No More Bubbles | From the Mind of the Gorilla

  Do you remember 2008? I’m sure you do. We ALL do. Whether you call it “The Crash” or the “Great Recession” – you’d be hard pressed to find somebody who wasn’t effected by at least one of the multiple crises’ that created our worst economy since the 1930’s. They were dark times. And while…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | December 18, 2017

New all-time highs in the major indices and record low levels in the Volatility Index (VIX)… It might sound like a broken record, but one that is music to the ears of bulls, as despite the political troubles, persistent geopolitical fears, the last rate hike of Fed Chair Janet Yellen, and the mixed economic numbers,…

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Major Indices Bounce on Tax Reform Optimism | December 17, 2017

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on December 17, 2017 (Major Indices Bounce on Tax Reform Optimism 12-17-17) It was a great day for the stock market on Friday, as we saw the major indices bounce on tax reform optimism and head to all-time highs. It is the first big piece…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | December 11, 2017

The end of one of the best years for stocks in recent memory is rapidly approaching, and despite a brief risk-off period last week, the stage looks to be set for a Santa Claus rally to wrap up an already stellar 2017. The Gorilla paid close attention to the recent performance of the Nasdaq. The…

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Hidden Profit Monster | From the Mind of the Gorilla

$73.5 billion. What if I told you there was a hidden and virtually untapped industry that would soon be worth almost $75 billion (and rising) – would you jump on that news? Would you look for an in to those massive-sized profits? Or would you shrug your shoulders and say, “Meh… I’ve seen bigger.” I…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | December 4, 2017

Before Friday’s reveal regarding Michael Flynn’s plea agreement and testimony, stocks continued their juggernaut to new all-time highs, despite a slight weakness in the previously leading tech names. The spike in volatility and the sudden sell-off in equities didn’t cause major technical damage, but the rally that carried the Dow above 24,000 might face a…

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Slow Start to a Hopefully Strong Month | December 3, 2017

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on December 3, 2017 (Slow Start to a Hopefully Strong Months 12-3-17) It was a mixed week on Wall Street as we saw selling in big-cap tech and rotation into some of the sectors that have lagged throughout the year. We saw the stock market…

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