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Market Strategy Weekly
May 24, 2024

Strategas President and Head of Portfolio Strategy Nicholas Bohnsack walks through a few key fundamental drivers of equities – inflation, interest rates, earnings – and also discusses the firm’s recent decision to add to developed market international stocks.



 



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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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