The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | February 12, 2018

It was a memorable week for investors without a doubt, as the major indices outright crashed on Monday, due to a vicious cycle of surging volatility and declining stocks. The Dow, the Nasdaq, and the S&P 500 all entered correction territory, dropping by more than 10% from their recent record highs, the deepest pullback in…

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One of the Toughest Weeks Ends Somewhat Positive | February 11, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on February 11, 2018 One of the Toughest Weeks Ends Somewhat Positive 2-11-18) This was one of the toughest weeks we have seen for the stock market in a long time. The 1,000-point daily declines in the Dow Jones Industrial Average have a way of…

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Old School Is the Cool School | From the Mind of the Gorilla

  Power… If there’s one thing more important than biotech, precious metals, tech, and the internet COMBINED – it would be energy. It’s not hard to figure out why… Without electricity – whether it’s generated through renewable means, fossil fuels, or nuclear – almost every other industry or market is dead in the water. Energy…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | February 5, 2018

After a stellar first month for equities this year, February started out on a decisively negative note, with the major indices enduring the deepest correction since August. The benchmarks fell by around 4% from the record highs set in the previous week, while volatility also hit a 15-month high. Year-to-date, stocks are still up by…

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Dow Pulls Back 666 Points | February 3, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on February 3, 2018 Dow Pulls Back 666 Points 2-3-18) What started out with a great jobs number before the bell on Friday quickly turned into a tough day for the stock market. The 200,000 new jobs created in January topped expectations of 190,000, as…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | January 29, 2018

The global financial elite gathered again in the picturesque city of Davos last week, and the hottest topics de jour were all on the agenda of the forum, such as interest rates and quantitative easing, protectionism, Brexit, and Bitcoin. Thanks to the busy event, volatility returned to the life of traders, even as the government…

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Market Remains in Overdrive Despite Fourth-Quarter GDP Number | January 28, 2018

State of the Stock Market Analysis for the Week Ending on January 21, 2018 Positive Week for Stock Market Despite Government Shutdown 1-21-18) Despite a disappointing fourth-quarter GDP number, the stock market remained in overdrive on Friday, as all three of the major indices moved to all-time highs. Estimates for the fourth quarter GDP were…

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It’s Finally Time | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Renewable energy…   For decades, we have been trying to find a way to really reduce our carbon footprint through the eventual phasing out of the fossil fuels that have been running our planet for centuries.   The reasoning behind the push is simple: renewable energy sources such as wind, hydro, or solar – have…

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The Week Ahead Stock Market Update | January 22, 2017

The holiday-shortened week started off in a very positive fashion on Wall Street, as stocks skyrocketed to new all-time highs on Tuesday. However, for a lot of stocks, that initial surge marked their weekly highs as well. While the bull run, which already took the major indices past several yearly targets in less than a…

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