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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Fed Sends Mixed Messages, Stocks Soar | January 31st 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending January 31st, 2016 (Stocks Have Rough and Tumble Week¬†1-31-16) Bulls were hoping for a strong finish to a tough week, and somehow it happened. Despite the Fed’s mixed messages after its comments on Friday, investors took it as a plus and stocks headed resoundingly higher.…

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Jobs: Great for the Economy, Bad for Stocks | November 8th 2015

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending November 8th, 2015 (October Was a Little Less Frightening 11-08-15) It was one of those “good news was bad news” days on Wall Street Friday, as the impressive-looking jobs number gave the Fed a “thumbs up” for a rate hike in December. Economists were looking…

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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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