Dow Pulls Back 666 Points | February 3, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on February 3, 2018 Dow Pulls Back 666 Points 2-3-18) What started out with a great jobs number before the bell on Friday quickly turned into a tough day for the stock market. The 200,000 new jobs created in January topped expectations of 190,000, as…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | January 29, 2018

The global financial elite gathered again in the picturesque city of Davos last week, and the hottest topics de jour were all on the agenda of the forum, such as interest rates and quantitative easing, protectionism, Brexit, and Bitcoin. Thanks to the busy event, volatility returned to the life of traders, even as the government…

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Market Remains in Overdrive Despite Fourth-Quarter GDP Number | January 28, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on January 21, 2018 Positive Week for Stock Market Despite Government Shutdown 1-21-18) Despite a disappointing fourth-quarter GDP number, the stock market remained in overdrive on Friday, as all three of the major indices moved to all-time highs. Estimates for the fourth quarter GDP were…

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It’s Finally Time | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Renewable energy…   For decades, we have been trying to find a way to really reduce our carbon footprint through the eventual phasing out of the fossil fuels that have been running our planet for centuries.   The reasoning behind the push is simple: renewable energy sources such as wind, hydro, or solar – have…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | January 22, 2017

The holiday-shortened week started off in a very positive fashion on Wall Street, as stocks skyrocketed to new all-time highs on Tuesday. However, for a lot of stocks, that initial surge marked their weekly highs as well. While the bull run, which already took the major indices past several yearly targets in less than a…

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The Gift That Keeps On Giving | From the Mind of the Gorilla

The Christmas season is a time for giving. It’s a time when people tend to be a little more selfless and less selfish – something we just witnessed with one of the greatest gifts of the 2017 holidays… The Republican Tax Plan. You know something is good when, finally, both sides of the aisle can…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | January 15, 2017

The second week of the year proved to be as, or even more bullish than the first one for stocks, despite the sideways price action in the market up until Wednesday. The last two sessions of the period gave bulls a huge confidence boost, as all of the major indices surged to new all-time highs…

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