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  • AAPL, ABBV, AGN, BABA, DIS, FB

    Investors Sell FANG To Buy IPOs In September's IMX

    Monday, October 7, 2019 - 4:54pm

    Following a months-long trend of relatively flat results, the September edition of the TD Ameritrade's Investor Movement Index fell just 2.38% to a reading of 4.51. This marks the IMX’s eighth month between a 4.5-5.0 reading, which mirrors the range that many broad market indexes have...

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  • AAPL, ABBV, AGN, BA, BABA, DIS

    Investor Movement Index Summary: September 2019

    Monday, October 7, 2019 - 1:18pm

    Exposure to equity markets in TD Ameritrade client accounts decreased during the September IMX period. During the period, the IMX decreased to 4.51, down 0.11 or 2.38%, from the previous period. TD Ameritrade clients were net sellers of equities during the September period, favoring less risky...

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  • AAPL, ABBV, BP, BYND, CTVA, DD

    August IMX Reveals Investors Remain Bullish On Blue-Chips, Bearish On China

    Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 1:55pm

    Although the broad market saw a notable upswing of volatility over the course of August, the tumult didn’t seem to register on TD Ameritrade’s monthly Investor Movement Index (IMX), which remained mostly unchanged from July’s reading. Based on the portfolio activity of their...

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  • AAPL, ABBV, AMZN, BP, BYND, CTVA

    Investor Movement Index Summary: August 2019

    Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 9:46am

    For the second month in a row, TD Ameritrade clients' exposure to equity markets remained mostly unchanged. During the August period, the IMX increased to 4.62, up 0.02 or 0.4%, from the previous period. During the August period, TD Ameritrade clients were net buyers overall, and net buyers of...

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  • AAPL, ABBV, ACB, AGC, AMZN, BA

    Despite Historic Market Performance, IMX Remains Relatively Unchanged

    Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 12:01pm

    As the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average surpassed the 3,000 mark and 27,000 mark, respectively, TD Ameritrade’s Investor Movement Index barely budged. The IMX, a monthly review of investor behavior based on the portfolio activity of TD Ameritrade clients, decreased by 0.22% to 4.6...

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  • AAPL, ABBV, ACB, AGN, AMZN, BAC

    Investor Movement Index Summary: July 2019

    Monday, August 5, 2019 - 2:22pm

    The Investor Movement Index, or the IMX, is a proprietary, behavior-based index created by TD Ameritrade designed to indicate the sentiment of retail investors. Exposure to equity markets was relatively unchanged in TD Ameritrade client accounts during the July IMX period. The IMX decreased by 0.01...

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  • BYND, CGC, Closing Bell, CNBC, DIS, IMX

    Kinahan Says Millennials Are Buying The Stocks They Know, Like Beyond Meat And Tesla

    Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 7:52am

    On CNBC’s "Closing Bell" on Monday, TD Ameritrade's chief market strategist JJ Kinahan said millennials were net-buyers of stocks in June. Kinahan said millennials were buying things they know. He said they love Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA). "If Tesla goes down to $200, you are...

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  • AAPL, AMZN, BABA, BYND, CB, CGC

    Investor Movement Index Summary: June 2019

    Monday, July 8, 2019 - 4:56pm

    Exposure to equity markets decreased in TD Ameritrade client accounts during the June IMX period. The IMX score decreased by 6.49%, moving to 4.61, down 0.32 from the previous period. TD Ameritrade clients were net sellers for the first time in over two years during the June IMX period, reducing...

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  • AAPL, ACB, BYND, CGC, DIS, FB

    The IMX Reaches A Six-Month High After May's Volatility

    Monday, June 10, 2019 - 3:00pm

    After a shaky May for markets following the trade war drama between the US and China, TD Ameritrade's IMX, a monthly review of investor behavior based on its client's portfolio activity, reported a modest 7 percent increase from April's score of 4.61. This is the highest IMX score in...

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  • ACB, AMZN, BABA, BAC, C, CGC

    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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  • AAPL, ACB, BABA, CVS, F, FB

    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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  • AAPL, ACB, AMZN, BABA, CVS, F

    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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  • AMZN, BABA, CMG, CVS, F, HD

    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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  • AMZN, BABA, BAC, C, CELG, CMG

    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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  • AAPL, AMZN, BRK-B, F, FB, GE

    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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