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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U.S. Banking Stocks Have Meltdown | February 14th 2016

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending February 14th, 2016 (Fed Gets Green Light on Possible Rate Hike Week 2-14-16) It was a wild week for global financial markets, as oil plunged to a 13-year low, European and U.S. banking stocks melted down, and the major indices dipped below their late-August lows.…

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Tough Spot Makes for Rocky Stocks | March 14th 2015

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending March 14th, 2015 (Jobs, Jobs, Jobs 03-14-2015) The stock market is in a very tough spot right now. We saw a weak January, a strong February, and while March is down, the month is still up for grabs in terms of performance. It looked as…

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Roller-Coaster Week on Wall Street | July 19th 2014

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending July 19th, 2014 (Roller-Coaster Week on Wall Street¬†7-19-14) It was a roller-coaster week on Wall Street as we saw up-and-down moves in response to everything from Janet Yellen’s Congressional testimony to the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner and Israel’s military move against Hamas. Throughout…

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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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