The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | May 21, 2018

May 21, 2018 It was challenging to make sense of last week’s price action on Wall Street, but if one takes a step back, it’s clear that bulls still have all the reasons to be confident. The choppy and slightly frustrating days left the rising trend intact with regards to the major indices, even as…

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After Long Week, Major Indices End Not That Bad | May 20th, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on May 20th, 2018 After Long Week, Major Indices End Not That Bad 5-20-18) It was a tough week for the stock market, but it turned out fairly well. We saw some solid economic numbers, and after a long week, the major indices ended with…

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What? Me Worry? | From the Mind of the Gorilla

What a year, huh? 2018 is shaping up to be one of the biggest and best for people like us – investors. Of course, there were a few times this year when the markets seemed a little shaky – when investors worried that the “Trump Effect” was finally starting to wear off and people started…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | May 14, 2018

  May 14, 2018 While the major U.S. indices are still well off their all-time highs following the deepest correction in years, last week provided a huge confidence boost for bulls, as stocks rose all five sessions. The Gorilla was glad to see the Nasdaq and small caps lead the way higher, as it is…

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Stock Market Looking Forward To Summer Months | May 13, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on May 13th, 2018 Stock Market Looking Forward To Summer Months 5-13-18) Stocks closed out the week with five straight wins, as the Dow rose 2.3%, the Nasdaq rose 2.7% and the S&P 500 lifted by 2.4%. The Volatility Index (VIX) pulled back toward 13,…

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Do You Have The Guts? | From the Mind of the Gorilla

  Everything moves fast in the world of investing… There’s a sharp learning curve that quickly separates those who can cut the mustard and those who are bound to become lunchmeat. You have to have guts to make it in this business. Chutzpah, grit, fortitude, cojones – all describe what it takes to make it…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | May 7, 2018

May 7, 2018 The emotional roller coaster of the earnings season dominated Wall Street last week, with the Fed’s rate decision and a slew of economic indicators thrown into the mix as well. The result was another choppy and flat week, as the major indices finished virtually unchanged, despite the wild swing in both directions.…

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Apple Helps Stock Market Close Out Week Fairly Strong | May 6th, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on May 5th, 2018 Apple Helps Stock Market Close Out Week Fairly Strong 5-6-18) It is always fun to learn what Warren Buffett is buying. He apparently bought 75 million shares of Apple (AAPL) during the first quarter, and for a man that initially would…

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The Oracle Of Omaha Talks Cryptos | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Man, it seems like you can’t turn on the computer or TV now a days and NOT see a story about cryptocurrencies, and for good reason… They’ve created so much wealth over the last few years – that it’s almost impossible to ignore the possibilities. So it makes sense why so many people are talking…

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