Consumer Sentiment Skyrockets | May 15th 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending May 15th, 2016 (Consumer Sentiment Skyrockets 5-15-16) It was a surprising Friday for the stock market, especially since investors were expecting a disappointing set of numbers in terms of retail sales and consumer sentiment. After all, last week’s dismal jobs report showed that just 160,000…

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Fed Gets Green Light on Possible Rate Hike | February 7th 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending February¬†7th, 2016 (Fed Gets Green Light on Possible Rate Hike Week 2-07-16) Friday’s stock market slide was disappointing for the bullish camp to say the least. The government’s jobs number for January fell short of the expected 180,000, but at 151,000, it still showed that…

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Stocks Soar Thursday and Friday | October 25th 2015

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending October 25th, 2015 (Third Straight Week of Stock Gains 10-25-15) It was a strange finish to a strange week on Wall Street, as the stock market finished strong on Friday following Thursday’s moonshot rally. The week had begun flat and quiet; the stock market remained…

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Push and Pull in Big-cap Tech | July 26th 2015

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending July 26th, 2015 (Push and Pull in Big-cap Tech 07-26-2015) It was a strange week for the stock market in which we saw Apple (AAPL) fall early in the week on sub-par numbers, but then we saw Amazon (AMZN) rocket higher to close out the…

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