The Market Leaves Investors Scratching Heads | May 22nd 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending May 22th, 2016 (The Market Leaves Investors Scratching HeadsĀ  5-22-16) It was one of those up and down weeks on Wall Street that left investors scratching their heads. We had good economic news and not-so-good economic news this week, but the bulls were pleased to…

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“All You Need Is Jobs” | December 7th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending DecemberĀ 7th, 2014 (“All You Need Is Jobs” 12-7-14) Many economy watchers may have been remembering (and humming) the old Beatles song, “All You Need Is Love,” as Friday morning’s employment data approached. The employment picture has lagged over much of the six-year recovery, so the…

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Strengthening Economy and Interest Rates | May 3rd 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending May 3, 2014 (Strengthening Economy 5-3-14) Stocks edged lower Friday, but they somehow ended higher for the week, as we saw the Dow rise about 1%. The Nasdaq was up 1.2%, while the S&P 500 gained about 1% as well. It was not a bad…

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