How To Spot The Next Coming Trend | From the Mind of the Gorilla

There’s something comforting about leaning on an old friend… And I’m not talking about your buddy from high school you call when you need a friendly ear – I’m talking about those things in the market that seem to be there year after year when we need them. Tech companies come and go… New medications…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | April 16, 2018

April 16, 2018 It was another very choppy and indecisive week on Wall Street, as despite the gains in the major indices, the technical picture is virtually unchanged, while the global geopolitical situation got even more complicated. The trade skirmish between the U.S. and China is still a looming risk for equities, while the escalating…

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Evolution Of The Species | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Whether you’re ready for it or not, there’s one thing that every investor needs to embrace if they’re going to reach any level of success in today’s markets and that is this…   You have to KNOW that we’re living in a new era, the Digital Age, and we can no longer rely on the…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | April 9, 2018

The major indices had a very busy trading week with wild swings in both directions, just to close virtually unchanged, amid the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China. The change in market behavior is stunning since the February crash, as this year, there have already been more than 20 sessions with the Dow…

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It’s Not A Monopoly, It’s Evolution | From the Mind of the Gorilla 

Well, if there’s one thing we’ve learned over the past week it’s this… Don’t get on the wrong side of Donald Trump’s friends or business partners. Jeff Bezos and the juggernaut of a company he built, Amazon (AMZN), started to feel the wrath of the Donald – as the POTUS turned his sights onto this…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | April 2, 2018

For a lot of investors, it might seem like this year, Good Friday was not a holiday, as there was enough action on Wall Street to fill not one, but even two weeks. Equities experienced volatile swings every day, and although it’s hard to speak about an established rising trend, the major indices finished well…

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Overall Tough Quarter for the Stock Market | April 1st 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on April 1, 2018 Potential Trade War has Investors Nervous 4-1-18) Stocks cruised into the holiday weekend higher, and Thursday brought us some moderate gains. It was a decent week overall, though, as we saw the Dow rise 2.4%, the Nasdaq gain 1.0%, and the…

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It Ain’t Over Until It’s Over | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Volatility rears its ugly head!   We knew it was going to happen…   You don’t raise rates, ignite a potential trade war, and expect that the markets are going to continue to hum at a record pace – it’s just not how things work.   Ever since Trump’s “tariff” talk – things have taken…

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