confidence indicator

Confidence indicator

A measure of investors' faith in the economy and the securities market. A low or deteriorating level of confidence is considered by many technical analysts as a bearish sign.

Confidence Indicator

A measure of the willingness of investors to attempt higher returns by assuming more risk. A confidence indicator may be calculated in a number of different ways. It may be calculated by compiling an index of stocks categorized according to risk, where a higher measure indicates higher confidence. A confidence indicator also may be determined subjectively; for example, a person may take a survey of industry insiders to see how they feel about taking more risk.

confidence indicator

A measure of investors' faith in the economy and the securities market. A low or deteriorating level of confidence is considered by many technical analysts as a bearish sign. See also Barron's Confidence Index, Standard & Poor's Confidence Indicator.
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In March 2013 Slovenia's consumer confidence indicator increased by 5 percentage points compared to February 2013.
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Denmark's consumer confidence indicator follows the optimistic/pessimistic format with statistics on the plus side indicating optimism and those on the negative side indicating pessimism.
The management confidence indicator in the IM's quarterly survey published today rose to 50 per cent, up from 46 per cent last time to its highest level since the 51 per cent recorded in the fourth quarter of 1997.
The rate of downloads is the single biggest consumer confidence indicator in this market," CEO Nikki Hemming said.
In July 2012, the total consumer confidence indicator in Bulgaria increased by 7.
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In a March 30, 2006 press release, the NIER said that consumer confidence was at its highest level since 2000-in spite of a drop in the confidence indicator to 15.
The IM's management confidence indicator rose to 36 per cent in the latest quarter from 33 per cent in Q4 last year, continuing the recovery from the low of 24 per cent in Q3.
Prudential's Government Confidence Indicator, which tracks
In February 2013, Slovenia's retail trade confidence indicator (-7 percentage points) was 6 percentage points lower than in January 2013 when it stood at -1 percentage point.