January Closes With Unhappy Investors | January 31st 2015

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending January 31st, 2015 (January Closes With Unhappy Investors 01-31-2015) Bulls had been hoping for a positive close on Friday that would have finished out January trading with a win, but that was not in the cards. The lackluster fourth-quarter GDP number showing 2.6% versus the…

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The Current Stock Market is Flat and Mixed | September 20th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending September 20th, 2014 (The Current Stock Market is Flat and Mixed 9-20-14) Flat and mixed has been the theme for September, and that was exactly how the stock market closed out the week. The Dow and the S&P 500 did touch new highs, and the…

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Late-Session Surge Goes Into the Green | June 29th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending June 29, 2014 (Late-Session Surge Goes Into the Green 6-29-14) It was one of those Fridays that had the “manipulation crowd” smiling. It is, after all, the end of the quarter on Monday so why not “run them hard” into the close? The late-session surge…

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Solid Week For Bulls | April 19th 2014

State of the Stock Market for the Week Ending April 19, 2014 (Solid Week For Bulls in the Stock Market 4-12-14) It was a great week for stocks as we closed out Thursday mixed, but overall it was a solid week for bulls. The Dow and the Nasdaq were up 2.4% for the week, while…

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State of the Stock Market Week Ending 4-5-14

State of the Stock Market for the Week Ending April 5, 2014 (Stock Market 4-5-14) Stocks slipped on Friday, regardless of the “so-so” employment report that showed 192,000 new jobs created. That number fell short of the 200,000 jobs economists were expecting, and it drew the wind out of the stock market’s sails. Jobs growth…

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