start of 2017, investors were feeling good, confident (remember this: ) -- and see what happened later…. A pretty bad year.

Investor sentiment is not a good predictor of future market performance.


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