If I had a dollar for every time we were asked (at Stocktwits) to provide a sentiment measure, I would be running an old media company.
Ameritrade $AMTD and Etrade $ETFC have probably got the best retail sentiment indicators – retail investors that buy odd-lots. I don’t think anyone has retired off this sentiment indicator.
PRICE is sentiment.
The new web is not about feelings and ‘happiness’ index’s.
It’s about ideas and curation. In the financial world I would add speed and breadth.
My sentiment on sentiment is :(