Strange End to a Calm Week | June 11, 2017

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending June 11th, 2017 (Strange End to a Calm Week 6-11-17) It was a strange week to say the least, and to make it all the more strange, was the “mega-tech” selloff midday Friday that drove the Nasdaq down 1.8%. All three of the major indices had hit new…

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Slick Moves | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Did you hear the news?   Russia has done the unthinkable – and the ramifications may be so over-reaching that it may just change the outlook of the world economy.   In fact…   What they just did might start a war unlike any we’ve ever seen.   Now, before you get all bunched up…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | June 5, 2017

Wall Street registered a very bullish week, following a slightly concerning period of negative divergences. The major indices all hit new all-time highs and closed the holiday-shortened week close to the record levels. Stocks have risen in 10 out of the past 11 sessions, as shorts were crushed after the brief, yet scary, correction two…

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Setting Up Your Success | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Success…   We’re all looking for it – though many of us can’t define it.   What is success to you? What is it to me?   Success is so relative to the individual – that achieving it is personal. We have our own definition of what it actually means to succeed.   But…  …

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | May 30, 2017

The major indices posted a seven-day winning streak following the worst day in 8 months; once again proving that the bull market is alive and well. Domestic stocks not only erased the correction, but also overcame the broad weakness in international markets, and kept on creeping higher throughout the week. European equities were hit by…

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S&P 500 and Nasdaq Hit All-Time Highs | May 28th, 2017

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending May 28th, 2017 (S&P 500 and Nasdaq Hit All-Time Highs 5-28-17) Domestic politics were sort of on hold this past week as President Trump visited the Middle East and Europe, but it looks as though the Russian issues will be back in the spotlight after the…

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The Secret War | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Are you aware that we’re on the verge of a war that could shock America’s commerce down to the core?   Most people aren’t…   But right now, both sides are preparing for an all-out battle of supremacy.   No… I’m not talking about what’s happening with North Korea or Russia – though – we…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | May 22, 2017

The major indices had their worst day in 8 months last Wednesday, as investors thought that Donald Trump got into real trouble after a series of smaller scandals. It caused a major selloff in risky assets globally. The decline was baked in the cake according to some traders, as stocks had an extended period of…

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Market Finally Reacts to Political Drama | May 21, 2017

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending May 21st, 2017 (Market Finally Reacts to Political Drama 5-21-17) It was one of those weeks that if you are a bull, you probably would have wanted to miss. Political intrigue in Washington over leaks, Russia, firings, secret tapes and notes took center stage. The stock…

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