With the recent spike in volatility in global markets, extreme readings have shown up as investors yank money out of stock funds at near record pace.

Investors Yank Money Out Of Stock Funds
May 15 (King World News) – The following is from Jason Goepfert at SentimenTrader:  The selling pressure over the past couple of weeks has been taken seriously by investors, at least based on a couple of different measures.

Many of the index, sector, and country ETFs that we follow lost at least $25 million in assets on Tuesday. That’s one of the largest, and broadest, exits in years. Ever, really. And it wasn’t just Tuesday…

This is one of the greatest gold opportunities in U.S. history and you can take a look at this remarkable company and listen to the just-released fantastic interview with the man who runs it by CLICKING HERE OR BELOW


Over the past 10 days, a total of more than $20 billion has left these funds. That’s the most since last February and among the most in at least 15 years when many of these funds came into existence (see chart below).

Investors Pull $20 Billion Out Of Stock ETFs


Fund flows are fickle and influenced by price action. That price action has been horrendous, with traders waking up to large pre-market losses almost every day for nearly two weeks.

On the next page, we can see the 10-day average percentage change in S&P 500 e-mini futures an hour before the open, and also the average opening gap in the large S&P 500 contract (see chart below).

S&P Panic Trading Before The Bell



Both are at levels seen only three other times since the financial crisis. While losses were (of course!) larger during that collapse, outside of that time period we’ve seen few times with more pre-market panic than we’ve witnessed lately. That should be extreme enough to be a positive here.

This is another example of why Jason Goepfert is the best in the world at what he does — providing actionable market data. To subscribe or try a free two week trial to the internationally acclaimed work that Jason Goepfert produces at SentimenTrader CLICK HERE.

***KWN has now released the powerful audio interview with legend Pierre Lassonde and you can listen to it by CLICKING HERE OR ON THE IMAGE BELOW.

***Also just released: Art Cashin – This Is Why The Stock Market Is Gyrating…Again CLICK HERE TO READ.

© 2019 by King World News®. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.  However, linking directly to the articles is permitted and encouraged.