Crowd Forecast News Report #368

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The new TimingResearch report for the week has been posted, you can download the full PDF report with the link below or you can read the full report in this post below.

Question #1. Which direction do you think the S&P500 index will move from this coming Monday’s open to Friday’s close?

Higher: 73.3%
Lower: 26.7%
Higher/Lower Difference: 46.7%

Question #2. Rate your confidence in your answer to Question #2 by estimating the probability you have correctly predicted next week’s market move.

Average of All Responses: 65.3%
Average For “Higher” Responses: 69.6%
Average For “Lower” Responses: 53.8%
Higher/Lower Difference: 15.8%

Responses Submitted This Week: 16

TimingResearch Crowd Forecast Prediction: 63% Chance Higher
This prediction is an attempt by the editor of this newsletter to use the full 6+ year history of data collected from this project to forecast a probability estimate for whether this week’s sentiment is going to be correct and ultimately what the markets will do this coming week.

Raw Data Page (raw data files include full history spreadsheet and the above charts):

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Full Weekly Results (full version of this chart available in the raw data spreadsheet for this week, “Date” field below lists the Monday of the week being predicted).

Overall Sentiment All-Time “Correct” Percentage: 52.9%
Overall Sentiment 52-Week “Correct” Percentage: 54.9%
Overall Sentiment 12-Week “Correct” Percentage: 63.6%

Only the previous 52 weeks of data are shown below, please download the raw data to see the full range of past data.

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Raw Data Page:
Current Survey Page:
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NOTE: The following open-ended answers are solely the opinions of the anonymous respondents to this survey. Responses are mostly unedited, but some have been reformatted slightly for to make them easier to read. Some irrelevant responses (e.g. “none”), or anything obviously fake, or copy and pasted responses have been omitted. All-caps responses have been changed to all lowercase. All responses for each week, unedited, are available in the raw data spreadsheets at

Question #3. For your answer to Question #1, please share what specific reason(s) you think the S&P500 will be heading the direction you chose.

“Higher” Respondent Answers:

• correction over
• S&P moved above 3400, and looks like it wants to stay above. With hope that Congress will pass a stimulus package sometime, looking for S&P to continue up.
• Market does not want to go down, bounced from support.
• The technicals are pointing higher I think the market sees a trump win
• Seasonality COT Eminies with commercials are starting to sell off traditionally due to rising prices short to mid term

“Lower” Respondent Answers:

• trump ..his health
• Uncertainty just before the election produces a selection of profits
• It seems to be moving up slowernow!
• Highly overbought with last week’s rally. No progress on stimulus

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Question #4. What topics related to trading or investing do you most want to learn more about?

• connection/relation between different currencies
• none
• Everything
• Psychology of trading

Question #5. Additional Comments/Questions/Suggestions?

• none

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