The Market Reacts to Amazon’s New Purchase | July 18, 2017

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending June 18th, 2017 (The Market Reacts to Amazon’s New Purchase 6-18-17) Whole Foods Market (WFM) is a healthy place to eat, and although kind of pricey for consumers of that delicious and great food, the company has recently caught the eye of Amazon’s (AMZN) Jeff Bezos. Jeff…

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Moving On Up | From the Mind of the Gorilla

  When it comes to driving and you hear the word “class” – which brand comes to mind?   There’s so many luxury car companies out there – it may be hard to settle on just one.   Mercedes, Lexus, Cadillac, Audi, BMW…   These vehicles and brands have always seemed to be synonymous with…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | June 12, 2017

The bull market was back in full force on Wall Street until Friday, as small caps finally showed strength and broke out to new all-time highs as measured by the Russell 2000 Index. The healing process that started following the one-day correction in mid-May led to a robust rally in June, and all of the…

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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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