Investors Hold Tight to Last Year’s Gains | February 8th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending February 8th, 2015 (January Closes With Unhappy Investors 02-08-2015) Hopes were high for a strong finish to what actually turned out to be a pretty good week for the stock market. While we were higher in midday action on Friday, some late-afternoon selling kicked in and…

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Ukraine and Russia Powered Market Movement | August 16th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending August 16th, 2014 (Ukraine and Russia Powered Market’s Movement 8-16-14) News of the attack by Ukraine on Russian military vehicles powered the market’s movement today, but after an early selloff, the stock market bounced back enough to finish flat and mixed for the day. It…

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Difficult Week for the Stock Market | April 26th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending April 26, 2014 (Difficult Week for the Stock Market 4-26-14) It was a strange and difficult week for the stock market, especially because of the turbulence in Ukraine. That whole drama is difficult to figure out, and it is weighing on the confidence of European…

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