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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Is The Risk Worth The Reward? | From the Mind of the Gorilla

“Are you ready to make a million dollars? How about a billion? Or better yet…             How about a BAZIILLIONTRILLION?!”   If you were to read any of the Bitcoin ads on your favorite financial news site – this is what you’d be lead to believe is possible in the world of cryptocurrencies.   Now,…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | January 8, 2018

Despite the bearish downward drift that dominated the stock market in the last week of the year, this week was nothing short of stellar for investors, as the major indices rose in all sessions. The Nasdaq gained around 4%, after lagging the other benchmarks for several weeks. The Dow also advanced significantly, topping 25,000 for…

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New Year of Trading Off to a Good Start | January 7, 2017

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on January 7, 2017 (New Year of Trading Off to a Good Start1-7-17) Bulls are pleased to see the stock market off to a good year. All three of the major indices touched all-time highs on Friday, and it has been a great start for…

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The Biggest Story on Wall Street | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Are you ready for 2018?   I’ve been ready…   And optimistic for what the next year holds for investors like us.   Well, cautiously optimistic. Because as much hype as the markets have been getting lately, the bottom line is, we never know what’s going to happen on any given day.   Whether it’s…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | December 26, 2017

This year’s Christmas week will likely be remembered for the final “all clear” signal for the “biggest tax cut in history,”  one of Donald Trump’s main campaign promises. While some analysts say that the bill is skewed toward corporations and wealthy individuals, the looming success of the President has been a clear boost for equities…

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A Stock Market Year for the Ages | December 24, 2017

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on December 24, 2017 (A Stock Market Year for the Ages 12-24-17) This is a stock market year for the ages. The Dow gained around 25% for the year, which is amazing given all of the confusion in Washington DC that we saw all year…

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