David Wismer is a writer, blogger and Manager/Editor at StateoftheMarkets.com, an award-winning financial news, analytics and trading service website. Responsibilities include managing a constant flow of market news, commentary, technical analysis, and a weekly/monthly buy-write service. David has over 25 years of senior level financial services experience, working on strategic marketing and communications programs for companies such as JPMorgan Chase, the American Stock Exchange, CitiGroup, Bank of NY Mellon, Thomson Reuters, D.E. Shaw, and CIGNA. In his work with the American Stock Exchange, David was deeply involved with the first broadscale marketing introduction of well-known ETF’s, such as SPY, DIA and MDY, to the retail investing public. He has also worked closely with the financial press throughout his career, including major media sources such as the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, CNBC, Bloomberg/BusinessWeek, Barron’s, Fortune, Forbes, IBD and Smart Money.