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…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

All-Time Highs for the Dow and S&P 500 | September 23, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on September 23rd, 2018 The Stock Market Recovers From Last Week 9-23-18) Judging by the headlines concerning the escalating U.S.-China trade war, the “Treasury-massacre,” and the Syrian War, it should have been a disastrous week for stocks. But on the contrary, the Dow and S&P…

Details

The Stock Market Recovers From Last Week | September 16, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on September 16th, 2018 The Stock Market Recovers From Last Week 9-16-18) Stocks recovered well after kicking off September on a negative note, and the major indices are once again just below their all-time highs following last week’s healthy rally. The Dow led the market…

Details

Buy or Sell on Controversy? | From the Mind of the Gorilla

  Wow… What a week for one of the most recognizable brands on the planet, and current GorillaPick, Nike (NKE). After unveiling one of their most controversial marketing campaigns – rabid fans of the brand made their opinions heard on both sides of the line… However, the voices that spoke the loudest were those of…

Details

September Kicked Off on a Lower Note | September 9th, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on September 9th, 2018 September Kicked Off on a Lower Note 9-9-18) September kicked off on a lower note on Wall Street, even as the major indices diverged substantially for the most part of the holiday-shortened week. The Nasdaq finished with steep losses, giving back…

Details

Predicting The Next Market Surge | From the Mind of the Gorilla

  Finger on the pulse… In order to keep up with the market, it’s important to have your finger on the pulse of what’s happening. However, it’s even MORE important to know what’s GOING to happen, and how that can help to make you rich. Of course, there’s no crystal ball that can tell the…

Details

Reaching Record Heights | September 2, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on September 2nd, 2018 Even With Ups and Downs, Week Ends on Positive Note 9-2-18) The past week will likely go down in history for several reasons, although the major indices didn’t cover much ground. The longest bull market in U.S. history reached record heights…

Details