Earnings Continue To Be Mixed | May 1st 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending May¬†1st, 2016 (Earnings Continue To Be Mixed 5-01-16) It was a rough week for a stock market that was looking for direction. Stocks traded flat and mixed through Wednesday, but following the Fed’s comments on Wednesday, we saw a big decline on Thursday and another…

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McDonalds, The Earnings Hero | April 24th 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending April 24th, 2016 (The Keyword is Bubble 4-24-16) It was one of those week’s that did not answer many of the longer-term questions about the economy or the stock market. We saw weekly jobless claims drop to their lowest level in 42 years, but then…

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Economy Googling its Way Toward Growth | July 19th 2015

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending July 19th, 2015 (Economy “Googling” its Way Toward Growth 07-19-2015) With Greece subsiding as the big worry of the week, investors gave a big cheer as the Nasdaq hit a fresh, all-time high. Powering the rise was none other than Google (GOOG), whose shares rose…

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Economics, Earnings, and Global Concerns | April 26th 2015

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending April 26th, 2015 (Another¬†Great Week For the Bulls 04-26-2015) It was a roller coaster week for the stock market as mixed economic news, mixed earnings news, and global concerns pushed and pulled stocks in both directions. When the closing bell rang on Friday, however, the…

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