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IMX

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    Investor Movement Index Summary: April 2019

    Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 5:43pm

    Exposure to equity markets decreased among TD Ameritrade clients during the April IMX period. The IMX decreased by 0.86%, down 0.04 from the previous period, to 4.61. TD Ameritrade clients were net buyers overall during the period, but favored less risky assets. Clients were net sellers of equities...

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    March IMX Reveals Value Is Making A Comeback

    Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 3:21pm

    Investors are still bullish coming out of the first quarter, but they’re prioritizing value over growth. That’s according to the March edition of the Investor Movement Index (IMX), TD Ameritrade’s monthly review of investor sentiment based on its clients’ portfolio activity...

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    Investor Movement Index March Summary

    Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 11:33am

    TD Ameritrade clients increased exposure to equity markets during the March IMX period, with the IMX increasing to 4.65, up 1.31% from the previous period. TD Ameritrade clients were once again net buyers during the March period. Clients increased exposure to the market, and were net buyers of...

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    Investors Boost The IMX In February, But Seem Wary Of What The Future Holds

    Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 12:22pm

    After a prolonged downturn that saw it reach its lowest score in the index's recent history, TD Ameritrade’s Investor Movement Index (IMX) bounced in February to post its first uptick in five months. The broker’s monthly survey of client sentiment hit a year-to-date high of 4.59 in...

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    Investor Movement Index February Summary

    Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 12:50pm

    The IMX increased for the first time in five months, moving higher by 7.24% to 4.59 from the previous month's score of 4.28. TD Ameritrade clients were net buyers overall during the February period, but favored less risky assets, including fixed income, while selling equities. The increase of...

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    For Sale: Performance Stocks, Slightly Worn

    Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 4:03pm

    In the shadow of a strong January and continued earnings strength, investors are seemingly shoring up defensive assets for leaner times ahead, at least based on data from TD Ameritrade’s monthly Investor Movement Index. Are these sales and purchases a temporary phenomenon, or a portent of...

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    January's Market Bounce Resulted In Some Unexpected Retail Trading Trends

    Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 5:45pm

    Charting its fourth consecutive monthly drop, January’s edition of TD Ameritrade’s Investor Movement Index (IMX) reached a new nine-year low of 4.28, a 2.95-percent difference from the index’s December score of 4.41. The declining sentiment comes as the market continues to dig out...

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    Investor Movement Index January Summary

    Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 2:14pm

    Monthly Summary The IMX decreased for the fourth month in a row in January, moving down 2.95 percent to 4.28 from a previous score of 4.41. TD Ameritrade clients were once again net buyers during the January period. Buying among equities was light, with clients favoring less risky assets,...

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    Investor Movement Index December Summary

    Monday, January 7, 2019 - 5:52pm

    Monthly Summary The IMX decreased once again in December, declining for the third month in a row, to 4.41 from 5.27, a reduction of 16.32%. TD Ameritrade clients were net buyers overall, although buying activity lessened as market volatility increased. For the second month in a row, TD Ameritrade...

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    IMX Dips In October, But Investors Remain Bullish

    Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 3:25pm

    In tune with the major market indices, the October edition of TD Ameritrade’s Investor Movement Index (IMX) posted its first decline since April, falling about 2.1 percent from 6.23 to 6.10. This puts the index square in the middle of its historical range since its inception in January 2010...

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    Investor Movement Index October Summary

    Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 11:50am

    Monthly Summary The IMX decreased for the first time in six months, moving lower by 2.09 percent in October to 6.10, from 6.23 the previous period. TD Ameritrade clients were once again net buyers during the October period, finding value in the market as overall volatility increased and indices...

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    Macro News Motivates Investor Moves In September's IMX Report

    Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 2:43pm

    Posting its biggest gain since June, TD Ameritrade’s Investor Movement Index closed out the third quarter with a September score of 6.23. This is up 7.07 percent from August in the broker’s monthly survey of investor sentiment. September’s IMX also marks the first time since...

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    Investor Movement Index September Summary

    Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 11:48am

    Monthly Summary The IMX increased for the 5th month in a row, rising to 6.23 in September, an increase of 7.04 percent from the previous period. TD Ameritrade clients were net buyers during the September period, increasing their exposure to equity markets. Net buying, coupled with increasing...

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    Investors Try To Read The Trade Tea Leaves In The Latest IMX Report

    Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 3:15pm

    After a relatively tame August that saw some volatility in the large-cap tech sector, the Investor Movement Index — TD Ameritrade's monthly survey of investor sentiment — climbed a respectable 6.79 percent to reach a new six-month high of 5.82. The jump comes after the index...

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    The Highs And Lows Of Earnings Season Dominate July's IMX Results

    Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 4:10pm

    Despite some unexpected volatility during an eventful earnings season, the Investor Movement Index (IMX) — TD Ameritrade's monthly survey of investor sentiment — remained flat at 5.45. While overall feeling toward the market is somewhat mixed with the prospect of an intensifying...

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