Daily State of the Markets


Everything you need to know about the markets. Sowell’s Chief Investment Officer, Dave Moenning, pens an award winning market missive, the ” Daily State of the Markets.” The daily report analyzes the drivers of the market and  why the market is doing what it is doing. Dave has been writing his “market missive” since the late 1990’s. Reports are published periodically during the week to help you stay current on what’s happening in the market.

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A Break in the Year-End Rally

Posted by on Dec 22, 2016 in Daily State of the Markets | Comments Off on A Break in the Year-End Rally

It appears that stocks are following the traditional holiday pattern here as the market tends to take a little break a few days before Christmas only to continue the year-end rally the following week.

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Holiday Break?

Posted by on Dec 18, 2016 in Daily State of the Markets | Comments Off on Holiday Break?

With the Trump Trade having run a long way in a short period of time, it would not be surprising to see stocks take a break here. But the indicators tell us to…

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Quick Take: The Dollar, Fed, Options Expiry, and Russia in Focus

Posted by on Dec 16, 2016 in Daily State of the Markets | Comments Off on Quick Take: The Dollar, Fed, Options Expiry, and Russia in Focus

The U.S. Dollar, Fed policy, options expiration, and Russia are the focal points on this third Friday in December, which happens to be a so-called “quad witch” options expiration event. So…

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Buy The Rumor, Sell The News, And…

Posted by on Dec 15, 2016 in Daily State of the Markets | Comments Off on Buy The Rumor, Sell The News, And…

As expected, the Fed hiked the Fed Funds rate, the Discount rate, and the rate paid on funds on deposit – all by 25 basis points. In response, the markets had to make some adjustments. So…

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Good News is Good Again!

Posted by on Dec 14, 2016 in Daily State of the Markets | Comments Off on Good News is Good Again!

Don’t look now fans, but good economic news appears to be a good thing again. After years of enduring the concept that bad news was good news, the game appears to suddenly make sense again…

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