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Market Strategy Weekly
April 19, 2024

Tom Tzitzouris breaks down the recent selloff in equities and some of the driving factors behind it—including the move higher in Treasury yields and the pressure that puts on assets. Tom Tzitzouris heads up Fixed Income Research at Strategas.



 



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Market Gauge

Market Gauge still negative, but shifts higher to -4 


3 factors moved to the "Favorable" column...

Inflation: Inflation has moderated and the Fed is likely to cut rates in 2024.

Liquidity: We are now in a flush liquidity environment.

Technical Picture: Market technicals look strong.


... and 1 factor moved to "Unfavorable"

Sentiment: Investor bullishness seems untethered from market fundamentals.


See the report for more information about the Market Gauge and how it works.  (last published February 20). 

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