Amid Unrest, Stock Market Quarter Ends Impressively | April 2nd, 2017

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending April 2nd, 2017 (Amid Unrest, Stock Market Quarter Ends Impressively 4-2-17) We may have closed negative for the major indices on Friday, but the stock market closed out a very impressive quarter that saw the Dow rise 4.6%, the Nasdaq leap 9.8% and the S&P 500…

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Back To The Future…or Past | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Where’s Marty McFly and his time traveling Delorean when you need him?   While I’m sure some of us would use it to go back in time and tell our younger selves to buy some choice stocks…   Maybe IBM (IBM) or Apple (AAPL), or maybe get in early on the whole dotcom era –…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | March 27, 2017

  Volatility shot higher last week on Wall Street as stocks turned lower in the aftermath of the Fed’s second rate hike in three months. The S&P 500 ended an incredible streak of more than 100 sessions without a decline of 1%, as investors were spooked by the Republican Party’s inner struggle regarding the planned…

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Stock Market Took Tough Week In Stride | March 26, 2017

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending March 26th, 2017 (Stock Market Took Tough Week In Stride 3-26-17) It was difficult week on Wall Street, and we could probably blame the “Mad Hatters” in Washington DC. Tuesday’s big selloff was a one-day event, and it came with the backdrop of all sorts of…

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Is There No Stopping Amazon? | From the Mind of the Gorilla

If you’re reading this… you have the internet.   If you have the internet… odds are, you’ve at least perused the vastness of Amazon’s pages – if not bought something from this online retail giant.   You can buy almost ANYTHING on Amazon (AMZN) – from books, to toilet paper to your favorite brand of…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | March 20, 2017

March 20, 2017 Traders experienced a strange, two-faced week on Wall Street, as all eyes were focused on Janet Yellen and Co. once again. The Fed lived up to expectations and raised its benchmark interest rate by 0.25% following the similar move in December. Despite the tightening step, the Central Bank was far from being…

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Fairly Quiet Week on Wall Street | March 19th 2017

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending March 19th, 2017 (Fairly Quiet Week on Wall Street  3-19-17) The week had begun with great expectations that we would get a catalyst or two that would send the stock market to new, breakout highs or a long-awaited selloff. The buzz surrounding Janet Yellen and the…

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The Rising Tide Continues | From the Mind of the Gorilla

It is getting hot in here! What am I talking about? I’m talking about the fact that there is verifiable PROOF that Wall Street is FINALLY starting to heat up again. Sooooo, I bet you’re wondering what that proof is – well, I’m about to tell you… But first, what do you know about self-driving…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | March 13, 2017

The spectacular bull market that followed the “Great Recession” just turned eight last week, as the S&P 500 hit its generational low at the diabolical 666 level exactly on the 9th of March in 2009. Since then, the world’s most followed benchmark is up by more than 200%, with last week’s correction being only a…

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