Hitting Multi-Month Lows | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on October 28th, 2018 (Hitting Multi-Month Lows 10-28-18)   It was a week of wild swings on Wall Street, with earnings season, the debate between Italy and the European Union, and the very active Treasury market all providing plenty of moves in the market. The…

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The Lost Secrets Of The True | From the Mind of the Gorilla

    Have you ever seen any of the old Indiana Jones movies? For those who may not have seen any of these films, Indiana Jones was an archeologist who traveled the globe looking for ancient relics – and often ended up saving the world by keeping said relics out of the hands of Nazis…

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Red-Bar-Green-Bar-Madness | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on October 21st, 2018 (Red-Bar-Green-Bar-Madness 10-21-18)   Volatility reigned supreme on Wall Street for the second week in a row, as stocks entered what traders often refer to as “red-bar-green-bar-madness“ due to the sharp reversals on a daily basis. It was a tumultuous week for…

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The October Country | From the Mind of the Gorilla

  The October Country is a book written by one of the most prolific writers of the 21st Century, Ray Bradbury…   Bradbury was known for being able to add a human element to all of his stories – making them relatable to anybody – regardless of the setting of his stories.   The October Country is…

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Stocks Have Most Volatile Week Since Mini-Crash | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on October 14th, 2018 (Stocks Have Most Volatile Week Since Mini-Crash 10-14-18)   Treasury yields were at the center of attention over the past week, as investors nervously watched the multi-year highs in interest rates across the curve, which already caused a dip in the…

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Sharp Rise in Treasury Yields | The State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on October 7th, 2018 (Sharp Rise in Treasury Yields 10-07-18)     When the Dow hit its all-time high on Tuesday, not many investors would have thought that the major indices would end the week in the red. However, later that day, Fed Chair Jerome…

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We Did It! | From the Mind of the Gorilla

    Congratulations! You’ve done it!! Despite naysayers, pundits and “experts” telling you that you weren’t responsible for it – the proof is the in the pudding – and it’s plain as day, clear as crystal… YOU are responsible for our economic turnaround. Yes… you. Us. We. We’re doing it. We’ve come out of one…

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Wall Street’s Best Quarter in 5 Years | State of the Stock Market

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on September 30th, 2018 (Wall Street’s Best Quarter in 5 Years 9-30-18) Investors had a highly unusual week with regard to volume and volatility due to the Fed’s rate decision. The major indices finished mixed for the second week in a row, with only the…

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What’s Old Is New Again | From the Mind of the Gorilla

    There’s a new way of doing business…   It’s really not new.   Actually, it may be one of the oldest business practices there is – but seeing it being applied to 21st Century business gives it a sense of newness that makes it refreshing.   I keep expecting things to change in…

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