Investors See Worst Jobs Report in Five Years | June 5th 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending JuneĀ 5th, 2016 (Stocks Soar Going Into Memorial Day Weekend 6-05-16) There was investor optimism going into Friday’s jobs report that we would get a strong employment report which would confirm that the economy was vibrant and that better days were on the way. After all,…

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Consumer Sentiment Skyrockets | May 15th 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending May 15th, 2016 (Consumer Sentiment Skyrockets 5-15-16) It was a surprising Friday for the stock market, especially since investors were expecting a disappointing set of numbers in terms of retail sales and consumer sentiment. After all, last week’s dismal jobs report showed that just 160,000…

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Stock Market Goes Bungee-Jumping | November 8th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending November 9th, 2014 (Stock Market Goes Bungee-Jumping 11-09-14) After the bungee-jumping action we had in October that showed a roughly 10% decline and a subsequent 11% gain in the S&P 500, the first week of November felt rather dull. The U.S. election tipped in favor…

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