The stock market’s recent fluctuations have forced active investors to take a more neutral outlook on performance over the next six months, according to the latest Charles Schwab Active Trader Sentiment Survey.

Twenty-eight percent of the 500 active traders surveyed expressed a bullish outlook for the market over the next six months, down from 50% in Schwab’s December survey. About half (51%) are neutral and 21% are bearish, compared with 35% and 14% respectively in December.

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