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Chart of the Week: The ISE Sentiment Index (ISEE)

The International Securities Exchange devised a new contrary sentiment gauge: The ISE Sentiment Index (ISEE).

ISEE is more than a mere put/call ratio. It distinguishes between options bought by investors from those sold (the motivations are very different).

New Contrary Indicator: ISEE
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Source: Barron’s

ISEE data focuses only on calls and puts bought by customers. According to Barron’s, “That includes everyone from individuals to hedge funds and money managers, but excludes professional traders like market makers and the proprietary trading desks of Wall Street firms, whose option transactions often have no directional bias and are undertaken to hedge decisions in other markets.” This new contrary indicator will be worth watching.

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