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Evidence-Based Research

Strategic market insights derived from emotion-free, evidence-based research by a team with more than a century of Wall Street experience.






Market outlooks


Media appearances

What Type of Client Are You?

Institutional Investor

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  • We research market dynamics to equip hedge funds and banks with actionable intelligence.
  • Tailored research, co-branded reports, and conferences to align with your institution's unique strategy.

RIA & Wealth Management

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  • Concise insights and user-friendly dashboard for quick decision-making.
  • Bespoke research and co-branding opportunities to elevate your RIA brand.

Individual Investor

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  • Timely insights, ensuring you're always aligned with market movements.
  • Stock lists to guide investment choices and optimize portfolio performance.

Why Fundstrat?

We are an independent financial research boutique providing strategic market insights rooted in emotion-free, evidence-based research by a team with more than a century of Wall Street experience.

Work with us to benefit from our research daily via practical, actionable ideas to help you build an effective portfolio roadmap.

Get direct access to our analysts via client calls, monthly webinars, and special coverage of market moves.

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Our Research Leadership

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Thomas J. Lee, CFA – Co-Founder, Head of Research

Thomas Lee is a Managing Partner and the Head of Research at Fundstrat Global Advisors. He is an accomplished Wall Street strategist with over 25 years of experience in equity research, and has been top ranked by Institutional Investor every year since 1998. Prior to co-founding Fundstrat, he served most recently as J.P. Morgan’s Chief Equity Strategist from 2007 to 2014, and previously as Managing Director at Salomon Smith Barney.

Our Approach

Evidence-Based Financial Research

We monitor key market events and data and compress all this into an easy-to-read letter that will help you understand market moves.

  • Macro Strategy: We monitor key market events and data to help your firm outperform the market.
  • Technical Strategy: We provide in-depth analysis and context on the technical forces impacting markets.
  • Portfolio & Quant Strategy: Our quantitative approach aids in risk management, portfolio optimization, and alpha generation.
  • Digital Asset Strategy: We fuse insights from analyzing this emerging asset class with a diverse range of existing market experience to create actionable recommendations.
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Thomas J. Lee, CFA

Co-Founder, Head of Research

Thomas J. Lee, Head of Research, publishes market updates 3 times a week, along with analysis of vital financial headlines. He also provides a daily video 5 times per week, one of our clients’ favorite products.

  • Macro data
  • Macro commentary
  • Charts and media
  • Macro trends and opportunities
  • Real-time commentary
  • Daily market update videos

Latest Research

Speaker Johnson and Trump to Meet

On Friday, House Speaker Johnson will head to Mar-a-Lago for a meeting with former President Trump, seeking to enhance cooperation between them as Trump prepares to be the Party’s nominee in November. Under the Republican House rules it...

April 12, 2024
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L. Thomas Block
Washington Policy Strategist

Technology rally can help QQQ start to outperform SPY

In the very short-term, insufficient strength has occurred based on Thursday’s rally to suggest an imminent move back to new highs is upon us.  US Dollar and Yields remain trending higher and the Equal-weighted S&P 500 needs to...

April 11, 2024
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Mark L. Newton, CMT
Head of Technical Strategy

Yield & US Dollar spike postpone snapback Equity rally, for now

In the very short-term, there does look to be a chance for a bit more technical selling as a result of Wednesday’s decline.  Equity index uptrends were broken and breadth came in very heavily negative.  Moreover, the minor...

April 10, 2024
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Mark L. Newton, CMT
Head of Technical Strategy

VIDEO: Tom Lee Macro Minute: March "hot" CPI spoiled by auto insurance. 35% of CPI basket <3% inflation, highest since 2021.  Each CPI selloff has been bought.  This one should be too

VIDEO: The March CPI report had far better internals than headlines suggest.  The hot number is entirely due to auto insurance and vehicle leasing, and the % of components with <3% inflation is highest since 2021 = good....

April 10, 2024
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Thomas Lee
Head of Research

Our Services

We offer a comprehensive library of tools and reports designed to help our clients position themselves ahead of consensus.


Tailored to the needs of institutions, RIAs, and individual investors, our research drives informed decision-making and optimal strategy alignment in a dynamic market landscape.

Market updates

We provide intraday market commentary, offering real-time insights into unfolding market events.


From daily videos delving into macro and technical perspectives, to webinars featuring industry leaders and forward-looking forecasts, our media suite stands unparalleled in delivering vital market insights.


From phone calls to face-to-face consultations, we consultant clients on portfolio assessments, the cultivation of innovative ideas and more.

Sector analysis

Leveraging macro strategies, ETF themes, and technical analysis, our proprietary sector model anticipates sector rotations and shifts, guiding you toward optimized portfolio performance.

Actionable ideas

Drawing on real-time market events and prevailing themes, we provide curated stock lists and actionable insights to generate alpha.

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