Urban Camel tweeting that today second lowest volume of the year. 49 M verses day after Christmas (Dec 27, 2016) at 43 M.
Not taking any political side here, nor commenting on being right or wrong, just observing that with all the stuff hitting the fan in Washington could be some are starting to have second thoughts about an economic turnaround that is dependent on politicians or for that matter Federal Reserve voting members. I think Chair Yellen is not looking forwards to her next required grilling on capitol hill! I do remember her dodging repeated questions about the leak investigation and why they were handling it internally. Real question that I assume would shake the markets is will congress scold or will they pass legislation.