Investors Remain Optimistic | February 19th 2017

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending February 19th, 2017¬†(Investors Remain Optimistic 2-19-17) Friday started off slow for the stock market, and the bulls were hoping for a late-day lift that would close out the week on a positive note. That is what happened, and the stock market ended with the major…

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Flat Close Leaves Markets Without Clarity or Direction | October 23, 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending October 23, 2016 (Flat Close Leaves Markets Without Clarity or Direction¬†10-23-16) It was one of those weeks where we thought that we would finally get some clarity and direction, but that was not to be the case. The general mood was that having the final…

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Fed Talks Tough and Investors Fight Back | November 15th, 2015

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending November 15th, 2015 (Fed Talks Tough and Investors Fight Back 11-15-15) Last week’s stellar jobs number gave the Federal Reserve enough courage to wheel out various Fed officials this week to “get us ready” for a possible rate hike in December. The only problem is…

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Bulls Wanted a Happy 4th of July Weekend | July 5th 2015

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending July 5th, 2015 (Bulls Wanted a Happy 4th of July Weekend 07-05-2015) As we headed into the long Fourth of July Weekend, bulls were hoping for a strong Thursday performance that would have sent us into the weekend with fireworks to the upside, but that…

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